Accession Number:

ADA446518

Title:

40 in. x 48 in. Collapsible Quick-Crate Container, MIL-STD-1660 Tests, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER MCALESTER OK VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SJMAC-DEV conducted MIL-STD-1660 Tests, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads on the 40 x 48 Quick Crate Container manufactured by League Manufacturing, from Greenville, SC. Two 2 containers were tested with a load of 4,055 lbs. each. The tests accomplished on the test units were the stacking, vibration, drop, incline impact, forklift handling, and disassembly tests. The containers passed all requirements with no significant problems encountered. As a result of the performance of the container, the 40 x 48 Quick Crate Container manufactured by League Manufacturing is suitable for United States Army use in such applications as retrograde repacking operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE