Accession Number:

ADA482568

Title:

Metal Top Adapter ACV0000807, Manufactured by Delfasco, Inc. for Alliant Techsystems, Inc., for PA116 Containers on a 44" x 40" Wood Pallet, First Article Tests (FATs) IAW MIL-STD-1660, "Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads"

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER MCALESTER OK VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SJMAC-DEV conducted First Article Tests FATs IAW MlL-STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads on the metal top adapter ACV0000807 manufactured by Delfasco, Inc. of Afton, Tennessee, for Alliant Techsystems, Inc. of Plymouth, Michigan for PA116 containers on a 44 x 40 wood pallet. Two 2 test units were tested with a load of 2,495 lbs each. The tests accomplished on the test units were the Stacking, Repetitive Shock, Drop, Incline-Impact, Sling Compatibility, Forklifting, and Disassembly Tests. The test units passed all requirements with no significant problems encountered. As a result of the performance of the test units during testing, the metal top adapter ACV0000807 manufactured by Delfasco, Incorporated of Afton, Tennessee, for Alliant Techsystems, Inc. of Plymouth, Michigan for PA116 containers on a 44 x 40 wood pallet, is recommended for use by the United States Army.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE