ASTM International - ASTM D6653-01

Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 April 2001
Status: historical
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Environmental testing): 19.040
ICS Code (Other standards related to freight distribution of goods): 55.180.99
scope:

1.1 These test methods determine the effects of pressure differential when packaged products are transported via certain modes of transport, such as feeder aircraft or ground over high mountain passes. The results of these tests are intended to be used for qualitative purposes.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

November 1, 2006
Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method
Packaged products transported via the feeder aircraft network are liable to experience altitudes as high as 5 791 m (19 000 ft).4 When exposed to these high altitude conditions, products or packaging...
ASTM D6653-01
April 10, 2001
Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method
1.1 These test methods determine the effects of pressure differential when packaged products are transported via certain modes of transport, such as feeder aircraft or ground over high mountain...
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