ASTM International - ASTM D5487-98(2008)

Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2008
Status: historical
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (General purpose containers): 55.180.10
significance And Use:

Shipping containers and the interior packaging materials are used to protect their contents from the hazards encountered in handling, transportation, and storage. Shock is one of the more... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the general procedures of using shock machines to replicate the effects of vertical drops of loaded shipping containers, cylindrical containers, and bags and sacks.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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, 2016
Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
4.1 Shipping containers and the interior packaging materials are used to protect their contents from the hazards encountered in handling, transportation, and storage. Shock is one of the more...
ASTM D5487-98(2008)
April 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
Shipping containers and the interior packaging materials are used to protect their contents from the hazards encountered in handling, transportation, and storage. Shock is one of the more troublesome...
October 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
1.1 This test method covers the general procedures of using shock machines to replicate the effects of vertical drops of loaded shipping containers, cylindrical containers, and bags and sacks. 1.2...
October 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
1.1 This test method covers the general procedures of using shock machines to replicate the effects of vertical drops of loaded shipping containers, cylindrical containers, and bags and sacks. 1.2...
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