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  • ASTM D 4577 : 2000 : R2003 : EDT 1

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    Standard Test Method for Compression Resistance of a Container Under Constant Load

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  11-11-2014

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  10-04-2000

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1 This test method is designed to determine the resistance of a shipping container to a vertically applied constant load for either a specified time or to failure. The test method may also, include, for example, a package of a shipping container, palletized or unitized loads.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 6.

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    Committee D 10
    Document Type Test Method
    Product Note Reconfirmed EDT 1
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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    ASTM D 7030 : 2004 : R2017 Standard Test Method for Short Term Creep Performance of Corrugated Fiberboard Containers Under Constant Load Using a Compression Test Machine
    ASTM D 4919 : 2017 Standard Guide for Testing of Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Packagings
    ASTM D 5571 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Plastic Tighthead Drums Not Exceeding 60 Gal (227 L) in Rated Capacity
    ASTM D 642 : 2015 Standard Test Method for Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads
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