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

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-04-2019

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1This 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.

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    1.1This 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 be used for palletized or unitized load configurations.

    1.2This 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 6.

    1.3This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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    Committee D 10
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 4919 : 2017 Standard Guide for Testing of Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Packagings
    ASTM D 642 : 2015 Standard Test Method for Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads
    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 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 4504 : 1994 : R2018 Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Open-Head-Pails for Industrial Shipping of Nonhazardous Goods

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    ASTM D 685 : 2017 Standard Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing
    ASTM D 4442 : 2007 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4332 : 2000 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4442 : 2015 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 4332 : 2022 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4332 : 2001 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM E 122 : 2017 : R2022 Standard Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process
    ASTM E 122 : 2017 Standard Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process
    ASTM D 4442 : 2016 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 4332 : 2001 : R2006 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4442 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 4332 : 2014 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4332 : 2001 : EDT 2 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 996 : 2010 Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments
    ASTM D 4332 : 1999 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4332 : 2013 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1984 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4332 : 2001 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R2003 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 685 : 1993 : R1998 Standard Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing
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