Accession Number : AD0424070

Title :   REPORT ON THE PROPER METHOD OF SELECTING AND SPECIFYING PRESERVATION, PACKAGING, AND PACKING.

Corporate Author : REED RESEARCH INC WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 30 OCT 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : This report is divided into six sections as follows: Section I, Index of Specifications pertaining to Preparation for Delivery. This section lists available specifications pertaining to preparation for delivery, packaging materials, etc. Section II, Basic Methods of Preservation, Packaging and Packing. This section is the basic guide to selecting levels of preservation, types of preservative, unit package, and pack. It includes abstracts of certain basic specifications having to do with preparation for delivery. Section III, Materials. This section contains abstracts of specifications concerning packaging and packing materials. Section IV, Containers. This section lists most containers (by groups, the groups in order of frequency of use) available for which specifications have been written. Section V, Testing. This section discusses the selecting of proper tests. It also includes the tests of OS 8983. Section VI, Instructions for the Preparation of Section 5 of Item Specification. This section discusses the proper format for Section 5 of specifications and gives several examples of the proper handling of Section 5 for several common types of items. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONTAINERS, SPECIFICATIONS), (*PRESERVATION, SPECIFICATIONS), (*SPECIFICATIONS, INDEXES), (*INSTRUCTION MANUALS, CONTAINERS), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, MATERIALS, PREPARATION, TEST METHODS, STORAGE, HANDLING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE