Accession Number : ADA192947

Title :   Drop Test-21C Fiberboard Drums and Number 4 Type (TNT) Fiberboard Boxes.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1-30 Sep 87,

Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL

Personal Author(s) : Meyer, William

PDF Url : ADA192947

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS) was tasked by U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center to conduct drop tests on DOT 21C fiberboard drums and No. 4 (TNT) fiberboard boxes to determine conformity to United Nations Proposed Performance Oriented Packaging (POP) rules for hazardous materials. During September 1987, USADACS conducted drop tests on six new and six used DOT 21C fiberboard drums, as well as five new and five used No. 4 type fiberboard boxes. Tests were conducted in accordance with Federal Register Proposed Rule Changes, Part 178.603 with all test samples, both new and used, passing POP drop tests. Keywords: Performance oriented packaging, Federal register proposed rule changes.

Descriptors :   *FIBERBOARD, *AMMUNITION CONTAINERS, AMMUNITION, ARMY, BOXES, CONFORMITY, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, DROP TESTS, ENGINEERING, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, PACKAGING, SAMPLING, TNT, UNITED NATIONS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE