Accession Number : ADA315880

Title :   McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) Wooden Pallet MIL-STD-1660 Tests.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL

Personal Author(s) : Haas, Bradley J.

PDF Url : ADA315880

Report Date : JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS), Validation Engineering Division (SIOAC-DEV), was tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) to conduct MIL-STD-1660 tests on 40- by 48-inch pallets produced by McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP). This report contains test results with the pallets provided failing to meet MIL-STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads, requirements due to nail failure.

Descriptors :   *FAILURE, *DESIGN CRITERIA, *PALLETS, *WOOD, *NAILS(FASTENERS), TEST AND EVALUATION, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, SPECIFICATIONS, MILITARY STANDARDS, IMPACT TESTS, DROP TESTS, AMMUNITION, SHOCK TESTS, STACKING.

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
      Containers and Packaging
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE