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MODUK - DEF STAN 81-124

Expanded Polyethylene Sheet and Mouldings, Type QX

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Organization: MODUK
Publication Date: 14 September 2007
Status: active
Page Count: 26
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This Defence Standard specifies requirements for expanded polyethylene sheet and mouldings for use as resilient cushioning material for packaging purposes. It is non-silver staining and is resistant to oil and petroleum spirit. The material may be used within the range -20 °C to + 70 °C.

Two types of material having different load bearing characteristics are covered by this Standard.

Type A Maximum static stress 10 kPa

Type B Maximum static stress 7 kPa

Type A material is cross linked and can be thermoformed over a wide temperature range and has additional thermal stability. 

The designation 'Type QX' indicates that the material is suitable for certain applications where a high degree of compatibility with explosives is a requirement. However, compatibility with all explosives in all environments has not been established, and Design Authorities should seek advice on particular applications from the Defence Packaging Group, Fort Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 7BP Tel: 01959 897218.

Document History

DEF STAN 81-124
September 14, 2007
Expanded Polyethylene Sheet and Mouldings, Type QX
This Defence Standard specifies requirements for expanded polyethylene sheet and mouldings for use as resilient cushioning material for packaging purposes. It is non-silver staining and is resistant...
June 30, 2000
Expanded Polyethylene Sheet and Mouldings, Type QX
This Defence Standard specifies requirements for expanded polyethylene sheet and mouldings for use as resilient cushioning material for packaging purposes. It is non-silver staining and is resistant...

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