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ASTM D7386

Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 April 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 10
ICS Code (Complete, filled transport packages): 55.180.40
scope:

This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units, weighing up to but not exceeding 150 lb (68 kg), intended for the single parcel delivery system to withstand the hazards associated with the distribution environment. This is accomplished by subjecting them to a test plan consisting of a sequence of anticipated hazard elements encountered in the distribution cycles. This practice is not intended to supplant material specifications or existing pre-shipment test procedures.

The suitability of this practice for use with hazardous materials has not been determined.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

This 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in 1.1.

Document History

ASTM D7386
April 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units, weighing up to but not exceeding 150 lb (68 kg), intended for the single parcel delivery system...
April 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units, weighing up to but not exceeding 150 lb (68 kg), intended for the single parcel delivery system...
February 15, 2008
Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
This practice provides a uniform basis of evaluating, in a laboratory, the ability of shipping units, weighing up to but not exceeding 150 lb (68 kg), intended for the single parcel delivery system...

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