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ASTM D5998

Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 September 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 3
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This specification covers self supporting, molded polyethylene, tight head drums designed for surface and air shipment, ranging in size from 5 gal (19 L) to and including 55 gal (208 L).

Virgin or recycled polyethylene plastics2 or combinations thereof can be used provided the finished product meets the requirements of this specification.

NOTE 1-There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.

NOTE 2-This standard is intended to replace MIL-D-43703C.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that 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.

2 As defined in Guide D7209.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

ASTM D5998
September 1, 2016
Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums
This specification covers self supporting, molded polyethylene, tight head drums designed for surface and air shipment, ranging in size from 5 gal (19 L) to and including 55 gal (208 L). Virgin or...
April 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums
This specification covers self supporting, molded polyethylene, tight head drums designed for surface and air shipment, ranging in size from 5 gal (19 L) to and including 55 gal (208 L). Virgin or...
July 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums
This specification covers self supporting, molded polyethylene, tight head drums designed for surface and air shipment, ranging in size from 5 gal [19 L] to and including 55 gal [208 L]. The...
July 10, 1996
Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers self supporting, molded polyethylene, tight head drums designed for surface and air shipment, ranging in size from 5 gal (19 L) to and including 55 gal (208 L)....

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