ASTM D5998

Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Shipping and Storage Drums

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 July 1996
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Thermoplastic materials): 83.080.20
ICS Code (Barrels. Drums. Canisters): 55.140
scope:

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).

1.2 The polyethylene plastics to be used may be virgin plastics or recycled plastics.

NOTE 1--There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.

NOTE 2--This standard is intended to replace MIL-D-43703C and PS 34 - 95.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 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.

Document History

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...
ASTM D5998
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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