ASTM International - ASTM D5118/D5118M-05a
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes
|Publication Date:||1 October 2005|
|ICS Code (Cases. Boxes. Crates):||55.160|
1.1 This practice covers the fabrication of new fiberboard boxes, liners and sleeves.
1.2 This practice points out the factors and components that must be controlled in the manufacture of corrugated and solid fiberboard boxes, liners and sleeves.
1.3 This practice does not cover the adequacy of fiberboard containers under all conditions of exposure to atmosphere, handling, shipping and storage.
1.4 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the 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.