ASTM-B660 Standard Practices for Packaging/Packing of Aluminum and Magnesium Products

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These practices describe methods of packaging/packing aluminum and magnesium products, in preparation for storage or shipment, both foreign and domestic. These practices are designed to deliver the products to their destination in good condition. Aluminum and magnesium products must be preserved and packed so as to be adequately protected from possible damage during shipment and storage. Major damage type are: mechanical and corrosion or water stain. These practices are classified according to levels of protection: Level A and commercial packaging.

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1.1 These practices describe methods of packaging/packing aluminum and magnesium products, in preparation for storage or shipment, both foreign and domestic. Assuming proper and normal handling in transit, these practices are designed to deliver the products to their destination in good condition. For DoD redistribution, see Supplementary Requirements.

1.2 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.

1.3 Aluminum and magnesium products must be preserved and packed so as to be adequately protected from possible damage during shipment and storage. Major damage types are:

1.3.1 Mechanical, including bending, crushing, denting, scratching, or gouging during handling and storage; and abrasions resulting from vibration during transport of the material.

1.3.2 Corrosion, or water stain, resulting from exposure of packed material to water, either externally applied, or as condensate caused by temperature variations in a humid atmosphere.

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.

Keywords

aluminum and magnesium products; packaging/packing ;; ICS Number Code 55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

02.02 (Aluminum and Magnesium Alloys)

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55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages Including reusable packages and unit loads)

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Document Number

ASTM-B660-15

Revision Level

2015 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

June 15, 2015

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

25 pages

Committee Number

B07.03