ASTM-F1140 Standard Test Methods for Internal Pressurization Failure Resistance of Unrestrained Packages

ASTM-F1140 - 2013 R20(E1) EDITION - CURRENT
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Standard Test Methods for Internal Pressurization Failure Resistance of Unrestrained Packages



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1.1 These test methods explain the procedure for determining the ability of open or closed packages to withstand internal pressurization.

1.2 The burst test internally and increasingly pressurizes the package until the package fails.

1.3 The creep test maintains a specified pressure for a specified time.

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.


burst; closed package; creep; flexible packaging; inflation; medical packaging; open package; ICS Number Code 55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages)

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15.10 (Packaging; Flexible Barrier Packaging)

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

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2013 R20(E1) EDITION



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July 29, 2020

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Test Method

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5 pages

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