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ASTM D 4675 : 2006

Superseded
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Standard Guide for Selection and Use of Flat Strapping Materials
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

11-11-2014

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-10-2006

1.1 This guide covers information on flat strapping materials (steel or nonmetallic) for the prospective user wanting initial guidance in selecting a strapping material and applied configuration for use in packaging (closing, reinforcing, baling, unitizing, or palletizing) and loading (load unitization and securement to transport vehicle) applications. The use applies to handling, securement, storage, and distribution systems.

1.2 Carrier associations have established certain packaging and loading requirements that in some cases specify a type of strap, the minimum size or strength, or both, and type of joint or seal, or both, that must be used for certain types of shipments or under certain conditions. Users should consult with their carriers initially to determine if there are applicable, published requirements. Individual carriers may establish their own requirements (see ).

1.3 Limitations This guide is not intended to give specific information as to how strapping must be used in any particular packaging or loading situation. Rather it is intended to be informational in nature and is offered as a starting point for testing. The need for thorough user testing is to be emphasized as is a review of pertinent regulations that can influence the selection of sizes, types, and possibly, application methods.

1.4 The sections in this guide appear in the following order:

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

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. Specific safety hazard statements are given in Section and and .

Committee
D 10
DocumentType
Guide
Pages
17
PublisherName
American Society for Testing and Materials
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

ASTM D 7478/D7478M : 2011 : R2017 Standard Specification for Heavy Duty Sheathed Wood Crates
ASTM A 700 : 2014 Standard Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
ASTM D 5728 : 2012 Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport
ASTM D 6256/D6256M : 2016 Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Shipping Boxes with Skidded, Load-Bearing Bases
ASTM D 5168 : 2012 : R2017 Standard Practice for Fabrication and Closure of Triple-Wall Corrugated Fiberboard Containers
ASTM D 6880/D6880M : 2011 Standard Specification for Wood Boxes
ASTM D 6039/D6039M : 2018 Standard Specification for Open and Covered Wood Crates
ASTM D 4727/D4727M : 2017 Standard Specification for Corrugated and Solid Fiberboard Sheet Stock (Container Grade) and Cut Shapes
ASTM D 3953 : 2015 Standard Specification for Strapping, Flat Steel and Seals
ASTM D 1974/D1974M : 2016 Standard Practice for Methods of Closing, Sealing, and Reinforcing Fiberboard Boxes

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