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ASTM D 4728 : 2017 : R2022

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Standard Test Method for Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers

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Language(s)

English

Published date

13-05-2022

1.1This test method covers the random vibration testing of filled shipping units. Such tests may be used to assess the performance of a container with its interior packing and means of closure in terms of its ruggedness and the protection that it provides the contents when subjected to random vibration inputs.

1.2This test method provides guidance in the development and use of vibration data in the testing of shipping containers.

Note 1:Sources of supplementary information are listed in the Reference section (1-11).2

1.3This 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific safety hazard statements are given in Section 6.

1.4This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Committee
D 10
DocumentType
Test Method
Pages
5
PublisherName
American Society for Testing and Materials
Status
Current
Supersedes

ASTM D 1185 : 1998 : REV A : R2017 Standard Test Methods for Pallets and Related Structures Employed in Materials Handling and Shipping
ASTM D 3580 : 1995 : R2015 Standard Test Methods for Vibration (Vertical Linear Motion) Test of Products
ASTM D 4169 : 2022 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
ASTM D 6198 : 2018 Standard Guide for Transport Packaging Design

ASTM D 996 : 2023 Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments
ASTM D 996 : 2016 Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments
ASTM D 4169 : 2023 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
ASTM D 4169 : 2023 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems

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