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ASTM D 996 : 2010

NA

NA

Status of Standard is Unknown

Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

11-01-2011

1.1 This terminology is a compilation of definitions of technical terms used in the packaging and distribution environments. Terms that are generally understood or adequately found in other readily available sources are not included.

1.2 A definition is a single sentence with additional information included in discussions.

1.3 Definitions that are identical to those published by another standards organization or ASTM committee are identified with the name of the organization or ASTM committee.

1.4 The definitions in this terminology are grouped into related areas under principal concepts. The broad discriptor term for each group is followed in alphabetical order by narrower terms and related terms. Cross-references are included where the concept group is not obvious.

Committee
D 10
DocumentType
Reference Material
Pages
12
PublisherName
American Society for Testing and Materials
Status
NA
SupersededBy
Supersedes

ASTM D 6255/D6255M : 2018 Standard Specification for Steel or Aluminum Slotted Angle Crates
ASTM D 5445 : 2015 Standard Practice for Pictorial Markings for Handling of Goods
ASTM D 5487 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
ASTM D 4504 : 1994 : R2018 Standard Specification for Molded Polyethylene Open-Head-Pails for Industrial Shipping of Nonhazardous Goods
ASTM D 4279 : 1995 : R2017 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Shipping Containers—Constant and Cycle Methods
ASTM D 5265 : 2009 : R2016 Standard Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing
ASTM D 6804 : 2019 Standard Guide for Hand Hole Design in Corrugated Boxes
ASTM F 2391 : 2005 : R2016 Standard Test Method for Measuring Package and Seal Integrity Using Helium as the Tracer Gas
ASTM D 1974/D1974M : 2016 Standard Practice for Methods of Closing, Sealing, and Reinforcing Fiberboard Boxes
ASTM D 2658 : 2018 Standard Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Fiberboard Boxes
ASTM D 7478/D7478M : 2011 : R2017 Standard Specification for Heavy Duty Sheathed Wood Crates
ASTM D 6199 : 2018 : REV A Standard Practice for Quality of Wood Members of Containers and Pallets
ASTM D 7387 : 2020 Standard Test Method for Vibration Testing of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) Used for Shipping Liquid Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods)
ASTM D 5486/D5486M : 2006 : R2020 Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Packaging, Box Closure, and Sealing
ASTM D 4991 : 2007 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Leakage Testing of Empty Rigid Containers by Vacuum Method
ASTM D 3813/D3813M : 1998 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Curling, Twisting, and Tubing on Unwind of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 5331 : 2003 : R2016 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Mechanical Handling of Unitized Loads Secured with Stretch Wrap Films
ASTM D 951 : 2017 Standard Test Method for Water Resistance of Shipping Containers by Spray Method
ASTM D 642 : 2020 Standard Test Method for Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads
ASTM D 3611 : 2006 : R2019 Standard Practice for Accelerated Aging of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 2063/D2063M : 2010 : R2018 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Torque Retention for Packages with Continuous Thread Closures Using Non-Automated (Manual) Torque Testing Equipment
ASTM D 6179 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Rough Handling of Unitized Loads and Large Shipping Cases and Crates
ASTM D 3950 : 2017 Standard Specification for Strapping, Nonmetallic (and Joining Methods)
ASTM D 5168 : 2012 : R2017 Standard Practice for Fabrication and Closure of Triple-Wall Corrugated Fiberboard Containers
ASTM D 5570/D5570M : 2010 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Water Resistance of Tape and Adhesives Used as Box Closure
ASTM D 5264 : 1998 : R2019 Standard Practice for Abrasion Resistance of Printed Materials by the Sutherland Rub Tester
ASTM D 3951 : 2018 Standard Practice for Commercial Packaging
ASTM D 3652/D3652M : 2001 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Thickness of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 7932 : 2017 Standard Specification for Printed, Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Labels for Use in Extreme Distribution Environments
ASTM D 5277 : 1992 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Performing Programmed Horizontal Impacts Using an Inclined Impact Tester
ASTM A 700 : 2014(R2019) Standard Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
ASTM D 3953 : 2015 Standard Specification for Strapping, Flat Steel and Seals
ASTM D 5748 : 1995 : R2019 Standard Test Method for Protrusion Puncture Resistance of Stretch Wrap Film
ASTM D 6537 : 2000 : R2014 Standard Practice for Instrumented Package Shock Testing For Determination of Package Performance
ASTM D 7030 : 2004 : R2017 Standard Test Method for Short Term Creep Performance of Corrugated Fiberboard Containers Under Constant Load Using a Compression Test Machine
ASTM D 6398 : 2008 : R2014 Standard Practice to Enhance Identification of Drug Names on Labels (Withdrawn 2022)
ASTM D 1596 : 2014 Standard Test Method for Dynamic Shock Cushioning Characteristics of Packaging Material
ASTM D 7386 : 2016 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
ASTM D 3076 : 2018 Standard Practice for Effective Crimping on Outside Crimped Valves of Aerosol Containers (Withdrawn 2023)
ASTM D 4169 : 2016 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
ASTM D 6123/D6123M : 1997 : R2020 Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Light-Duty Packaging and General Purpose Masking
ASTM D 3715/D3715M : 1998 : R2019 Standard Practice for Quality Assurance of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 3759/D3759M : 2005 : R2019 Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Pressure-Sensitive Tape
ASTM D 6653/D6653M : 2013 Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method
ASTM D 4041/D4041M : 2005 : R2017 Standard Practice for Determining Spray Patterns of Mechanical Pump Dispensers
ASTM D 5571 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Plastic Tighthead Drums Not Exceeding 60 Gal (227 L) in Rated Capacity
ASTM D 5458 : 1995 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Peel Cling of Stretch Wrap Film
ASTM D4003:1998(R2019)e1 Standard Test Methods for Programmable Horizontal Impact Test for Shipping Containers and Systems<br>
ASTM D 3069 : 1994 : R2013 Standard Test Method for Delivery Rate of Aerosol Products (Withdrawn 2022)
ASTM D 5414 : 1995 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Horizontal Impact Performance of Load Unitizing Stretch Wrap Films
ASTM D 7298 : 2006 : R2017 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Comparative Legibility by Means of Polarizing Filter Instrumentation
ASTM D 4577 : 2019 Standard Test Method for Compression Resistance of a Container Under Constant Load
ASTM D 5276 : 2019 Standard Test Method for Drop Test of Loaded Containers by Free Fall
ASTM D 5639/D5639M : 2020 Standard Practice for Selection of Corrugated Fiberboard Materials and Box Construction Based on Performance Requirements
ASTM D 4332 : 2014 Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
ASTM F 2825 : 2018 Standard Practice for Climatic Stressing of Packaging Systems for Single Parcel Delivery
ASTM D 880 : 1992 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Impact Testing for Shipping Containers and Systems
ASTM D 5330/D5330M : 2006 : R2020 Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Packaging, Filament-Reinforced
ASTM D 3833/D3833M : 1996 : R2019 Standard Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 999 : 2008 : R2015 Standard Test Methods for Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers
ASTM D 6254/D6254M : 2020 Standard Specification for Wirebound Pallet-Type Wood Boxes
ASTM D 6252/D6252M : 1998 : R2019 Standard Test Method for Peel Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Label Stocks at a 90° Angle
ASTM D 3889/D3889M : 1996 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Adherence to Linerboard of Pressure-Sensitive Tape at Low Temperature
ASTM F 2338 : 2009 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Nondestructive Detection of Leaks in Packages by Vacuum Decay Method
ASTM D 4775/D4775M : 2009 : R2014 Standard Specification for Identification and Configuration of Prefilled Syringes and Delivery Systems for Drugs (Excluding Pharmacy Bulk Packages) (Withdrawn 2022)
ASTM D 5663 : 2015 : R2020 Standard Guide for Validating Recycled Content in Packaging Paper and Paperboard
ASTM D 1975 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress Crack Resistance of Plastic Injection Molded Open Head Pails
ASTM D 6590/D6590M : 2000 : R2020 Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Sealing Fiber Containers and Cans (Withdrawn 2021)
ASTM D 4774 : 2011 : R2017 Standard Specification for User Applied Drug Labels in Anesthesiology (Withdrawn 2022)
ASTM D 5459 : 1995 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Machine Direction Elastic Recovery and Permanent Deformation and Stress Retention of Stretch Wrap Film
ASTM F 3169 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Leak Detection in Blister Packaging by Vacuum Deflection Method by Laser Measurement
ASTM D 5749 : 2017 Standard Specification for Reinforced and Plain Gummed Tape for Sealing and Securing
ASTM D 6055 : 1996 : R2019 Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Handling of Unitized Loads and Large Shipping Cases and Crates
ASTM D 3811/D3811M : 1996 : R2018 Standard Test Method for Unwind Force of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 5118/D5118M : 2015 : R2020 Standard Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes
ASTM D 3330/D3330M : 2004 : R2018 Standard Test Method for Peel Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Tape
ASTM D 3103 : 2020 Standard Test Method for Thermal Insulation Performance of Distribution Packages
ASTM F 2227 : 2013 : R2021 Standard Test Method for Non-Destructive Detection of Leaks in Non-sealed and Empty Packaging Trays by CO<inf>2</inf> Tracer Gas Method
ASTM D 3332 : 1999 : R2016 Standard Test Methods for Mechanical-Shock Fragility of Products, Using Shock Machines
ASTM D 6251/D6251M : 2019 Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes
ASTM D 5077 : 1990 : R2015 Standard Terminology Relating to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Packaging Materials
ASTM D 8314 : 2020 Standard Guide for Performance Testing of Applied Stretch Films and Stretch Wrapping
ASTM D 6880/D6880M : 2019 Standard Specification for Wood Boxes
ASTM D 3482 : 2007 : REV A : R2014 Standard Practice for Determining Electrolytic Corrosion of Copper by Adhesives
ASTM D 3580 : 1995 : R2015 Standard Test Methods for Vibration (Vertical Linear Motion) Test of Products
ASTM D 1968 : 2019 Standard Terminology Relating to Paper and Paper Products
ASTM D 5094/D5094M : 2009 : R2014 Standard Test Methods for Gross Leakage of Liquids from Containers with Threaded or Lug-Style Closures (Withdrawn 2023)
ASTM D 4919 : 2017 Standard Guide for Testing of Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Packagings
ASTM D 6788 : 2002 : R2017 Standard Specification for Repositionable Pressure-Sensitive Flags
ASTM D 5728 : 2012 : R2020 Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport
ASTM D 6039/D6039M : 2018 Standard Specification for Open and Covered Wood Crates
ASTM D 1185 : 1998 : REV A : R2017 Standard Test Methods for Pallets and Related Structures Employed in Materials Handling and Shipping
ASTM D 4727/D4727M : 2017 Standard Specification for Corrugated and Solid Fiberboard Sheet Stock (Container Grade) and Cut Shapes
ASTM D 4168 : 1995 : R2015 Standard Test Methods for Transmitted Shock Characteristics of Foam-in-Place Cushioning Materials
ASTM D 6344 : 2004 : R2017 Standard Test Method for Concentrated Impacts to Transport Packages
ASTM D 5415 : 1995 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Load Containment Performance of Stretch Wrap Films by Vibration Testing
ASTM D 4649 : 2020 Standard Guide for Use of Stretch Films and Wrapping Application
ASTM D 6198 : 2018 Standard Guide for Transport Packaging Design
ASTM D 5112 : 1998 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Vibration (Horizontal Linear Motion) Test of Products
ASTM D 3816/D3816M : 1996 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration Rate of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes
ASTM D 6253 : 2016 Standard Practice for Treatment and/or Marking of Wood Packaging Materials
ASTM D 6256/D6256M : 2016 Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Shipping Boxes with Skidded, Load-Bearing Bases
ASTM D 4675 : 2014 : REV A Standard Guide for Selection and Use of Flat Strapping Materials<sup>1</sup>
ASTM D 5416 : 1995 : R2020 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Abrasion Resistance of Stretch Wrap Films by Vibration Testing
ASTM D 4728 : 2017 Standard Test Method for Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers
ASTM D 5375/D5375M : 1998 : R2019 Standard Test Methods for Liner Removal at High Speeds from Pressure-Sensitive Label Stock
ASTM D 2860/D2860M : 2018 Standard Test Method for Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Tape to Fiberboard at 90° Angle and Constant Stress
ASTM D 6295/D6295M : 1998 : R2019 Standard Test Method for Dispensability of Light–Duty Pressure–Sensitive Film Tape (Withdrawn 2023)
ASTM D 7860 : 2014 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Torque Retention for Child Resistant and Non-Child Resistant Packages with Continuous Thread Closures Using Automated Torque Testing Equipment
ASTM D 6573/D6573M : 2013 : R2020 Standard Specification for General Purpose Wirebound Shipping Boxes

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