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Title: Drop Tests of 325 Pound 6M Specification Packages

Abstract

Testing of 6M specification packages, performed in response to concerns over the integrity of the clamp-ring closure, showed that the clamp-ring was unable to retain the top in thirty foot drop tests of packages having the maximum allowed weight (290 kg or 640 lb). To determine if the clamp-ring closure was adequate for packages with lower contents weight, a series of tests were performed on packages weighing 147 kg (325 lb) at a range of impact angles. The results showed that the standard clamp-ring closure was unable to retain the top in tests of standard 6M packages weighing 147 kg (325 lb). A test employing a plywood disk enhanced closure with impact at 6.5 degrees retained its top successfully.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
823527
Report Number(s):
WSRC-MS-2004-00220
TRN: US0401732
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference 2004, San Diego, CA (US), 07/25/2004--07/29/2004; Other Information: PBD: 30 Apr 2004
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; CONTAINERS; IMPACT TESTS; CLOSURES; WEIGHT

Citation Formats

SMITH, AC. Drop Tests of 325 Pound 6M Specification Packages. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
SMITH, AC. Drop Tests of 325 Pound 6M Specification Packages. United States.
SMITH, AC. Fri . "Drop Tests of 325 Pound 6M Specification Packages". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/823527.
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abstractNote = {Testing of 6M specification packages, performed in response to concerns over the integrity of the clamp-ring closure, showed that the clamp-ring was unable to retain the top in thirty foot drop tests of packages having the maximum allowed weight (290 kg or 640 lb). To determine if the clamp-ring closure was adequate for packages with lower contents weight, a series of tests were performed on packages weighing 147 kg (325 lb) at a range of impact angles. The results showed that the standard clamp-ring closure was unable to retain the top in tests of standard 6M packages weighing 147 kg (325 lb). A test employing a plywood disk enhanced closure with impact at 6.5 degrees retained its top successfully.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2004},
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