ASTM-D forms a part of this MIL-DTLK document which covers the Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping. ASTM D Crates. $ Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes. Please click the contact link below and email us your requiremnets. We can make. D /D M Specification for Natural Wood-Cleated. Panelboard Shipping IEEE/ASTM SI 10 Standard for Use of the International. System of Units (SI).

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This specification, however, does not cover wood-cleated panelboard box performance under all atmospheric, handling, shipping, and storage conditions. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets.

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Panels shall be fabricated by nailing, stapling, or gluing panelboard to cleats placed. See for conversion of units. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.

F Specification for Driven Fasteners: And according to load type: As a ‘Handbook’ rather than a ‘Standard’ the documents provided guidance in construction but didn’t indicate when a particular style box or crate should be used. It wasn’t until 20 to 30 years later the US military astk their research resulting in the recently retired standards such as the PPP-B and MIL-C that included extensive tables.

As it’s been said ‘the US Government has gotten out of the standards business’ and no longer publishes or manages wood packaging standards. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard.

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Fastener component test, fastener test for securing cleats to panelboard atm lateral resistance test; direct withdrawal resistance test; oxine copper preservative test; zinc napthenate preservative test; and preservative dryness test shall be performed to conform to the specified requirements. As ‘standards’ they provide mind bending details of exactly how particular styles should be created. Enter email then click here.


This specification covers the fabrication and closure of empty and full wood-cleated, hereafter referred to as wood-cleated, panelboard boxes.

Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the standard. What is now different is the wording and the emphasis on doing what works rather than something that meets the specific requirements of a document.

The appropriate distribution cycle, specified in Practice Dcan be used to develop comparative procedures and criteria.

Nails, Spikes, and Staples. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. According to preservative treatment; Treatment A and Treatment B.

ASTM D / DM – 11 Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes

ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract d2651 accurate, complete or up to date. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other.

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Now with the help of only a few dedicated volunteers, ASTM is rewriting the government standards in a softer way. There’s little historical documentation about wood packaging, but all of the different styles of wood boxes and crates were originally part of a single wood packaging handbook that was published by the US Department of Agriculture back in the s.


These boxes are intended for use as containers for domestic and overseas shipment of general materials and supplies, not exceeding lb [ kg] depending on box type see It is the responsibility of the user of the standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Although a great amount of engineering went into the suggestions, there were little to no tables that indicated exactly when to use a particular style.

The box shall be classified according to box type: These boxes are intended for use as containers for domestic and overseas shipment of general materials and supplies. Class 1 and Class 2.

D Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments. The new ASTM standards can be matched 1-to-1 with the old government ones and they even include the same tables.

Type asmt Type 2; and Type 3. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Earlier documentation of the styles were written more as guidelines than rules and offered what are now the current styles as suggestions.