Standard Practices & Specifications
Military Packaging, Standard Practice for
This document outlines standard processes for the development and documentation of military packaging, as distinct from commercial packaging. This standard covers methods of preservation to protect materiel against environmentally induced corrosion and deterioration, physical and mechanical damage, and other forms of degradation during storage, multiple handling, and shipment of materiel in the defense transportation system.
Military Marking for Shipment and Storage
This standard provides the minimum requirements for uniform military marking for shipment and
storage. Additional markings may be required by the contract or the cognizant activity.
ASTM 06251/06251 M-07e2
Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Panel board Shipping Boxes
This specification covers the fabrication and closure of empty and full wood-cleated, hereafter
referred to as wood-cleated, panelboard boxes. These boxes are intended for use as containers
for domestic and overseas shipment of general materials and supplies.
ASTM 05168 – 09
Standard Practice for Fabrication and Closure of Triple-Wall Corrugated Fiberboard
Triple-wall corrugated fiberboard containers are used to unitize products into containers of size and shape suitable for manual or mechanical handling and to protect the contents against
environmental, handling, shipping, and storage conditions. This practice is intended to cover
some of the basic constructions and styles of commercially available triple-wall fiberboard
packaging used to unitize and protect contents.
Standard Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes
This practice covers the fabrication of new fiberboard boxes, liners and sleeves. This practice
points out the factors and components that must be controlled in the manufacture of corrugated
and solid fiberboard boxes, liners and sleeves.
PPP-B-16720(1) Boxes, Shipping, Reusable with Cushioning
This specification covers Shipping boxes (Fast Packs) consisting of a fiberboard box with
appropriate cushioning components for the intended use.
ASTM 04727/ 04727M – 07
Standard Specification for Corrugated and Solid Fiberboard Sheet Stock (Container Grade) and Cut Shapes
This specification covers corrugated and solid fiberboard sheet stock (container grade) and cut
shapes intended for use mainly in the fabrication of boxes and interior details (for example,
pads, sleeves, liners, partitions, and die-cut sheets).
Wrapping Materials, Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor Treated, Opaque
This specification covers wrapping materials (carriers) which have been treated either by
coating or impregnating with a corrosion inhibitor.
This document covers heat-sealable bags used in military preservation.
ASTM 01974 – 98(2003)
Standard Practice for Methods of Closing, Sealing, and Reinforcing Fiberboard Boxes
This practice describes several methods for closing, sealing, and reinforcing fiberboard (solid
and corrugated, excluding triple wall) shipping boxes used for shipment. One or several
methods listed in this practice may be referenced in regulations, specifications, or contracts.
Wood Members of Containers and Pallets, Quality Of
This practice covers the quality requirements for three classes of hard and soft wood members,
excluding man-made or fabricated wood composites, used in the construction of boxes, crates,
pallets, and blocking and bracing.