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This standard is used to measure the integrity and stability of unitized loads, large cases and crates when subjected to rough handling. Not all methods are applicable to all products, containers and loads.
This standard can be used to evaluate the suitability of a unitized load or large container for rough handling and can be used to make design improvements where deficiencies are found. The standard provides test procedures for the following evaluations:
Types of packaging
Unitized Loads, large cases and crates
*Please note that the above information is a summary of ASTM D6179. Please refer to the ASTM website for full details.