ASTM D6055 Mechanical Handling Unitized Loads

Testing Standard:

ASTM D6055 Test Methods for Mechanical Handling of Unitized Loads and Large Shipping Cases and Crates

Standard Number
ASTM D6055

Standard Title
Test Methods for Mechanical Handling of Unitized Loads and Large Shipping Cases and Crates

Overview:

ASTM D6055 is a test method that covers general mechanical handling of unitized loads and large shipping cases or crates to replicate the effects of mechanical handling within its distribution environment. This test method is a general guideline to conduct the testing accurately with repeatable procedures. Purple Diamond Testing offers ASTM D6055 Testing as part of our packaging integrity testing services.

Rationale:

ASTM D 6055 – Test Methods for Mechanical Handling of Unitized Loads and Large Shipping Cases and Crates. Can be used to evaluate the performance of how unitized loads and large shipping cases or crates are used to protect their contents from hazards that occur during mechanical handling. Not all methods are applicable to a common means of material handling such as pull pack, clamp truck, and a spade lift-type. The test method is used to create general simulation hazards in a laboratory environment that are 100% repeatable.

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