Active Standard ASTM E1975 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53
Book of Standards Volume: 04.11
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This specification covers one type of lightweight field and mobile shelter designed for transport by cargo truck, fixed or rotary winged aircraft, rail, and ship, as shelter, electrical equipment S-280/G. Core, adhesive, and sealer materials used in the construction of this item shall be in accordance with the density, compressive strength, shear strength, flammability, and water absorption requirements. Shock mounts shall be subjected to hardness, resilience, and depression-deflection tests to check for compliance with specified requirements. Construction properties shall comply with the cleaning, arc or resistance welding, lamination (impact resistance), vapor seal, interchangeability, riveting, finishing, marking, shelter gross weight, service integrity, and tightness preconditioning specifications. Environmental service conditions such as moisture resistance, rapid temperature changes, and thermal differential including thermal deformation and heat transfer shall be met. The shelter shall also conform to the requirements for transportability whether in rail or air transport, capability to withstand flat and rotational drops and simulated towing, lifting and towing eye casting hardness, and static door and roof access steps vertical loads for structural integrity. Tightness tests shall be conducted as well to verify shielding from air, door latch torque, light, electromagnetic interference, water, and fording.
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1.1 This specification covers one type of lightweight field and mobile shelter designed for transport by cargo truck, fixed or rotary winged aircraft, by rail, and ship, as Shelter, Electrical Equipment S-280/G (see 15.5).
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 The following safety hazards caveat refers only to the test methods described in this specification. This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C273 Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials
D1621 Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics
D1622 Test Method for Apparent Density of Rigid Cellular Plastics
D2842 Test Method for Water Absorption of Rigid Cellular Plastics
E864 Practice for Surface Preparation of Aluminum Alloys to Be Adhesively Bonded in Honeycomb Shelter Panels
E1730 Specification for Rigid Foam for Use in Structural Sandwich Panel Cores
E1749 Terminology Relating to Rigid Wall Relocatable Shelters
E1773 Practice for Sealing Rigid Wall Tactical Shelters with Polysulfide Based Sealants
E1794 Specification for Adhesive for Bonding Foam Cored Sandwich Panels (200F Elevated Humidity Service), Type II Panels
E1801 Practice for Adhesive Bonding of Aluminum Facings in Foam and Beam Type Shelters
E1851 Test Method for Electromagnetic Shielding Effectiveness of Durable Rigid Wall Relocatable Structures
E1925 Specification for Engineering and Design Criteria for Rigid Wall Relocatable Structures
ICS Number Code 55.040 (Packaging materials and accessories)