ASTM E2517 - 13

    Standard Specification for Cargo Bed Cover, Type III (M35A2, 2 1/2 Ton Cargo Truck/M1078, 2 1/2 Ton Lightweight Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV)/ M1082, 2 1/2 Ton LMTV Trailer)

    Active Standard ASTM E2517 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for the Type III Cargo Bed Cover (CBC). The Type III CBC is a removable general purpose rigid wall enclosure that is mounted on any of the following model 2.5 ton cargo trucks (1) the M35A2 Lightweight Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) and (2) the M1078 LMTV. It can also be mounted on the M1082 LMTV Trailer. The CBC provides environmental protection and security for mission equipment and items of general transport.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test required portion, Section 4, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements 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.

    Federal Standards

    FED-STD-595 Colors Used in Government Procurement

    Military Standards

    MIL-C-46168 Coating, Aliphatic Polyurethane, Chemical Agent Resistant

    MIL-CDTL-53039 Coating, Aliphatic Polyurethane, Single Component, Chemical Agent Resistant

    MIL-CDTL-53072 Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) System Application Procedures and Quality Control Inspection

    MIL-PRF-22750 Coating, Epoxy, High Solids

    MIL-STD-1366 Transportability Criteria

    MIL-STD-1472 Design Criteria: Human Engineering

    MIL-STD-209 Slinging and Tiedown Provisions for Lifting and Tying Down Military Equipment

    MIL-STD-810 Environmental Test Methods and Engineering Guidelines

    Military Handbooks

    MIL-HDBK-1791 Designing for Internal Aerial Delivery in Fixed Winged Aircraft

    MIL-HDBK-759 Human Engineering Design

    OSHA Documents

    Title29CFR1910 OHSA Permissible Exposure Limits

    ACGIH Documents

    ACGIH Threshold Limit Values

    ASTM Standards

    E1925 Specification for Engineering and Design Criteria for Rigid Wall Relocatable Structures

    F501 Test Method for Aerospace Materials Response to Flame, with Vertical Test Specimen (for Aerospace Vehicles Standard Conditions)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 43.080.10 (Trucks and trailers)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25101611(Cargo trucks)


    DOI: 10.1520/E2517

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