Active Standard ASTM E2518 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53
Book of Standards Volume: 04.12
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This specification covers the general requirements for the Type IV Cargo Bed Cover (CBC). The Type IV Cargo Bed Cover is a removable general purpose rigid enclosure for the cargo bed of the M923, 5 Ton Cargo Truck/M1083, 5 Ton Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV)/M1095, 5 Ton MTV Trailer. The CBC provides environmental protection and security for mission equipment and items of general transport. Materials shall be tested and shall conform to the general requirements such as first article, conformance, operating requirements, support and ownership requirements, environmental requirements, and interface and operability requirements.
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1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for the Type IV Cargo Bed Cover (CBC). The Type IV CBC is a removable general purpose rigid wall enclosure that is mounted to the following model 5 ton cargo trucks: (1) the M923 Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) and (2) the M1083 MTV. It also can be mounted on the M1095 5 Ton MTV 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.
ACGIH DocumentsACGIH Threshold Limit Values
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)
Federal StandardsFED-STD-595 Colors Used in Government Procurement
Military StandardsMIL-DTL-53072 Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) System Application Procedures and Quality Control Inspection
Military HandbooksMIL-HDBK-1791 Designing for Internal Aerial Delivery in Fixed Winged Aircraft
ICS Number Code 43.080.10 (Trucks and trailers)