Active Standard ASTM E2639 | Developed by Subcommittee: E54.08
Book of Standards Volume: 15.08
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Significance and Use
5.1 This test procedure is used to measure two of the main effects of an explosive detonated in a trash receptacle as related to the type and amount of explosive charge and the location where the charge is placed in the trash receptacle. The two effects are:
5.4 For users having interest in determining overpressures created by the detonation, Appendix X1 provides guidance for making such determinations.
1.1.2 Appendix X1 provides guidance for determining the magnitude of blast waves (that is, external overpressures) developed.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D638 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
D747 Test Method for Apparent Bending Modulus of Plastics by Means of a Cantilever Beam
D790 Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D882 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
E2740 Specification for Trash Receptacles Subjected to Blast Resistance Testing
Government StandardsVoluntaryProductStan Structural Plywood Available from the worldwide web at http://ts.nist.gov/Standards/Conformity/upload/PS%201%20final%20complete%20w%20cover.pdf.
ICS Number Code 13.230 (Explosion protection)
UNSPSC Code 52141515(Domestic trash compactors)