ASTM D2658-04(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Determining Interior Dimensions of Fiberboard Boxes (Box Gage Method)


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the interior dimensions of regular slotted or special slotted styles of single-wall corrugated, double-wall corrugated, and solid fiberboard boxes.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 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 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.

    TAPPI Standards

    T400

    T827 Box Blank Dimensioning, Test Method

    ANSI Standard

    B46.1 Surface Texture Surface Roughness, Waviness and Lay

    ASTM Standards

    D685 Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing

    D996 Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

    D4332 Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing

    D4727/D4727M Specification for Corrugated and Solid Fiberboard Sheet Stock (Container Grade) and Cut Shapes

    D5118/D5118M Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method

    FBA/PMMI

    Tolerances for Corrugated Regular Slotted Containe Voluntary Industry Standard (See also ANSI Technical Report PMMI B155 TR2.1)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 55.160 (Cases. Boxes. Crates)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 24121500(Packaging boxes and bags and pouches)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2658-04R13

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2658-04(2013), Standard Test Method for Determining Interior Dimensions of Fiberboard Boxes (Box Gage Method), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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