ASTM E1974 - 19

    Standard Specification for Shelter, Electrical Equipment S-250/G

    Active Standard ASTM E1974 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.11

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    This specification establishes the requirements and the corresponding test methods for one type of lightweight field and mobile shelter designed for transport by cargo truck, fixed or rotary winged aircraft, by rail, and ship, designated as electric equipment shelter S-250/G. These requirements include those for the material, construction, environmental performance, structural integrity, and tightness characteristics.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers one type of lightweight field and mobile rigid wall shelter designed for transport by cargo truck, fixed or rotary winged aircraft, by rail, and ship, designated as Shelter, Electrical Equipment S-250/G.

    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 The following safety hazards caveat refers only to the test methods portion of 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C273/C273M Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials

    D1621 Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics

    D2842 Test Method for Water Absorption of Rigid Cellular Plastics

    E631 Terminology of Building Constructions

    E1370 Guide for Air Sampling Strategies for Worker and Workplace Protection

    E1749 Terminology Relating to Rigid Wall Relocatable Shelters

    E1773 Practice for Sealing Rigid Wall Tactical Shelters with Polysulfide Based Sealants

    E1800 Specification for Adhesive for Bonding Foam Cored Sandwich Panels (160F Elevated Humidity Service), Type I 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

    Federal Air Regulation (FAR)

    FAR 25.853 Compartment Interiors

    Commercial Standard

    SAE AMS-W-6858 Welding, Resistance: Spot and Seam

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/E1974-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM E1974-19, Standard Specification for Shelter, Electrical Equipment S-250/G, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019,

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