ASTM E2518 - 19

    Standard Specification for Cargo Bed Cover, Type IV (M923, 5 Ton Cargo Truck/M1083, 5 Ton Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV)/M1082, 5 Ton MTV Trailer)

    Active Standard ASTM E2518 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12


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    Abstract

    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.

    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 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. 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 pertains only to the test required portion, Section 5, 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements 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

    E631 Terminology of Building Constructions

    E1749 Terminology Relating to Rigid Wall Relocatable Shelters

    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 Standard

    FED-STD-595 Colors Used in Government Procurement


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 43.080.10 (Trucks and trailers)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25101611(Cargo trucks)


    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/E2518-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2518-19, Standard Specification for Cargo Bed Cover, Type IV (M923, 5 Ton Cargo Truck/M1083, 5 Ton Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV)/M1082, 5 Ton MTV Trailer), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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