Standard Active Last Updated: Feb 15, 2021
ASTM E2517-21

Standard Specification for Cargo Bed Cover, Type III (M35A2, 212 Ton Cargo Truck/M1078, 212 Ton Lightweight Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV)/ M1082, 21

Abstract

This specification covers the general requirements for the Type III cargo bed cover (CBC). The Type III cargo bed cover is a removable general purpose rigid enclosure for the cargo bed of the 2-1/2 ton cargo truck (M35A2), 2-1/2 ton lightweight medium tactical vehicle (LMTV; M1078), and 2-1/2 ton LMTV trailer (M1082). The CBC provides environmental protection and security for mission equipment and items of general transport.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for the Type III Cargo Bed Cover (CBC). The Type III CBC is a removable general purpose rigid wall enclosure that is mounted on any of the following model 2.5 ton cargo trucks (1) the M35A2 Lightweight Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) and (2) the M1078 LMTV. It can also be mounted on the M1082 LMTV 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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 04.12
Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.1520/E2517-21
ICS Code: 43.080.10