Standard Active Last Updated: Jul 30, 2019
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)

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.

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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 04.12
Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.1520/E2518-19
ICS Code: 43.080.10