A-A-59736, COMMERCIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION: BOXES, SHIPPING, REUSABLE WITH CUSHIONING (22 JAN 2003) [S/S BY PPP-B-1672]
A-A-59736, COMMERCIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION: BOXES, SHIPPING, REUSABLE WITH CUSHIONING (22 JAN 2003) [S/S BY PPP-B-1672]., This commercial item description covers shipping boxes (fast packs) consisting of a fiberboard box with appropriate cushioning components. These boxes are intended for use as standard, exterior, reusable packing media in the packaging, preservation, handling, shipment, and storage of serviceable and repairable items as prescribed by cognizant packaging activities. Type I packs may be used for items such as meters, gauges, and instruments. Type II packs may be used for items which are essentially flat (6 mm (1/4 inch) to 65 mm (2-1/2 inches)) such as circuit boards, electronic modules, and tubes. Type III packs may be used for black-box type items, such as receiver-transmitters, amplifiers, power supply units and electronic indicators. Type IV packs may be used for electrical-electronic items generally having a small cross section relative to length, such as control generators, amplifiers, voltmeters, protection panels, transformers, and regulators. Additional information regarding weight limits and fragility ranges of applicable items may be found in MIL-STD-2073-1 and as referenced in Technical Order (TO) 00-85B-3.