BS ISO 19709-1:2016 pdf download – Transport packaging — Small load container systems Part 1: Common requirements and test methods
1 scope
This document specifies the essential characteristics and the common requirements and test methodsfor SLCsystems used in the handling,transport and storage for the automotive industry.The applicationof such systems is described in Annex B.
These containers are based on the modular area 600 mm x 400 mm, 550 mm x 366 mm and600 mm x 500 mm and subdivisions according to ISO 3394 and IS03676.
This document is designed to be read in conjunction with the particular part which specifies thechosen system.
2Normative references
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their contentconstitutes requirements of this document. For dated references,only the edition cited applies.Forundated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.ISO 2234,Packaging — Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads – Stacking tests using astatic load
ISO 2248,Packaging —Complete, filled transport packages —Vertical impact test by droppingIS0 3676, Packaging —Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads —Unit load dimensions
IEC 61340-2-3,Electrostatics — Part 2-3:Methods of test for determining the resistance and resistivity ofsolid materials used to avoid electrostatic charge accumulation
3Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in ISO 21067,ISO/TS 19709-2,ISO/Ts 19709-3 and the following apply.
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two shortest vertical walls of an SLC (3.5)
nominal load
recommended maximum mass of container contents, lowest safe load value for the specified support conditions, independent of the type of load (excluding concentrated loads)
[SOURCE: ISO 445:2013, 2.2, modified, “recommended maximum mass of container contents” added, Note 1 and Note 2 removed.]
nominal stacking load
recommended maximum mass applied to the top of the lowest SLC (3.5) in a stack
two longest vertical walls of an SLC (3.5)
small load container
open-topped durable, reusable, rigid, rectangular modular container which can be handled manually and/or mechanically and is the central element of a SLC system
entity consisting of interdependent components
[SOURCE: ISO 3676:2012, 3.2]
4 Module capacity
These SLC systems are based on the area module 600 mm × 400 mm according to ISO 3394. They shall be compatible with the international standardized unit load sizes 1 200 mm × 800 mm and/or 1 200 mm × 1 000 mm according to ISO 3676.
NOTE The SLC patterns identified for 1 000 × 1 200 will also be accommodated by a 1 016 × 1 219 pallet (North American standard GMA size). The ideal pallet size to transport the containers with an area module of 550 mm × 366 mm is 1 100 mm × 1 100 mm.
The plan view dimensions of the system elements specified shall be subdivisions or multiples of the
area module with the following nominal sizes, for example:
— 300 mm × 200 mm, 400 mm × 300 mm, 600 mm × 400 mm;
— 550 mm × 366 mm, 366 mm × 275 mm, 366 mm × 183 mm;
— 600 mm × 500 mm, 500 mm × 300 mm, 300 mm × 250 mm.
Carrying handles and label frames are separated. Exceptions are BSS-SLC and CSS-SLC with height 147,5 mm, for which the label frame on the end face is integrated in the carrying handle.
5 SLC system elements designation
— SLC is an open container (with footprint up to 600 mm × 400 mm) for receiving bulk goods and components.
— CSS-SLC is an adaptation or system extension to meet the requirements of new supply chains (see Figure 1). Features are single-walled SLC design, rigid, filling mass up to 20 kg and flat base (see ISO/TS 19709-2).
6 Loads
The maximum loads per SLC may not exceed 20 kg.
7 Requirements
7.1 Quality conditions
The SLC system elements shall have uniform, matte colouring and smooth surfaces that are free of foreign objects, cavities, cracks, webbing and other defects. Minor shallow, processing-related unevenness and pockmarks are permissible if they do not impair fitness for use. Test methods to determine fitness for purpose of SLCs shall be conducted in accordance with Annex A.
7.2 Stack stability
There shall be no risk of stacked SLC units collapsing when operated either in unit loads or single stack columns. This applies both to static and dynamic situations.
When tested in accordance with A.2.2:
a) the stack formed by the three SLCs shall keep its stability during and after the test;
b) the deflection over the height of the stack under load is defined as the average value of the reduction between the first and second measurement and shall be less than 2 % of the height;
c) the residual deflection over the height of the stack is defined as the average value of the reduction between the first and third measurement and shall be less than 1 % of the height.
7.3 Base deflection in the condition as delivered
The following specified dimensional tolerances for base deflection shall be maintained and apply for (23 ± 2) °C (see Figure 3 and Table 1). These apply while empty, as delivered from the manufacturer,before use.BS ISO 19709-1 pdf download.