5.2.2 Level B. Cylinders preserved-packaged as specified (see 5.1)
shall be packed for shipment in any of the following containers at the
Type or class
Shipping containers shall be closed in accordance with the applicable box
specification or appendix thereto, with method I closure applicable to
Shipping containers shall not exceed the gross weight
Wood , plywood, or
limitations of the applicable box specification.
wood-cleated boxes exceeding 200 pounds gross weight shall be modified
by the addition of skids in accordance with the box specification.
5.2.3 Level C. Cylinders preserved-packaged as specified shall
be packed for shipment in containers acceptable to the common carrier and
which will insure safe delivery at destination in a satisfactory condition
Containers, packing and method of shipment
at the lowest applicable rate.
shall comply with Uniform Freight or National Motor Freight Classification
rules and regulations or other carrier rules as applicable to the mode of
5.2.4 Palletization. Alternatively to level B packing, cylinders
packaged as specifi ed in 5. 1 may be palletized In accordance with
5.3 Marking. In addition to any special marking required by the
contract or order (see 6.2.1), interior packages, exterior shipping
containers, and palletized loads shall be marked in accordance with
MIL-STD-129 and MIL-P-116.
Intended use. Cylinder covered by this specification are
intended for use in lifeboat inflation equipment conforming to MIL-I-24490,
for storage of air at high pressure.
6.1.2 Typ e II.
These cylinders are for use with MK 6 lifeboat for
specify the following:
Title, number, and date of this specification.
Type required (see 1.2).
First article inspection item markings (see 4.3.1).