5.3 Shipping. When molding compound from more than one lot is
shipped at one time, each lot shall be kept separate, and the
division between lots clearly indicated to prevent mixing of the
lots in transit.
6.1 Intended use. The material covered by this specification
is intended for use in molding munitions and plugs for the
Projectile, 155MM, M692/M731.
6.3 Submission of inspection equipment designs for ap proval.
Submit equipment designs as required to
(See 6.2.3 of MIL-A-48078)
AMSMC-QAT-I(D), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
Commander, AMCCOM, ATTN:
This address will be specified on the Contract Data
Requirements List, DD Form 1423 in the contract.
specified, data item DI-R-1714 will apply.
Since some of the constituents and
6.4 Safety precautions.
compounds are toxic and may exude toxic fumes when mixed or heated,
suitable precautions must be taken when handling, mixing, or curing
this molding compound or its constituents. Use adequate
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Avoid
prolonged or repeated breathing of fumes.
6.5 Shelf life. The shelf life of both the base resin (part A)
and the hardener (Part B) is nine (9) months from the date of
Material which has passed the shelf life expiration
Tests shall consist
date may be tested for extension of shelf life.
If the material meets
of 220.127.116.11.c, 18.104.22.168.e, 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199
the requirements of these tests as specified in Tables I and II,
shelf life may be extended for three (3) months from the date Of
After the expiration of the first shelf life extension,
materials may be tested for additional shelf life extensions. Tests
shall consist of 188.8.131.52.c, 184.108.40.206.e, 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.
material meets the requirements of these tests as specified in
Tables I and II, shelf life may be extended for one (1) month from
the date of retest.
6.6 Composition. The following amounts of each constituent
(percentage of weight) have been used to make the resin and
hardener. These nominal amounts may be adjusted, provided that all
the requirements of section 3 are met.