4.6.2 Link roof test. Each sample link selected in accordance with 22.214.171.124, shall be
in accordance with and comply to all dimensions of figure 2. Mach marks shown in figure 2
l s "M" shall be made and dimension between them measured and recorded. The link shall then
be subjected to a proof test of 2225 pounds. At the conclusion of the test, the link shall
be examined for deformation. Any dimensional change from the recorded dimension shall be
cause for rejection of the lot. The tested link shall be magnetic particle or liquid pene-
trant inspected in accordance with MIL-STD-271 and shall meet the class 3 acceptance stand-
ard of NAVSEA 0900-LP-O03-9000.
4.7 Inspection of preparation for delivery. Sample packages and packs and the inspec-
or shipment and storage shall be in accord-
tion of the packaging and packing
ance with the requirements of section 5 and the documents specified therein.
PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
Packaging shall be level A, level C or commercial, as specified (see
5.1.1 Level A. Slings shall be individually packaged method IC in accordance with
MIL-P-116, and as follows:
(a) Each sling shall be rolled or folded in such a manner that the
hoist links are placed in the inside of the sling. The sling shall
be secured with twine or cord ties to accomplish a compact bundle.
(b) Each bundle sling shall be packaged in a snug fitting:
(1) Wrap of waterproof barrier material with all folds, seams, and
closures sealed with waterproof adhesive or heat sealed, or
(2) Waterproof bag and heat sealing of the bag closure.
Where applicable pressure sensitive reinforced tape shall be used to effect a sewre, snug
fitting wrap or bag.
5.1.2 Level C. Packaging shall afford protection against deterioration and physical
damage during shipment from the supply source to the first receiving activity for immediate
use. The contractor's normal retail or wholesale methods may be utilized when such meets
the requirements of this level.
5.1.3 Commercial. The procuring activity specifying commercial packaging shall provide
the packaging requirements in the contract or order (see 6.2).
The degree of packing shall be level A, level B, level C or commercial,
as specified (see 6.2).
5.2.1 Level A. Slings, packaged as specified in 5.1, shall be packed in containers
conforming to any of the following specifications at the option of the contractor:
When specified (see 6.2), wood-type shipping containers shall have MIL-L-10547 caseliner
and shall be closed and sealed in accordance with the appendix of the caseliner specifi-
cation. Caseliners for fiberboard boxes PPP-B-640, may be omitted provided all center
and edge seams and manufacturer's joint are sealed and waterproofed with pressure sensitive
tape in accordance with the applicable fiberboard box specification. Shipping containers
shall be closed, strapped, or banded in accordance with the applicable box specification or
appendix thereto, except that fiberboard boxes shall be reinforced with nonmetallic or tape
bonding. The gross weight of shipping containers shall not exceed the weight limitations
of the applicable box specification. Boxes exceeding a gross weight of 200 pounds shall
be modified with wood skids.
126.96.36.199 Army only PPP-B-591 and PPP-B-640 fiberboard containers are prohibited as
A. When used fiberboard containers shall be overpacked in
exterior containers under
other external wood containers specified.