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Numeric Summary of common MIL SPEC Materials

Packaging and Packing Materials Covered by Military and Federal Specifications

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Fed. Test Std. 101 Packaging: Preservation, Packaging, and 48 Packing Materials, Test Procedures. This covers the physical and chemical testing methods for determining the ability for preservation, packaging and packing to protect items during shipment and storage.
Fed. Std. 102 Packing: Preservation, Packaging and Packing Levels. Guidelines are given to assist government packaging experts in determining how much protection should be given items covered in other specifications.
Fed. Std. 123 Shipments: Marking for Domestic shipments (Civilian Agencies). This is the civilian counterpart to MIL-STD-1 29 described under 101.
Fed. Std. 224 Boxes: Closing, Sealing and Reinforcing of fiberboard Shipping Boxes, General Methods for. Covers the many acceptable methods for the closing, sealing and reinforcing of shipping containers of various styles
JAN-P-137 Bags/Sacks: Textile and Paper.
JAN-B-121 Self Adhering water & Greaseproof
L-C-11O Cellophane: Coated and Non-Coated Re-generated Cellulose Film.
L-P-370 Plastic Film: Copolymer of Vinyl and Vinyl Chloride.
L-P-375 Plastic Film: Flexible, Vinyl Chloride.
L-P-377 Plastic Sheet: Polyester-Strip.
L-P-378 Subsistence. dense Plastic Sheets: Barrier Materials Polypropylene, Thin gauge, Polyolefin.
L-T-90 Tape Pressure Sensitive: Adhesive Cellophane and Cellulose Acetate.
L-T-99 Tape Pressure Sensitive: Acetate Fiber.
MIL-A-101 Adhesive: Water Resistant for Fiberboard Boxes.
MIL-A-140 Adhesive: Water Resistant for Waterproof Barrier Material.
MIL-A-148 Aluminum Foil
MlL-A-82484 Adhesive and Sealing Compounds: Cellulose Nitrate Base, Solvent Type, Water Resistant for Water-Proof Barrier Materials.
MIL-B-117 Bags: Interior Packaging, Waterproof, Greaseproof.
MIL-B-121 Barrier Materials: Greaseproof, Waterproofed, Flexible, Non-Corrosive.
MIL-B-131 Barrier Materials: Water-Vapor proof, Flexible.
MIL-B-137 Bags/Sacks: For Packaging of Substance Items, Textile and Paper.
MIL-B-3106 Board: Composition, Water Resistant, Solid (for filler or cushioning pads).
MIL-B-3149 Bailing Boards.
MIL-B-13239 Barrier Material: Waterproofed, Flexible, All-Temperature.


Boxes/Container: Self-Locking and Sleeve (for shipping EAM Cards).
MIL-B-17757 Boxes: Fiber, Corrugated (Modular Sizes).
MIL-B-19108(S&A) Boxes: Fiberboard, Shelf.
MIL-B-19880(Aer) Boxes: Paperboard, Metal-Stayed, Reusable.
 Mil-C-104  Crates, Wood: Lumber and Plywood Sheathed, Nailed and Bolted S/S ASTM-D7478 / D7478M


Drums: Metal, Shipping and Storage

MS 27684


MS 27683

MIL-P-116 Preservation: Methods of.
MIL-P-130 Wrapping Paper: Laminated and Creped Non-Corrosive Greaseproof Material.
MIL-P-3420 Barrier Materials: Greaseproof, Waterproof, Moldable, Packaging Materials, VCI Treated, Opaque.
MIL-P-17667 Wrapping Paper: Chemically Neutral
MIL-P-1964 Molded Polystyrene:
MIL-P-22191 Barrier: Water, Vapor, Greaseproof
MIL-P-40105 Paper: Kraft (Uncreped Extensible).
MIL-P-81997 Pouches: Cushioning, Flexible, Electrostatic Free, Re-closable, Transparent.
MIL-STD-105 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes: Sampling plans, inspections levels and quality levels are given. Most specifications refer to MIL-STD-105 for their quality control provisions.
MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage: To avoid confusion in warehouses and in transit, standard nomenclature and standard locations are needed for the vast amounts of information which must be printed or stenciled on boxes This document gives this information.
MIL-STD-147 Palletized Unit Loads: Describes and Illustrates the practices and procedures to be followed in palletizing unit loads.
MIL-STD-726 Packaging Requirements Codes: Establishes and defines a system for coding essential preservation and packaging of data.
MIL-STD-794 Parts and Equipment, Procedures for Packaging and Packing of: Includes procedures required to select packaging and packing materials for parts and equipment.
MIL-STD-1186 Military Standard, Cushioning: Anchoring, Bracing, Blocking and Waterproofing General Specifications.)
MIL-STD-1187 Intermediate and Exterior Containers: Standard Size Unit, for Modular Packaging and Unitization of the 40" by 48" pallet. Container sizes and unit load arrangements are covered.
MIL-STD-1188 Commercial Packaging of Supplies and Equipment: Establishes minimum commercial preservation, packing and marking requirements for supplies and equipment exclusive of ammunition, explosives and hazardous materials.
MIL-STD-1189S Standard Symbology for Marking Unit Packs, Outer Containers and Selected Documents: Gives details on the LOG MAR requirements for military and federal bar codes.
MIL-STD-1335 Boxes: Fiberboard, Corrugated, Modular, Inter-model. This involves a series of weather-resistant boxes of modular design styles. Established for consolidation of shipments into unit loads compatible with cargo containers and carrier equipment.
MIL-STD-90363 Boxes: Fiberboard, with Cushioning for Minimum Cube Storage and Limited Reuse Applications, Provides materials, dimensions, assembly and marking.


MIL-T-21200 Test Equipment for Use with Electronic and Electrical Equipment: General Specification for.
MIL-T-43036 Tape Pressure-Sensitive: Ammunition Container Sealing
MIL-V-8574 Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors (VCI) in Preservation and Packaging: Use of.
MIL-V-15196 Vermiculite: Absorbent Loose Fill.
MMM-A-179 Adhesive: Water-Resistant, for Sealing Paper labels and Markings (over coating) Water Emulsion Type.


PPP-B-15 Bags and Envelopes: Cellophane.
PPP-B-20 Bags: Cotton, Mailing.
PPP-B-23 Bags: Motion Sickness.
PPP-B-25 Bags: Plastic, Polyethylene (Liners).
PPP-B-26 Bags: Plastic, Polyethylene (Sandwich).
PPP-B-28 Bags: Plastic, Polyethylene (General Purpose).
PPP-B-35 Bags: Textile, Shipping, Burlap, Cotton and Waterproof Laminated.
PPP-B-96 Cans: Metal, Tear Strip.
PPP-B-562 Boxes: Corrugated Fiberboard, High Compression Strength, Weather-Resistant, Double Wall.
PPP-B-565 Boxes: Folding, Paperboard.
PPP-B-566 Boxes: Folding.
PPP-B-576 Boxes: Wood, Cleated, Veneer, Paper, Overlaid.
PPP-B-587 Boxes: Wood, Wire bound Pallet-type.
PPP-B-591 Boxes: Wood, Cleated Ply board.
PPP-B-601 Boxes, Wood, Cleated-Plywood (S/S by ASTM-D6251)
PPP-B-621 Boxes, Wood, Nailed and Lock Corner  (S/S by ASTM-D6880)
PPP-B-638 Boxes: Liners and Sleeves, Fiberboard Knocked-Down, Flat. When knocked-down Boxes or interior parts are to be shipped overseas, or stored for long periods, they mut be carefully packed. Domestic shipments need not be packed in the same way. This specification provides the detailed requirements.
PPP-B-640 Boxes: Fiberboard, Corrugated, Triple Wall. Describes a triple wall box with stipulated flute arrangements, minimum combined board caliper and minimum edgewise compression (short column crush) value.
PPP-B-650 Boxes: Fiberboard Special Purpose (Records Retiring). A Corrugated box used by the Federal Government as a storage container for its records.
PPP-B-655 Boxes: Fiberboard, Six or Eight Sides. Seven Different multisided corrugated boxes are described.
PPP-B-665 Boxes: Metal Stayed, Paperboard.
PPP-B-670 Boxes: Setup, Mailing, Dental.
PPP-B-676 Boxes: Set-Up.
PPP-B-1O11 Boxes: Folding Paperboard (For Food Packaging).
PPP-B-1055 Paper: Wrapping, Waterproofed Kraft.
PPP-B-1163 Fiberboard: Corrugated, Wax Resin Impregnated.
PPP-B-1364 Boxes: Corrugated Fiberboard, High Strength, Weather-Resistant, Double Wall. This describes a special grade of double wall board mead with laminated facings and one laminated corrugated medium.
PPP-B-1606 Boxes: Fiberboard Special Use. Eight die cut styles of boxes are covered by specification intended for shipment and storage of postal money order forms.
PPP-B-1608 Boxes: Corrugated Fiberboard, Weather Resistant, Coated.
Fast Packs: Corrugated & Foam.


PPP-C-29 Canned Subsistence Items, Packaging and Packing of: Covers requirements for the packaging and packing of subsistence items in round, sanitary-style metal cans.
PPP-C-55 Cans: Fiberboard and Paperboard (with Boxes Paper and Metal Ends).
PPP-C-186 Containers: Packaging and Packing for Drugs, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals.
PPP-C-300 Chemicals: Liquid Packaging and Packing for.
PPP-C-301 Chemicals: Dry and Paste, Packaging and Packing of.
PPP-C-569 Containers: Plastic Melded (for Liquids, Pastes & Powders) over packed.
PPP-C-650 Crates: Wood, Open & Covered.
PPP-C-723 Drums: Fiber.
PPP-C-795 Cushioning Material: Cellular Plastic Film for packaging application.
PPP-C-843 Cushioning Material: Cellulose.
PPP-C-850 Cushioning Material: Polystyrene, Expanded Resilient (for Packaging Uses).
PPP-C-1120  .
PPP-C-1581 Cans: Composite, with Metal Ends for Liquid.
PPP-C-1683 Cushioning: Flow able.
PPP-C-1842 Cushioning Open Coil: Plastic.
PPP-D-723 Drums: Fiberboard.


PPP-E-540 Envelopes: Packing List, Water-Resistant.
PPP-E-911 Excelsior: Wood, Fabricated Pads and Bulk Form.
PPP-F-320 Boxes: Fiberboard, Solid Sheet Stock, Container Grade SW, DW, V3C, W5C
PPP-F-685 Packing and Marking of: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
PPP-G-460 Glass Containers: One Gallon Capacity and Smaller, for other than Medicinal Products; Packaging and Packing of. Prescribes the requirements for shipment of filled glass containers.
PPP-L-440 Liner Material: Greaseproof, (for Spirally Wound Fiber Containers).
PPP-P-25 Printing and Stationery Paper: Packaging and Packing of.
PPP-P-115 Pads: Macerated Paper.
PPP-P-150 Paper: Shredded, Waxed.
PPP-P-291 Paperboard: Wrapping, Cushioning.
PPP-P-600 Porcelain Enamel Products and Household Appliances, Electrical and Mechanical-Requirements for Packaging of: The performance tests in this specification are intended for use in general materials handling operations.
PPP-P-700 Protector: Packing List.
PPP-P-1660 Pallet, Expandable: The pallets covered by this specification are intended for use in general materials handling operations.
PPP-S-30 Sacks: Shipping, Paper Cushioned.
PPP-S-50 Sacks: Shipping Paper Reinforced).
PPP-T-42 Tape: Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (General Packaging Application).
PPP-T-45 Tape: Gummed, Paper Reinforced.
PPP-T-60 Pressure Sensitive Tape: Paper, Water Resistant.
PPP-T-66 Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Tape: (Vinyl Plastic Film).
PPP-T-70 Tape: Pressure-Sensitive (Packaging cut styles of boxes are covered by this Grade Vinyl Plastic Film).
PPP-T-76 Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Tape: Paper, Water-Resistant.
PPP-T-97 Pressure Sensitive Tape: Filament-Reinforced.
PPP-T-495 Tubes: Mailing and Filing.
PPP-T-1014 Tubes: Specimen Mailing.
PPP-V-205 Veneer: Paper Overlaid, Container Grade.


QQ-S-692 Metal Cans: Rectangular.
S-30-8(IP/des) Boxes: Interim Purchase Description for Corrugated Fiberboard, Highly Weather-Resistant.
UU-B-23 Bags: Paper, Foil-Laminated, Flame-Retardant.
UU-B-25 Bags: Paper, Insulted.
UU-B-36 Bags: Paper, Grocery.
UU-B-38 Bags: Hardware.
UU-B-40 Bags: Shopping.
UU-B-43 Bags: Paper, Waste Receptacle.
UU-B-50 Bags: Paper, Waxed (Sandwich).
UU-B-71 Band: Paper, Shirt Wrapping.
UU-B-664 Boxes: Pharmaceutical.
UU-B-790 Paper: Building, Waterproof.
UU-C-225 Carton: Egg.
UU-C-282 Clipboard: Plain.
UU-L-49 Labels: Gummed Paper.
UU-L-1644 Labels: Paper, Pressure-Sensitive, Adhesive, Water-Resistant.


UU-P-31 Paper: General Specifications and Methods Items of Testing. Most of the tests in this specification are the same as the Tappi and ASTM Standards. Procedures are given for many of the more basic tests on paper.
UU- P-134 Paper: Wrapping, Wet-Waxed.
UU-P-268 Paper: Kraft Untreated Wrapping.
UU-P-270 Paper: Wrapping, Waxed (dry).
UU-P-271 Paper: Wrapping, Waterproofed Kraft.
UU-P-272 Paper: Wrapping, Freezer (Polyethylene Coated).
UU-P-273 Paper: Wrapping Freezer (waxed).
UU-P-553 Paper: Wrapping, Tissue.
UU-S-48 Sacks: Paper, Shipping.
UU-T-45 Tape: Paper.
UU-T-78 Tag Board: Manila.
UU-T-75 Tag Board: Jute.
UU-T-81 Tags: Shipping and Stock.
UU-T-111 Tape: Gummed Sealing.
UU-T-665 Trays & Boards: Pre-packing (Paperboard and Molded Pulp).
UU-T-670 Trouser Guard: Clothes Hanger.


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