Export Packing; A Guide to the Methods Employed by Successful Shippers

Export Packing; A Guide to the Methods Employed by Successful Shippers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...The crate is then encircled at each end with an iron band 6' long. Twelve bands 11" long are used at side and end pieces. "Crate No. 3 contains the troughs. Bottom is made of two skids 2x4 inches, 6 feet 6 inches in length, cleated together with five cleats each 1x6x12 inches, end cleats being one inch from the end of skids. The sides are composed of four pieces, each 1x6 inches and 6 feet 6 inches in length, cleated together with five cleats on each side Ix6x19y2 inches, the sides being nailed to the bottom with the cleats inward. The top is made from eight pieces 1x8x17% inches nailed across to the sides of the crate. Two pieces 1x6 inches, 6 feet 6 inches long, are then nailed lengthwise on top to form skids. The ends are made of 1x8 inches stuff, 14y2 inches long or cut to fit from side to side. Three iron bands are then nailed completely around the center and ends of the crate. "Box No. 4 contains the cylinder of press whose packing is now being described. The bottom of this box consists of two pieces 2x4 inches, 4 feet 10 inches in length, nailed together with boards running crosswise 17 inches long, making the size of the bottom 17 inches by 4 feet 10 inches. The top is made of exactly the same size material. The sides are made of boards 16 inches in length nailed to top and bottom, all boards being flush at the ends. The ends consist of 16-inch boards crosswise from top to bottom. Four cleats 1x4 inches and 4 feet 10 inches long, are nailed on the sides at the corners the full length of the box. Between these cleats there are nailed three cleats on each side 1x4x11 inches, the ends of the latter meeting the longer cleats. One of these cleats on each side is in the center of the box, the other four being at the corners. Iron...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236629035
  • 9781236629036