Pamphlet Volume 1-6

Pamphlet Volume 1-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: x 20 in. to the box, and is practically 30 gauge U. S. Standard. The 135 lb. tin is 28 gauge. The general standard is 107 lb. tin. Standard Oil Company use 107 lb.' tin for most of their cans. On certain government specifications they use 135 lb. tin, and make their drums of cylindrical shape in the ten gallon size Mr. Truesdale stated that his company made both kinds of cans, leaving to the customer to decide what weight he wished. He stated that if the A. R. A. rule was made to prescribe any certain weight of tin it would be satisfactory to him. Col. Dunn brought up the question of some test to show that the type of can was good. The American Can Company, Conneaut Can Company and the Standard Oil Company stated that they all used from 6 to 8 lb. compressed air pressure in a can placed in a steel jacket submerged in water, and if their completed cans withstood this pressure they were satisfactory. The question of the use of cleats across the ends of boxes was discussed and it was the opinion of those present that in boxes where lighter material was used cleats would strengthen the box, provided the cleats were of material of % in. x 2% in. Col. Dunn read Laboratory reports upon tests made of boxed cans which had been submitted. Col. Dunn suggested that crated cans be eliminated, and it was stated that to give proper protection to a crated can it was necessary to use practically as much lumber as would be required in providing a box. tested under water with interior air pressure of at least 5 lbs. per square inch. 3. Cases for five and ten gallon cans or for "two fives" must be made of sound lumber of not less than the following thickness: Ends not less than % in. top, bottom and sides not less than % in., more

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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 585g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741803
  • 9781236741806