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ASTM D4728 updated to version 2017

ASTM, D7386, Random Vibration Testing, Shipping Containers

ASTM D 4728, the Standard Test Method for Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers has been updated to the 2017 version.

According to the latest update which was approved on September 1, 2017, Committee D10 has identified the location of selected changes to this standard since the last issue (D4728-06(2012)) that may impact the use of this standard.

Changes as follows:

  1. Added D7386 reference to 2.1.
  2. Added 2.3 references to ISTA standards.
  3. Deleted 3.2.7 and 3.2.9.
  4. Replaced all of Appendix X1, deleted all figures and tables, added references to standards that have random test profiles. Note that the reference to current version of D4169 means that truck vibration profiles are significantly changed. Refer to D4169-14 and older for the historical truck profiles, still in wide use.
  5. Replaced all of Appendix X2, deleted all figures, referred to the reference list for example vibration data.
  6. Revised reference (2) to current version.
  7. Deleted reference (3).
  8. Added references (10) and (11).

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