Dimensions of 4' Standard Container:
1. Operational Environment
The container is designed and manufactured for the carriage of general cargo by marine, road, and rail. It is designed to maintain its structural and weather tight integrity within a temperature range of -30 degree C to 80 degree C.
All to meet series 1 freight containers set forth.
ISO 830 Freight containers-Terminology.
ISO 668 Series 1 freight containers-Classification, external dimensions and ratings.
ISO 6346 Freight containers-Coding, identification and marking.
ISO 1161 Series 1 freight containers-Corner fittings-specification.
ISO 1496-1 Series 1 freight containers-Specification and testing-
3. T.I.R. Requirements and Certifications
The container shall comply with the customs convention of containers, 1972 and all subsequent revisions to date and will be identified with appropriate approval plates and markings.
4. Timber Component Treatment and Certification
All exposed timber components are treated with an Australian government approved insecticide and the container will be such identified with appropriate immunization plate.
5. CSC Requirements
The container will comply with the rules set forth in the International Convention for Safe Containers and will be so identified with a plate.
6. Classification Society
The container will be certified by Classification Society’s in design and individually during its production.
The container will be constructed to be suitable for transportation in normal operating conditions by
A. Marine - on deck or in cell guided by vertical or diagonal lashings
B. Rail - on flat or container car secured at its bottom corner fittings
C. Road - on flat or chassis secured at its bottom corner fittings
The guarantee period will commence the day after the certification is issued by the classification society.
2. Paint Guarantee
The application of paint will be guaranteed against corrosion and paint failure for a period of three (3) years. The guarantee is for all faults affecting more than 10% of the painted surfaces and will assure partial or total re-painting of the containers. Normal wear/tear, or corrosion caused by acid, alkali or results of damages by abrasion, impact or accident are excluded.
Note: Corrosion is defined as rusting which exceeds RE3 (European scale of degree of rusting) on at least ten (10) percent of the total container surface coated with the concerned coating system.
3. Other Guarantee
This container will be guaranteed against any defects or omissions in constructions, workmanship and materials for a period of Twenty-four (24) months. In the event of defects, SMC will replace, correct or install to make the container satisfactory to this specification and its intended service at SMC's expense. Any damages caused by mis-handling, mis-securing, mis-loading, impact and any natures of accidents are excluded.