Amazon Type D is for less than truckload (LTL) or individually-packaged products that are less than 100 pounds (45 kg) or have a girth greater than 165 inches (4.19 m). The shipping method for these products is the standard handling method. The standard handling method, also referenced as floor loaded, is for individual packaged-products that are received at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center with no pallet or with multiple packaged products on a single pallet and are intended to ship to the end consumer without a pallet. Type D products qualify for Amazon SIOC status and are tested based on the ISTA 6 SIOC Type D test sequence outlined below.
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Type D – LTL Delivery of Individual Packaged-Products Less Than 100 lb (43 kg)
|Sequence Number||Test Category||Test Type||Test Level||Remarks|
TEST BLOCK 1
|Temperature and Humidity||Lab ambient, 12 hours||Required|
TEST BLOCK 1
|Controlled Temperature and Humidity||Temperature and humidity chosen from table||Optional|
TEST BLOCK 3
|Tip/Tip Over||Use a 22 degree tip angle||Required for packages ≥48 in. (1.2 m) tall and any one base dimension < ½ the height; or for packages ≥ 30 in. (760 mm) tall and with a center of gravity vertical location > ½ the package height|
TEST BLOCK 4
|Free-Fall Drop||6 drops – 18 in (460 mm) max||Required|
TEST BLOCK 9
|Test in the intended shipping orientation or most stable orientation||Calculated from formula, Maintain force for 1 hour||Required, Machine, or weights and load spreader|
TEST BLOCK 10
|Clamping Simulation||Calculated from formula, Clamp in multiple|
orientations as directed
|Required For any of the 2 axes with a width dimension ≥ 24 in (610mm) and < 75 in (1905 mm)|
TEST BLOCK 13
|Random With Top|
|Overall Grms level of 0.54||Required|
TEST BLOCK 16
|Free-Fall Drop||6 drops – 32 in (810 mm) max||Required|
TEST BLOCK 22
|Full Rotational Flat Drop||Varies with packaged-product dimensions||Required for Elongated and Flat Packages|
TEST BLOCK 23
|Bridge Impact||Hazard Box dropped 16 in (400 mm)||Required for Elongated Packages Only|
TEST BLOCK 24
|Concentrated Edge Impact||Hazard Box dropped 16 in (400 mm)||Required for Flat Packages Only|
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