Clip-Lok Boxes for 155 mm Howitzer Projectiles
After years of use, a major ammunition
manufacturer still prefers Clip-Lok boxes for transporting 155 mm
response to a request from an ammunition manufacturer for a robust and
cost-effective solution, Clip-Lok developed a unique packaging solution
for the transport of the extremely heavy projectiles. Prior to
contacting Clip-Lok, the manufacturer had experienced repeated problems
with other packaging solutions which resulted in costly damages.
Clip-Lok reusable boxes are made of FCS or PEFC certified 18 mm plywood
and are assembled with strong spring steel clips. These materials make
the boxes robust while at the same time flexible in order to absorb
shock and vibration during transport. To ensure that these very heavy
items can be transported safely, custom designed vacuum-formed dunnage
holds the ammunition securely locked in place.
The returnable, flat-packable boxes are designed to allow easy loading
and unloading of the goods in order to optimize handling safety and
comfort and to minimize handling time.
Clip-Lok has developed a broad range of customised reusable ammunition
boxes for various defence contractors, all of which have achieved
hazardous goods approvals. These include the box which is used to
transport propellant for 155 mm howitzer shells.
Clip-Lok boxes are made for shipping by road, rail, air or sea either
flatpacked or loaded with ammunition. They can be optimised to fit, for
example, Hercules transport airplanes or 20’ or 40’ shipping containers.
The boxes are stackable even when loaded with the heavy ammunition and
the 4-way pallet makes them easy to handle. When not in use, the boxes
can either be used for training sessions or be collapsed and stacked in
storage where they take up a minimum of space.
Clip-Lok continues to develop new solutions for the transportation of
heavy, hazardous and sensitive goods as well as for more standard goods.
For further details of this product, please visit
our site at Clip-Lok.com
(GBE) UK Limited
58 Wyche Road
Tel: +44 (0)168 456 0222
Mob: +44 (0)7973 885561
Contact: Mr James Milne
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