What does CAGE code stand for?
How many positions?
Commercial and Government Entity
Five-position alpha-numeric code
What does MILSTRIP stand for?
Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures
What is the NSN? What makes it up? How many digits?
- 13 digit number that is divided into two parts: FSC (Federal Supply Class) and the NIIN (National Item Identification Number).
- FSC: first four digits is NSN
- NIIN: last 9 digits of NSN.
What do the first two digits of the NIIN identity?
The country assigning the numbers (National Codification Bureau Code)
What are the four types of protected Cargo?
- Classified items
- Controlled items
- Pilferable items
- Sensitive items
What is a Type I self-life item?
An item of supply which is determined to be an item with a definite non-expendable period shelf life.
What is a Type II shelf-life item?
An item of supply having an assigned shelf-life time period that may be extended after completion of visual inspection/certified laboratory test and/or restorative action.
What is a TCN?
Transportation Control Number
- 17 position alpha-numeric data element assigned to control a shipment through the transportation system.
What are the general requirements for marking of unit packs, intermediate and exterior containers, unit loads, palletized unit loads and loose or unpacked items?
- Marlins shall be done by any means that provides the required degree of legibility and durability.
- can be applied by tagging, stenciling, stamping, machine printing or pre-printed labels.
- hand printing may be used for marking packs and containers if permitted by cognizant activity
Hand printing is not authorized for ammunition containers
What should he used when obliterating lacquer, enamel or paint?
- any quick-drying, opaque lacquer, ink, enamel or pint that approximates the color of the container shall be used.
What are the specifications for labels if you are going to use them?
Labels shall be of water-resistant grade of paper, film, fabric or plastic, coated on one side with water-insolvable, permanent type adhesive.
The adhesive must adhere to metal, plastics, aluminum or fiberboard surfaces under high and low temps.
What are water-resistant envelopes used for?
They are used for packing lists, serial number lists, material release/receipt documents, etc.
What are the proper marking colors?
Wood or lightly colored material - Black
Green or black materials - yellow or white
What are the size of the marking requirements?
- Shall be in all capital letters of equal height, clearly visible and the larges my size practical for the package size.
- When marking space permits, stenciled or pre-printed marking shall be not less Thant 0.09 inch (2.3 mm).
What form number is the Military Shipping Label (MSL)?
DD Form 1387
What is the recommended size of the MSL?
On the MSL, what is the preferred size of the font? What can it be no smaller than?
Preferred size is 10-14 points
No smaller than 10 lines per 1 inch (approximately a 7 point font)
On the MSL, how should the transportation priority numeral be formatted?
.75 inches high
Approximately 72-point font
Boxes and crates _______ and over shall have additional identification marking placed on the end of the container to the left of the identification-marked side.
10 cubic feet
On a box or crate how much space should there be from all edges of the box/crate when placing an address lane?
How should identification markings be applied to rods and bars?
ID marking shall be applied on two tags.
One tag shall be bound to the item with burlap or other suitable covering.
One tag shall be securely attached to the item with a wire or twine.
How should identification markings be applied to reels or spools?
ID text marking shall be stenciled on the side of the reel or spool.
When applying ID marking tags to unstrapped (loose) wood products at least what percentage of the total pieces in a single shipment shall be marked?
At least 10 percent
Unless otherwise specified in the contract or solicitation, purchase order or shipping document what shall be omitted from all shipping containers of protected cargo?
The item description
Hazmat shall be marked and labeled in accordance with the following (depending on shipping method):
- IMO IMDG Code for water shipments
- AFMAN 24-204 (inter service) TM 38-250 NAVSUP PUB 505 MCP P4030.19J DLAI 4145.3 For military air shipments
Where are the PSN (Proper Shipping Names) for Hazmat material found?
- Title 49 CFR, Part 172.101
- AFMAN 24-204
NAVSUP PUB 505
For military air shipments
Containers of radioactive materials in storage shall be labeled in accordance with _______?
Title 10 CFR
The application of an Ammunition/Explosives Packaging Label with 2D (PDF417) bar code and human-readable text is ________ for identification marking on ammunition and explosives containers and unit loads.
T or F: The use of the 2D (PDF417) bar code wig human-readable information is mandatory.
T or F: The use of the Ammunition/Explosives Packaging Label is mandatory for all new procurement of Ammunition and explosive stocks.
Ammunition’s label material shall provide a minimum of ________ tensile strength at break when tested in accordance with ASTM D882.
42lbs/1 inch width
Ammunition label material shall provide a minimum of _____ of puncture-propagation year resistance.
6600 grams (66 Newton’s)
Ammunition labels shall be no great than _______?
4x4 inches square
What is the form number for the bar code?
The 2D (PDF417) bar code used for shipping and receiving shall be printer with no more than _______ data columns in width.
The 2D (PDF417) shall not exceed _______ in height to include the surrounding minimum quiet zone.
2.4 inches (61mm)
What is the minimum quiet zone of the 2D (PDF417) bar code?
0.04 inch (1.0 mm) above, below, to the left and to the right.