BS ISO 17712:2010 - Freight containers. Mechanical seals – BSI British Standards

BS ISO 17712:2010

Freight containers. Mechanical seals

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : September 2010 Replaced By : BS ISO 17712:2013

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BS ISO 17712:2010 Freight containers. Mechanical seals

BS ISO 17712 is an International Standard which establishes uniform procedures for the classification, acceptance and withdrawal of acceptance of mechanical freight container seals. It provides a single source of information on mechanical seals which are acceptable for securing freight containers in international commerce.

Contents of BS ISO 17712:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
3.1 General terms
3.2 Terms describing different types of mechanical seals
4 Seal requirements
4.1 General and environmental
4.2 Marking
4.3 Identification marks
4.4 Evidence of tampering
5 Testing for seal classification
5.1 General
5.2 Tensile test
5.3 Shear test
5.4 Bending test
5.5 Impact test
5.6 Seal classification test report
6 Testing for evidence of tampering
6.1 General
6.2 Test apparatus
6.3 Test tools
6.4 Test methods
6.5 Evidence of tampering
6.6 Test results
Annex A (normative) Seal manufacturers' security-related practices
Annex B (normative) Transition times for requirements of 4.4.3 and Clause 6


Standard NumberBS ISO 17712:2010
TitleFreight containers. Mechanical seals
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date30 September 2010
Withdrawn Date31 August 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO/IEC 15417, ISO/IEC 17025
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 690, ISO 1496-1, ISO 9001:2000, ISO/IEC TR 10000-1, ISO 10241, ISO/TR 15070, ISO 18185-3, ISO 80000, ASTM F1158, ASTM F1157-04
Replaced ByBS ISO 17712:2013
ReplacesDD ISO/PAS 17712:2006
International RelationshipsISO 17712:2010
Draft Superseded By06/30160003 DCDD ISO/PAS 17712:2006
DescriptorsFreight containers, Freight transport, Materials handling, Locking and locating devices, Security, Crime prevention devices, Locks, Classification systems, Acceptance (approval), Mechanical testing, Identification methods
Title in FrenchConteneurs pour le transport de marchandises. Scellés mécaniques
ISBN978 0 580 58150 2
File Size865.4 KB

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