Testing requirements by container type (after IAEA-ADR)

1 January 2000

IP-1 IP-2 IP-3 Type A Type B Type C
General requirements yes yes yes yes yes yes
Testing documentation yes yes yes yes yes
Vibration test yes yes yes
Pressure test (gas tight) yes yes yes
Free drop (0.3 m-1.2 m) yes yes yes
Free drop (9 m) yes yes
Impact (90 m/s) yes
Penetration (drop of 6 kg bar from 1 m height) yes yes yes yes
Puncture (drop from 1 m on a vertical bar) yes yes
Crush (drop of 500 kg mass from 9 m) yes
Water spray (150 MPa at 1 m) yes yes yes yes yes yes
Water immersion (15 m for 8 hours) yes yes
Water submersion (200 m for 1 hour) yes
Thermal test (800°C for 30 min) yes
Enhanced thermal test (800°C for 60 min) yes



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