DOT-SP 8451 Shipping Containers
DOT-SP 8451 was previously identified as DOT Exemption 8451 (DOT-E 8451). The DOT-SP 8451 special permit authorizes transportation of no more than 25 grams of explosive or pyrotechnic material (with an energy density not significantly greater than PETN) as Division 1.4E when packed in a special shipping container. SMS refers to them as "shipping pipe assemblies".
Allowable shipping containers include 4-inch x 14-inch and 6-inch x 12- or 14-inch Schedule 80 seamless steel pipe nipples closed at both ends with appropriately-rated end caps. The pipe threads must be cut so that the caps can be hand screwed to a minimum of 5 threads.
In addition, this special permit states that these pipe containers must be contained within a cushioned UN 4G fiberboard box, 4C aluminum box, 4N metal (other than steel or aluminum) box, 1A2 removable head steel drum, 1B2 removal head aluminum drum, or 1N2 removable head metal (other than steel or aluminum) drum.
SMS currently offers 4-inch x 14-inch and 6-inch x 14-inch seamless steel pipe containers with 3,000-pound end caps. The shipping containers may be purchased with a UN 4D plywood box as the containment package, which has been certified to UN Non-bulk Performance-oriented Packaging (POP) Standards. The containment package is equipped with retracting foam-padded handles and foam supports to support the pipe, as shown in the figure below. Containment packages and shipping container can be purchased as a set or individually.
Items can be purchased by calling 801-567-0456 or at our online store
Current pricing for these items is as follows:
|4-inch x 14-inch long shipping pipe
|UN 4D plywood box (for 4-inch pipe)
|Complete 4-inch Container
|6-inch x 14-inch long shipping pipe
|UN 4D plywood box (for 6-inch pipe)
|Complete 6-inch Container