Provides criteria for determining if damage to containers requires repair.
Includes updates and harmonization of several inspection criteria and processes that have developed over recent years.
Benefits of the IICL 6 standard also include simplification and efficiency improvement of procedures for container inspections
performed at container depots around the world.
General Guide for Container Cleaning, 2nd Edition This Guide uses color photographs to illustrate different types of
container conditions in dry van, open top and refrigerated containers that may or may not require cleaning. For each condition,
the Guide recommends the action to be taken, if any, and the cleaning procedure to use, if the container requires cleaning.
Areas covered include general principles for determining when to clean, possible harmful contamination and recommended action,
and recommended cleaning methods for all types of conditions.
Repair Manual for Steel Freight Containers, 5th Edition Contains recommendations for repair of steel containers, many presented
by means of color photographs. Covers general repair principles and procedures, repair of individual container components, safety
precautions, materials and tools, non-conforming and improper repairs, terminology and interpretation of ISO dimensions.
Supplement on Inspection & Repair: Gray Areas, 2nd edition Clarifies "gray areas" in container inspection and repair
that have remained open to interpretation and thus the source of disputes. Such areas include conditions where it is
unclear whether repair is required or not; wear and tear vs. damage; improper repairs; and others. Color photos illustrate
conditions such as improper panel straightening, floor delamination and rolling shear failure.
Guide for Open Top Container Equipment Inspection (180 pages) Addresses in detail the inspection of components and cleaning decisions specific to open top containers.
The Full Set of Container Publications include the following manuals:
(1112) Guide for Container Equipment Inspection, 6th Ed.,
(1117) General Guide for Container Cleaning, 2nd Ed.,
(1105) Repair Manual for Steel Freight Containers,
(1125) Guide for Open Top Container Equipment Inspection,
(1106) Supplement to Inspection and Repair; Gray Areas, 2nd Edition
The International Convention for Safe Containers Manual, 1972 (CSC).
A CSC Manual is included in the packet, and is available in English, Spanish and French
Please choose desired language for CSC manual:
Guide for Flatrack Container Inspection.
Guide for Flatrack Container Repair.
Guide for Floorboard Quality Assurance Program The Floorboard manual is a comprehensive check list of
criteria used for the auditing of plywood construction. The manual can be used by an auditor, factory or
inspector to review the step by step details. The manual also assigns an audit score to rate the process.
General Guide for Refrigerated Container Inspection and Repair, 4th Edition Contains inspection criteria and repair recommendations for reefer containers.
Guide for Container Chassis Inspection and Maintenance, 4th Edition. Contains Inspection and Maintenance criteria recommendations for container chassis.
The International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972 (CSC 1972) has two goals:
Includes one (1) damage ruler, one (1) reference line and one (1) survey hammer.
Roof measurement reference line and damage ruler with extendable arm and pass / no pass indicator.
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