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UN packaging for global transportations

When dangerous goods are being handled and transported their packaging needs to be safe and appropriately certified.

The UN packagings of our selection are approved by VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) and they meet the requirements on UN approval concerning transport packagings of the types 4D or 4 DV for dangerous goods. The package can, thus, be used for transport over land, rail, sea, and air internationally.

The certified packagings may be used as external packaging for materials of packaging groups I, II ja III. The dangerous goods being packed can be various kinds of solid or liquid goods.

Selection of UN certified packagings

Our selection of UN certified plywood packaging is comprised of four dimensions by length and width whose height can vary in between measures mentioned below.  The material of VAK 4, VAK 6 and VAK 8 is 6 mm thick birch plywood. VAK 12 is contructed of 8 mm birch plywood.

Outside dimensions of packages (length x width x height):

  • UN 4,400 mm x 300 mm x 100-400 mm
  • UN 6, 600 mm x 400 mm x 100-600 mm
  • UN 8, 800 mm x 600 mm x 150-800 mm
  • UN 12, 1200 mm x 800 mm x 200-615 mm

Structure of UN certified containers

The three-part structure of UN certified plywood containers consists of one-piece foldable sleeve, lid and bottom. 
  • S-pak 3 - One-piece foldable sleeve, lid and bottom

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