c. Longitudinal dunnage 1 inch by 2 inches is required on all layers. Two are required for each
layer positioned near each end of the boxes.
d. If the box length exceeds 42 inches, a third piece of dunnage must be positioned at the center of
e. Lateral dunnage 1 inch by 2 inches is required only when length of boxes is less than 27 inches
and will be positioned every fourth layer placed near the edges of the boxes and perpendicular to the
side walls of the magazine.
f. If the box length is 27 inches or more, longitudinal dunnage is omitted every fourth layer as the
stack will be stable.
11. An exception to longitudinal dunnage is listed in note "R" of the General Notes (Figure 1-7). It
states that storage procedures within this drawing specify use of wooden dunnage between all layers of
wirebound boxes and/or wooden boxes without cleats when not stored on pallets.
a. This dunnage is required to provide for air circulation through all stacks throughout the length of
the magazine. Air circulation is necessary for long term storage, i.e. for more than 90 days, such as at
b. Post, camps and stations which normally have rotating stacks on a 90 day authorization basis at
ASP's may eliminate dunnage between layers, except at every fourth layer.
12. Box position #4 (Figure 1-8) is for uncleated wirebound boxes.
a. The floor dunnage shall be 2 inches by 4 inches and positioned parallel to the side wall of the
b. The boxes are placed with the width of the boxes parallel to the side wall of the magazine.