Abstract Preview

This part of ISO 6590 defines terms commonly used in paper sack manufacture. It refers to single- and multi-ply sacks made from paper; it does not refer to bags for the retail trade. It specifies types of sacks, constructional details, materials and describes parts of a sack. It delivers alphabetical indices in three languages.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1983-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 23
  • :
    ISO/TC 122
  • 55.080
    Sacks. Bags
    Packaging and distribution of goods (Vocabularies)

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Revisions / Corrigenda

  • Now confirmed
    ISO 6590-1:1983

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