What clamping force means?

 

During automatic storage, the packages not only suffer vertical compressions, but also horizontal compression than can affect to the package floor retain properties, producing that the inside product can fall down. In order to prevent these hazards, it has recently appeared clamp simulation tests.

A clamp testing is performed to validate the protective capacity of packages of products when suffer these horizontal press and vertical movements during its automatic storage.

 

Measuring clamping force

 

The force to be applied is calculated previously depending on the norm you are looking at.

It should be noted that there are variables which may affect the clamping force calculation, like the material type and the depth of the part.

 

Clamp testing regulations

 

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