In-house laboratory vs test equipment rental: pros & cons

When testing packages and goods, companies find themselves before two options: test equipment rental, having tests performed offsite, or building their own testing laboratory. We analyze the pros and cons of both options, taking into consideration the convenience and...

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Safe Load TT at ISTA Pacific Packaging Symposium 2019

The fourth ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium was hold on October 24 in the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel located in Manila, Philippines. Prior to the ISTA Packaging Symposium, the Asia Packaging Network (APN) International Packaging Research and Innovation Symposium...

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How to use a compression tester in packaging: complete guide

Compression forces are some of the main risks faced by goods and packages during the distribution cycle. In our guide on how to use a compression tester, we analyze what a compression tester is, what kinds of loads can be tested, and offer a step-by-step guide to use...

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Vibration measurement in packaging: SDoF versus MDoF

Vibration measurement and its use in simulations are vital processes to guarantee the protective capacity of the packaging during transport. Therefore, it is important to know how they work and the advantages and disadvantages of SDoF and MDoF systems.    How to...

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