ISO 17025: what is and its benefits

ISO 17025: what is and its benefits

The ISO 17025 accreditation outlines a series of protocols required to accredit the technical capabilities and quality standards of a testing and calibration laboratory. This ISO certification therefore evidences the capability of a laboratory to consistently provide...

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ASTM D6344: Concentrated Impacts Testing

ASTM D6344: Concentrated Impacts Testing

The ASTM D6344 standard is one of the most widespread impact testing methods for measuring the protective capacity of packaging. In this article we will analyze what this standard proposes, its importance and we will look at other standards associated with impact...

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How to improve pallet stability to ensure safe transportation

How to improve pallet stability to ensure safe transportation

Pallet stability is essential for transport safety, both for the products being transported and for everyone involved in the distribution cycle. Beyond the importance of safety, an unstable unit load is also a cause of unnecessary costs and logistical inefficiencies....

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Drop test: why carry it out and how

Drop test: why carry it out and how

The drop test or free fall test is one of the most applied tests in the industry of transport simulation and packaging optimization. This test allows us to know how a vertical drop can affect the integrity of the packaging and the goods inside. As such, it provides...

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Drop Test Standards for Packaging: what are they for

Drop Test Standards for Packaging: what are they for

Drop test standards are designed to test the protective capabilities of a package or container to withstand the sudden shock resulting from a free fall, or to test a package’s ability to protect its contents during the sudden shock resulting from a free-fall impact. ...

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The latest innovations in medical device packaging

The latest innovations in medical device packaging

The importance of medical device packaging should not be underestimated – the product being delivered to the consumers safe and sound depends on it. Performing the necessary tests and complying with the requirements is essential, which is why the medical packaging...

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Why you need to acquire ISTA certification

Why you need to acquire ISTA certification

ISTA certification is one of the most well-known and implemented international parameters for the regulation of goods transportation. It consists of a series of tests that aim to establish quality standards with the purpose of guaranteeing safety during the...

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ASTM D4728: everything about it

ASTM D4728: everything about it

Throughout the distribution cycle, containers are subjected to a number of forces that can compromise their protective ability, such as random vibrations. The ASTM D4728 – 17 aims to prevent this problem in order to design effective systems that guarantee the safety...

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