Transport simulation: vibration testing machine applications

Transport simulation: vibration testing machine applications

A transport simulation vibration testing machine is a specialized system that helps companies detect problems in their packaging by simulating vibrations produced during the distribution cycle. In this article we analyze the importance of transport simulation to...

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ISTA 2A: tests and equipment needed to comply with it

ISTA 2A: tests and equipment needed to comply with it

The ISTA 2A protocol focuses on the testing of ready-to-ship packaged products weighing up to and including 68kg. This method combines simulations contained in other ISTA standards such as ISTA 1 (non-simulation integrity performance testing) and ISTA 3 (general...

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Vibration testing standards to take into account

Vibration testing standards to take into account

Some of the main hazards faced by goods when being transported are the vibrations resulting from the route and the means of transportation itself, whether when transported by road, sea or air. Being aware of the detrimental effects of vibrations on the products being...

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ASTM D5276: drop test of loaded containers

ASTM D5276: drop test of loaded containers

The ASTM D5276 standard is a protocol for testing the strength and protective ability of packaged products when exposed to a sudden shock resulting from a free-fall impact. This procedure provides guidance on how to perform free fall or drop test by allowing a company...

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Load securement: how to make your distribution cycle safer

Load securement: how to make your distribution cycle safer

Load securement consists of applying all the necessary methods to ensure that the company's securing system guarantees that both the load and the people involved during the distribution cycle do not suffer any damage, thus increasing the company's efficiency while...

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What is an incline impact tester and what is it used for?

What is an incline impact tester and what is it used for?

An incline impact tester is a machine that simulates the horizontal shocks that may affect a load during shipping & handling. It is an essential tool for any company seeking to prevent potential problems during the distribution cycle and optimize its packaging to...

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Drop test procedure: which standards does it support

Drop test procedure: which standards does it support

Know the drop test procedure is essential when guaranteeing the safety of loads during shipping and handling. These tests simulate the drops and rotational impacts that a load may experience during the distribution process and allow for compliance with the most...

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4 tips to choose the best protective packaging

4 tips to choose the best protective packaging

The globalization of markets and the rise of online commerce have turned protective packaging into an essential part of doing business. These are packaging solutions that can maintain the integrity of the product transported in them during the entire distribution...

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EN 12195: load securing on road vehicles

EN 12195: load securing on road vehicles

The EN 12195 standard was established to address the problems resulting from an inadequate load stowage in road vehicles. Unsafe stowage in road vehicles has led to a significant number of accidents and economic losses. Indeed, it is estimated that 25% of road freight...

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