Hazards for drop test apparatus

Hazards for drop test apparatus

The drop test apparatus is a fundamental tool to determine if a packaging system is able to withstand the impacts that occur during the distribution cycle. In this article we analyze what a drop...

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ISTA 3A: everything you need to know

ISTA 3A: everything you need to know

The ISTA 3A testing procedure is a general simulation test for individual product packages sent via a package delivery service such as UPS, DHL, FedEx, etc., whether by air or land.  ISTA specifies...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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