How can I test flexible packaging?

How can I test flexible packaging?

Flexible packaging is among the fastest-growing options in the packaging industry due to its ability to add value while offering transportation and safety efficiency.    What is flexible packaging? Flexible packaging is any packaging –or part of it– whose shape...

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Guidelines to maintain your load securing during transport

Guidelines to maintain your load securing during transport

Globalization and the growth of online commerce have implied a myriad of opportunities for companies, but also logistical challenges for safely transporting the products anywhere in the world. Load securing is among the most important factors to take into account in...

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How to improve your packaging using vibration simulation

How to improve your packaging using vibration simulation

Almost all products, especially industrial components (turbines, motor…), are constantly suffering mechanical vibrations. It is very important, from the safety point of view, to predict the lifetime of those products, to know in advance the behavior of these...

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Improve your cargo stability with tilt testing

Improve your cargo stability with tilt testing

Keeping the goods being transported upright is one of the challenges faced when guaranteeing the safety of the loads and everyone involved in their transportation. The goal of tilt testing is to simulate the forces that cause transported goods to tilt and achieving...

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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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Medical package testing to maintain high product standards

Medical package testing to maintain high product standards

Pharmaceutical or medical device packaging plays an essential role in protecting and ensuring safety both for the product that they contain and for the end customer. For this reason, before distributing these products, it is paramount to perform a medical package...

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What are the main vibration parameters during transportation

What are the main vibration parameters during transportation

The distribution cycle of any good carries a series of risks to the load’s integrity, which includes the vibrations. Measuring the vibration parameters allows for the characterization of this phenomenon in a way that allows companies to simulate the damages caused by...

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What is ISTA 3E?

What is ISTA 3E?

ISTA 3E is a general simulation test for unified loads or packaged products. The purpose of this package testing is to evaluate the protective capabilities of these types of loads against hazards that might be encountered during their shipping and handling, while...

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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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