ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020: Premier sponsors & speakers!

ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020: Premier sponsors & speakers!

ISTA TransPack Orlando 2020 ISTA TransPack and TempPack 2020 are to take place simultaneously next March 16 to 19, both of them organized by the leading organization in transport simulation for packaging optimization (ISTA, International Safe Transit Association), at...

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Field tests vs. Laboratory testing

Field tests vs. Laboratory testing

We might think that the best way to simulate a transportation process with the purpose of getting to know how our cargo behaves is to put our cargo on a truck and drive tens, hundreds or thousands of kilometres with it. However, this technique only allows us to...

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ASTM A370: all you need to know

ASTM A370: all you need to know

The ASTM A370 standard proposes testing methods to determine the mechanical properties of steel, stainless steel and other related alloys. The purpose of this protocol is to evaluate the level of compliance of these materials with the specifications proposed by ASTM...

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Do you comply with the regulations of ista 2a?

Do you comply with the regulations of ista 2a?

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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What is the ISO 9002 International Certificate?

What is the ISO 9002 International Certificate?

The ISO 9002 certificate is a standard designed by the ISO international organization that has been deprecated and integrated into other protocols and certificates of that organization.  Throughout the years, the standard was added to various texts: in the year 2000...

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ASTM D638: Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

ASTM D638: Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

The ASTM D638 standard measures the ability of reinforced and non-reinforced plastics to withstand tensile forces. It is an essential test in a world where plastic packaging leads the market, since this test can predict the protective capabilities of the material to...

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What is tertiary packaging and how to optimize it

What is tertiary packaging and how to optimize it

What is packaging and what functions does it have? Packaging refers to the process of designing, evaluating, and producing packages to protect a product from physical damages and to prepare goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale, and end-use. Nowadays, the...

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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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