If packages fall during transport, it can cause a lot of damage. By performing a free fall drop test, the protective functioning of the packaging is examined.
This test will demonstrate whether your product is sufficiently protected against shock movements during transport.
Or is the product too well wrapped?
With an optimized packaging, costs can be saved.
By means of the free fall drop tester, falling, dropping, and shocking of general cargo during transport is simulated. The goal is to investigate whether the packaging provides sufficient protection for the product. Depending on the weight of the product/packaging combination, the drop height is determined. The package is placed on the table of the free fall drop tester in various ways to precisely determine where the impact of the drop occurs: the top, the short side, long side, corner, rib, etc. A G-value measurement can also be performed during the drop test. Especially for electronic products, it can be interesting to know at which G-value the product will no longer function.
Free fall drop tests exist in many ways and can be conducted in accordance with international standards as ISO, ISTA and ASTM and client-specific procedures.
Possible international standards are:
All ISTA standards
Is your test standard not included in this list? Please contact us for the possibilities.
Manufacturer: LAB type AD160A
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