Package Testing

package vibration testing standards

Package Vibration Test at DES

Package testing is performed to test the durability of packaged products in their shipping containers.  Both the shipping container and the effectiveness of the packing are being tested. 

Equipment Capabilities:

  • Random or sinusoidal vibration
  • Drop tests
  • Environmental conditioning (temperature, humidity, altitude)
  • Package compression tests

 

package compression test

Package Compression Test at DES

Typical Package Testing Standards:

  • ISTA 1 Series
  • ISTA 2 Series
  • ISTA 3 Series
  • ASTM D3580 Vibration (Vertical Linear Motion) Test of Products
  • ASTM D4169 Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
  • ASTM D4728 Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers
  • ASTM D7386 Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
  • ASTM D999 Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers