Testing compressive strength of packaging and creep performance

Performs the compression test of shipping containers, pallets and unit loads. Compression force up to200 kN. Tester can be inside a climatic chamber from -18 ºC to 65ºC, and up to 98% RH.

Technical Specifications

  • Testing load dimensions (LxWxH): 1200 x 1200 x 2000 mm
  • Compression stroke: 2000 mm
  • Maximum testing force: 200 kN
  • Compression speed: variable 0.1-200 mm/min
  • Load accuracy: < 0.5%
  • Position accuracy: < 0.1 mm
  • Testing data in real time
  • Tester inside climatic chamber
    – Temperature range: -18 ºC – 65 ºC
    – Humidity: 0 – 98% RH

Complies with

  • EN ISO 2872: Packaging – Complete, filled transport packages – Compression test.
  • TAPPI T804: Compression test of fiberboard shipping containers.
  • EN ISO 12048: Packaging – Complete, filled transport packages – Compression and stacking tests using a compression tester.
  • FEFCO 50: Determination of the Compression resistance of corrugated fiberboard containers
  • ASTM D642 – 90: Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads
  • EN ISO 13820: Paper, board and corrugated fiberboard – Description and calibration of compression-testing equipment.

Capable to reproduce the impacts of the following standards

  • EN 15552:2008 Packaging: Complete, fillet transport packages and unit loads. Performance testing schedules for common distribution chains.
  • ASTM D4169-09: Standard practice for performance testing of shipping containers and systems.
  • ASTM D7386/21 Standard practice for performance testing of packages for single delivery systems.
  • ISTA Procedures 1A, B, C, E, G, H; 2A, B, C; 3B, E, H, K; 4 Series; 6-FEDEX-B; 6-SAMSCLUB