TEST LIST

Purple Diamond offers a wide range of testing capabilities and services. Our engineers want to make sure that your testing is conducted in a safe and efficient manner and done right the first time. Purple Diamond is committed to providing education, tools, and excellent customer service to all our clientele.

ISTA

• Procedure 1A: Packaged-Products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or Less ISTA Testing
• Procedure 1B: Packaged-Products weighing Over 150 lb (68 kg)
• Procedure 1C: Extended Testing for Individual Packaged-Products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or Less
• Procedure 1D: Extended Testing for Individual Packaged-Products weighing Over 150 lb (68 kg)
• Procedure 1E: Unitized Loads
• Procedure 1G: Packaged-Products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or Less (Random Vibration)
• Procedure 1H: Packaged-Products weighing Over 150 lb (68 kg) (Random Vibration)
• Procedure 2A: Packaged-Products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or Less
• Procedure 2B: Packaged-Products weighing over 150 lb (68 kg) Procedure 2C: Furniture Packages
• Procedure 3A: Packaged-Products for Parcel Delivery System Shipments 70kg (150 lb) or Less (standard, small, flat or elongated)
• Procedure 3B: Packaged-Products for Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Shipment
• Procedure 3E: Unitized Loads of Same Product
• Procedure 3F: Packaged Products for Distribution Center to Retail Outlet Shipment 100 lb (45 kg)
• 6-FEDEX-A: FedEx Procedures for Testing Packaged Products Weighing Up to 150 lbs
• 6-FEDEX-B: FedEx Procedures for Testing Packaged Products Weighing Over 150 lbs
• 6-SAMSCLUB: Packaged-Products for Sam’s Club® Distribution System Shipment
• Procedure 7D: Thermal Controlled Transport Packaging for Parcel Delivery System Shipment

ASTM

• ASTM D642: Standard Test Method for Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads
• ASTM D4332: Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing
• ASTM D4169: Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
• ASTM D7386: Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Packages for Single Parcel Delivery Systems
• ASTM D999: Standard Test Methods for Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers
• ASTM D3580: Standard Test Methods for Vibration (Vertical Linear Motion) Test of Products
• ASTM D4728: Standard Test Method for Random Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers
• ASTM D880: Standard Test Method for Impact Testing for Shipping Containers and Systems
• ASTM D1596: Standard Test Method for Dynamic Shock Cushioning Characteristics of Packaging Materials
• ASTM D3332: Standard Test Methods for Mechanical-Shock Fragility of Products, Using Shock Machines
• ASTM D4003: Standard Test Methods for Programmable Horizontal Impact Test for Shipping Containers and Systems
• ASTM D5265: Standard Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing
• ASTM D5276: Standard Test Method for Drop Test of Loaded Containers by Free Fall
• ASTM D5277: Standard Test Method for Performing Programmed Horizontal Impacts Using an Inclined Impact Tester
• ASTM D5487: Standard Test Method for Simulated Drop of Loaded Containers by Shock Machines
• ASTM D6344: Standard Test Method for Concentrated Impacts to Transport Packages
• ASTM D6537: Standard Practice for Instrumented Package Shock Testing For Determination of Package Performance
• ASTM D3078: Standard Test Method for Determination of Leaks in Flexible Packaging by Bubble Emission
• ASTM D4991: Standard Test Method for Leakage Testing of Empty Rigid Containers by Vacuum Method
• ASTM D6653: Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method

UN/DOT CFR 49

• 178.603: Drop test
• 178.604: Leakproofness test
• 178.605: Hydrostatic pressure test
• 178.606: Stacking test
• 178.608: Vibration

Tappi

• T 403 om-10: Bursting strength of paper T 409 sp-09 Machine direction of paper and paperboard
• T 410 om-08: Grammage of paper and paperboard (weight per unit area)
• T 411 om-10: Thickness (caliper) of paper, paperboard, and combined board
• T 414 om-12: Internal tearing resistance of paper (Elmendorf-type method)
• T 494 om-06: Tensile breaking properties of paper and paperboard (using constant rate of elongation apparatus)
• T 541 om-10: Internal bond strength of paperboard (z-direction tensile)
• T 556 om-11: Bending resistance of paper and paperboard by single-point bending methods
• T 572 sp-08: Accelerated pollutant aging of printing and writing paper by pollution chamber exposure apparatus
• T 573 sp-09: Accelerated temperature aging of printing and writing paper by dry oven exposure apparatus
• T 575 om-07: Roughness of paper and paperboard (Emveco-type) method
• T 576 pm-07: Tensile properties of towel and tissue products (using constant rate of elongation apparatus)
• T 577 pm-08: Score bend test
• T 578 sp-11: Accelerated light aging of printing and writing paper by xenon-arc exposure apparatus
• T 580 pm-12: Thickness (caliper) of towel, tissue, napkin and facial products

MIL

• 810 G

ISO

• 11607: Packaging for terminally sterilized medical devices — Part 1: Requirements for materials, sterile barrier systems and packaging systems
• 16104: Packaging — Transport packaging for dangerous goods — Test methods
• 3394: Packaging — Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads — Dimensions of rigid rectangular packages
• 3676: Packaging — Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads — Unit load dimensions
• 16101: Packaging — Transport packaging for dangerous goods — Plastics compatibility testing
• 16103: Transport packaging for dangerous goods — Recycled plastics material
• 16883: Transport packages for dangerous goods — Test methods for large packagings