ASTM D4169 – Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems

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    Testing Methods such as the ASTM D4169 is a standard practice for performance testing of shipping containers and systems. Using this method, there are various specific tests and/or properties measured. A few of those specific tests include, but are not limited to: compression testing, incline impact, loose load vibration, environmental conditioning, random vibration, bridge impact, drop testing, mechanical handling of unitized load, rough handling of unitized loads, altitude testing, concentrated impact testing, and more. 

    Specific equipment is used in order to uphold to the ASTM D4169 standard practice for performance testing of shipping containers and systems. Here at Purple Diamond, our 1,500 sq. ft. plus laboratory holds over ten pieces of key equipment or technology as it relates to the ASTM D4169 – Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems. A few of the specific and key pieces of equipment include, the compression system, the incline impact tester, the vibration system, the temperature and humidity chamber, the hazard unit free drop fall tester, the free fall drop tester, the fork truck, the vacuum chamber, the dart, and more. 

    We are equipped to handle all of your package testing needs here at the lab. Our technicians are happy to provide a no-obligation consultation in order to work out any questions before getting started. The next step would be to send a sample or two on over to our location!

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