ASTM D642 Test Method for Determining Compressive Resistance of Shipping Containers, Components, and Unit Loads


In light of being at #packexpo this week, it’s only right that we post about one of Purple Diamond’s Package Testing Capabilities – the Compression Test.

📦 Why the Compression Test?

➡️ Can be used to maximize the load share of the packages’ inner contents
➡️ Critical to validating material selection during box design
➡️ Optimize costs by mitigating damages accrued through transit
➡️ Verifies box design will adequately resist compression during distribution

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