ASTM D5265 Bridge Impact

Testing Standard:

ASTM D5265 Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing

Standard Number
ASTM D5265

Standard Title
Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing

Overview:

ASTM D5265 is a test method used to evaluate a longer package to withstand an impact located at its center when it is only supported at the ends. Purple Diamond Testing offers ASTM D5265 Testing as part of our packaging compliance and validation services.

Rationale:

ASTM D5265 – Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing. A bridged impact is a typical hazard a longer package may experience when shipped with other packages of mixed dimensions. The ability of the packaging to protect the inner component can be verified by simulating this impact under controlled lab conditions. This test method can be ideal when comparing different materials used in design.

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