ISTA 6-FEDEX-A FedEx Procedures for Testing Packaged Products Weighing Up to 150 lbs
Testing Packaged Products Weighing Up to 150 lbs
ISTA 6-FEDEX-A is a general simulation test for individual packaged-products shipped through FedEx’s delivery system. This procedure utilizes general simulation of actual transport hazards by either ground or air with various types of packages that include standard, flat, and elongated. This method also includes hazards for international shipments. Purple Diamond Testing offers ISTA 6-FEDEX-A testing as part of our packaging distribution testing services.
ISTA 6-FEDEX-A – Testing Packaged Products Weighing up to 150 lbs. Can be used to evaluate the protective performance of a packaged-product related to shocks, compression, vibrations, and other stressors normally encountered in a FedEx® delivery system. The procedure is used to create general simulation hazards in a laboratory environment that is 100% repeatable. ISTA 6-FEDEX-A is also required to process claims if there are damages in the field using FedEx’s distribution system. Walmart.com requires its packaged-products to have a passing report to ship through its network.
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