Distribution testing at Smithers
Watch this video from Smithers distribution testing experts to get an overview of how they help clients validate packaging performance, simulating every part of the supply chain.
This procedure has been designed to provide a standard set of tests to understand individual package / product performance when evaluated against several handling conditions. Packages must not have been affected by shipment through the supply chain prior to testing in order to gather truly accurate data.
Packages will be subjected to the following tests (in order):
Types of packaging tested under this method
Individual packaging (non-palletized) weighing 150 lbs (68 kg) or less.
*Please Note: The information outlined above is to be used as reference for ISTA 1A. Please refer to ISTA's website for full details.