4 Essential Tips to Increase Shelf-Life of the Box Compression Tester

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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In the product packaging company, manufacturers make use of corrugated boxes so as to deliver their packages without any damage. Therefore, it is important to test the corrugated boxes beforehand so that no mishaps will occur during transportation and delivery. One of the most important tests that you can take for your corrugated boxes is the compression test. You can easily make use of a box compression tester computerized model to test the compression strength of boxes.

This laboratory testing equipment from Testronix Testing Instrument will easily help you to test the compression strength of corrugated boxes so as to improve your product quality. The main purpose of using this testing instrument is to make sure that your package will not get rupture during the delivery. Here in this blog, we are going to provide you with brief information about how you can effectively increase the shelf-life of a box compression tester. But before that, we will discuss how the Testronix box compression tester help to assure quality products are delivered to your customers.

How to deliver quality products with the help of a box compression tester?

When it comes to delivering products in corrugated boxes, compression strength plays a most important role. The box compression tester will allow you to conduct the test of corrugated boxes to determine whether they can withstand high compressive forces or not. When you test the compression strength of boxes then you can determine whether the box is suitable to be delivered or not. This laboratory testing equipment can be used for different industries like food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, etc.

You can easily check certain factors with the help of this laboratory testing equipment. These factors include box compatibility, compression strength, and box filling capacity, stability and consistency. The fragile products that need more care can easily be delivered in the corrugated box after testing. You can also read about how this lab testing equipment will help to improve your product quality.

Now, let us focus on the features and technical specifications of the Testronix box compression tester computerized model.

Features of Testronix box compression tester (computerized model)-

  • It has been provided with a peak hold facility.
  • You will get customizable platform size and load cell capacity
  • The safety switch has been embedded with downward and upward limits.
  • Noise-free operation with rugged plates.
  • Highly accurate testing results.
  • Two-column structure with dynamic testing
  • Lead screw mechanism has been given for extended load-bearing capacity.

Technical specifications of box compression tester (Computerized model)

  • Platform Size: 600 mm X 600 mm 1000 mm X 1000 mm
  • Maximum Load range: 500 kgf 1000 kgf
  • Test Speed Range: 10 ± 2 mm/min
  • Home position return Speed:  50 mm/min ± 10%
  • Load Monitoring: Peak Load indicator with digital readout and peak hold feature
  • Load Sensor: S-type Load Cell
  • Load accuracy: ±3% full scale (with the master load.)
  • Deflection: ±3% full scale
  • Least count: 500 kgf/200 gm  and 1000 kgf/ 1 kgf
  • Load Cell Over load safety: <80% of total load.
  • Motor Power:  1 HP for 500 kgf and 2 HP for 1000 Kgf
  • Motor Speed: 1350 RPM three-phase motor.
  • Safety Feature: Upward and downward fixed and movable limit switches
  • Over Load relay contact rating: Potential free relay 5 Amp. 220 V AC single phase
  • Main supply: 220 V AC single phase 50 Hz.
  • Earthing Required: Proper Earthing required corresponding not more than 4 V AC with respect to neutral.

These are the features and technical specifications of this amazing testing equipment. Now, let us focus on how you can easily maintain it for a longer time.

How to increase the shelf-life of a box compression tester?

If you wish to increase the working life of this lab testing instrument, then we have come up with some easy to follow tips. Read these tips below:

  • Always apply grease to your lead screws periodically every three months.
  • You must always check the limit switches of this testing machine before you commence the test.
  • You must tighten the v-belt drive every three months.
  • To get accurate results, place the specimen properly within the compression plates.
  • You must ensure that the machine is properly calibrated.

In this way, you can increase the shelf-life of the box compression tester. If you need any assistance or wish to know the price of a box compression tester, then give us a call at +91 9313140140 or directly email us at info@testronixinstruments.com. Our technical experts will connect with you and assist you regarding our products.

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