Use of Box Compression Tester in the Packaging Industry

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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We know that business needs correct packaging material to deliver their products without any damage. This can be done with effective testing of your packaging products. Thus with the help of the Testronix box compression tester computerized model, you will be able to determine the compression strength of boxes. By testing the compression strength, you will be sure about whether or not, you should use your manufactured corrugated box in the shipment of the product. The testing instruments provided by Testronix Testing Instruments will not only help to improve your product quality but will also help to increase your profits. Thus, with the help of the Testronix box compression tester, you can easily determine the strength and durability of your products. Now, let us focus on how you can increase your packaging industry profits with the help of this amazing testing instrument manufactured by Testronix Testing Instruments.

The main purpose of the Testronix box compression tester

With the maximum use of corrugated boxes in the packaging of products, the manufacturers need to be double sure about the quality. Various factors like compression strength, bursting strength, and much more contribute to improving the quality of these boxes. You can easily test these factors with the help of Testronix Testing Instruments. One of the highly efficient testing instruments by Testronix is the box compression, tester-computerized model. This is one of the amazing testing equipment that is provided with two different testing platforms that allow the user to perform tests on the test specimen with a wide range of sizes. This testing instrument is provided with a digital readout that helps in the accurate reading of the test results. It can also store the peak value of the previous tests that have been performed on the instrument.

Here are the features and technical specifications of the Testronix box compression tester-computerized model:

  • It has been provided with a peak hold facility.
  • You can automatically adjust the platform with this testing instrument.
  • You will get a safety switch with a downward and upward limit.
  • This testing instrument has been made with mild steel powder-coated material.
  • It has a lead screw mechanism for extended load-bearing capacity
  • Noise-free operation with rugged plates
  • Twin column structure for dynamic testing
  • A computerized model optional feature is available
  • Customizable platform size and load cell capacity
  • Provides you with highly accurate testing results

Technical specifications:

  • 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 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 technical specifications of different sizes of box compression tester computerized models. You will also get an email test report facility, pass/fail report generation, graphical test report for compression v/s time, and various other features with this testing instrument. It has inbuilt computerized software for generating computerized reports. The TARE & Peak Hold Facility is also available along with a rugged structure to make it used for a longer time.

Advantages of Testronix box compression tester in the packaging industry

There are many advantages you will get with Testronix box compression tester computerized model. Besides providing reliable information about the compression strength of boxes, you will be able to take uniform decisions in improving the product quality. Here we have created a list of advanced features that you will get with the Testronix box compression tester.

  • One of the biggest advantages you will get with the Testronix box compression tester is that you can easily save your cost when you deliver quality products. Thus, there will be no chance of product rejections due to product quality.
  • The box compression tester computerized model is served to be a full-proof way to test the damage of your products.
  • With the use of a Testronix box compression tester, you will be able to maintain the load capacity of the packaging material. This testing instrument will give you an idea about the effectiveness of packaging material when a certain compressive load will be added to it.
  • You can also keep track of the load-bearing capacities and strength of the packaging material you are using.

These are some of the advantages you will get with the Testronix box compression tester-computerized model. To get more information about it, give us a call at +91 9313 140 140 or email us at

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