What is Edge Crush Tester and It’s Use in Corrugated Box Industry?

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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The effectiveness of corrugated cardboard to protect products during transportation is tested using an edge crush test. Knowing what an edge crush test is and how to use it is important for shipping corrugated cardboard boxes and packages, as it allows you to assess the raw material's quality and make any necessary improvements to assure the load's safety. Thus, you can easily make the use of Testronix edge crush tester to make sure that you get the best products delivered to your customers.

Here, we will discuss about the use of this lab testing instrument and how you can easily use it for your corrugated box industry.

What makes edge crush tester an essential instrument for your corrugated box industry?

In the corrugated box industry, testing each and every factor of corrugated boxes is very important in order to make sure that the boxes delivered should be free of any errors. One of the important factors is the edge crush strength of these boxes. Thus, with the help of Testronix edge crush tester, you will be able to make sure whether your corrugated boxes are strong enough to deliver the material or not. Using edge crush tester is one of the most reliable ways of determining the edge crush strength of the packaging materials. The Testronix Edge crush tester is used for performing three different tests that are edge crush test, ring crush test and flat crush test to determine the actual and accurate strength of the packaging materials.

The most practical and consistent way to determine how well a box will keep its shape under vertical weight during transit is to test the stacking strength of the box's edge. For many years, many manufacturers working in a packaging industry make the use of this lab testing instrument in order to deliver accurate products to their customers. Knowing the overall stacking strength is the main concern for most of the people. Thus, by testing your product accurately with the help of this lab testing instrument, you can easily deliver error-free products to the customers.

Below we have listed the features and technical specifications of this lab testing instrument.

Features of Edge crush tester digital

There are many features you will get with the use of Testronix edge crush tester. Below we have created a list of them below.

  • Microprocessor based display for accurate test results
  • Display for compression strength of test specimen
  • Separate fixtures for ring crush, edge crush and flat crush test.
  • Highly accurate test results under compression force
  • Feather touch controls RCT/FCT/Edge Crush Tester reveals the crushing resistance in terms of Kg/Unit length.
  • Load Cell Capacity 100 Kgf
  • Accuracy ±2% at full load (with master load)
  • Least Count/Resolution 0.01 Kgf Power 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz Test Speed 12.5± 2.5 mm/min

Technical Specifications of Edge crush tester digital

  • Safety Switch Upward & Downward Limit Switches
  • Material Mild Steel Powder coated body
  • Dimensions 600x500x863 mm
  • Computerized model available on request
  • Thermal printer connectivity optional feature

With the use of this lab testing instrument, you will be able to make sure you deliver accurate products to your customers.  Thus, you can easily take the edge crush test and improve the quality of product and avoid any fear of rejection. You can even read about different models of edge crush tester and select the one suitable to you. If you want to know how you can overcome your fear of product rejections in the packaging industry, then give us a call at +91 9313 140 140 or email us at info@testronixinstruments.com.

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