What is the carton drop test and why you should conduct it?

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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When it comes to packaging, corrugated carton boxes are some of the most inexpensive options out there. They don't require high labor costs or any costly tools to manufacture the boxes. In addition, corrugated carton boxes are considered to be the most reliable option to be used for sending products accurately to the customers. Therefore testing the drop strength of corrugated boxes is important to make sure that the boxes delivered will be able to withstand the higher drops. Thus, we at Testronix have come up with one of the effectively testing instruments known as the corrugated box drop strength tester. This is one of the highest quality lab testing instruments that is used to test the drop strength of the packages with ease.

When a drop test is initiated, the drop carriage is accelerated straight down from underneath the test specimen at a constant velocity. The purpose of this is to impart no rotational forces onto the specimen and to ensure that the specimen will fall flat. Here in this blog, we are going to provide you with information about drop testers and why you should make use of this lab testing equipment to test your products effectively.

Introduction about carton drop test.

The carton drop test is a regular part of packaging inspection that professional QC inspectors use to evaluate packaging quality. It's one of the easiest packaging tests to conduct and requires minimal equipment, formal training, and time. The test is conducted by dropping a carton filled with standard weights onto a solid surface from a specified height. The test result is considered successful if the carton sustains no damage after a drop. The carton drop test is an important quality control measure as it helps ensure that packaging can withstand rough handling during shipping and storage, and protect the contents from accidental damage.

The dropping test is an essential part of quality control for many products. By dropping a box with different heights and angles, you can easily determine whether it can withstand the forces of impact. This simple quality assurance test can help to ensure that your product meets the highest standards of quality and safety. In addition, the dropping test can also be used to evaluate the strength of packaging materials. Whether you are shipping fragile items or need to protect your product from damage, the dropping test can help you to find the right solution.  

Why you must conduct the drop test with the Testronix drop tester?

As we have discussed above that the carton drop test is considered to be one of the essential quality tests that will help you to make sure that your box can easily withstand the higher drops. The drop strength tester from Testronix is considered to be an essential quality lab testing instrument that helps to test the dropping ability of cartons with ease.

The drop strength tester manual model is a very easy-to-use and accurate lab testing equipment that will help you to test the drop strength of the package with ease. Whenever you conduct the drop strength test, then you must avoid 3 mistakes.

Whenever you conduct the carton drop test with the help of the Testronix drop tester then you need to take care of some important things to avoid the mistakes while performing the test.

You can also read about how you can carry a carton drop test with the help of the Testronix carton box drop tester. If you want to conduct a carton drop test for your sample using the Testronix carton drop tester then you can give us a call at +91 9313140140 or email us at info@testronixinstruments.com. Our team of technical experts will easily solve all your queries.

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