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Appendix A Package Testing

Appendix A Package Testing

ISTA Test Procedure 1A

Introduction

International Safe Transit Association (ISTA)

Preshipment Testing

Very Important

ISTA 1 Series Integrity Test Procedure

Overview

Preface

Scope

Product Damage Tolerance and Degradation Allowance

Samples

Test Sequence

Equipment Required Vibration

Equipment Required for Shock Test

Procedure

Identification of Faces, Edges and Corners

Packaged-Product Weight and Size Measurement

Before You Begin Vibration Testing

For Fixed Displacement Vibration:

Vibration Test

Before You Begin Shock Testing

Shock Test

Report

Before You Begin Report

ISTA Transit Tested Program

General Requirements

ISTA Certified Testing Laboratory Information

Product Manufacturer/Shipper Information

Third-party Test Request Information

Test Information

Product Description

Package Description

Packaged-Product Tested

Product Damage Tolerance Criteria

Package Degradation Allowance Criteria

Specific Requirements

Test Results

Test Plan

Test Laboratory Comments

Vibration Test

Shock Test

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