Corrugated boxes face a lot of strain throughout the packaging, shipping and storage. At the time of shipping, the bottom or the sides are subjected to damage due to forces or weights on delivery vehicles. Packaging industries are facing a lot of challenges related to client satisfaction and acronyms. Selecting appropriate corrugated carton for loading material, setting it with the proper cushioning item and shipping it, can be an easy task but it becomes confusing in case of choice to be made from a variety of corrugated boxes. The thickness and quality of paper influence corrugated construction. Bad quality cartons will collapse soon and too strong cartons are expensive as more material is needed to manufacture it.
The user-friendly testing equipment gives an accurate reading on a digital display, effective key lock to prevent unauthorised resetting, electro-mechanical loading system, chip-based display for accuracy in test results, various fixtures for edge crush, flat crush and ring crush tests etc. The Edge crush tester is available in two models that are digital cum computerized.
The method to use Edge crush tester includes the sample of the corrugated box to be placed on the clamps. The force is applied on the walls of the sample with predefined pressure having particular speed. These boxes tend to get damaged at the time of transportation due to its poor quality.