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Edge Crush Resistance Testing

Edge Crush Resistance testing measures the ability of corrugated boards to resist crushing when loaded perpendicularly to the flute structure. Test methods include the short column method (both waxed and unwaxed) and the rigid support method.

Putting your corrugated materials through this Edge Crush Resistance testing helps us instruct you on how to better design the board itself and your packaging in general. This way, when your packaging experiences edge crush forces, your packaging has the greatest strength possible to resist damage.



Equipment used for Edge Crush Resistance Testing:

MTS Criterion: Model 42

Maximum Load: 1,000lbs
Software: Testworks