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Package Compression Testing

Packaged products are often stacked on the top of each other during the loading of shipping containers or during warehouse storage. Therefore, packages must withstand compression forces from the other packages, or entire unit loads, stacked on top of them and must continue to protect the product within. Our compression tester is equipped with a floating and fixed platen to measure how much compression force a package or unit load can withstand before breaking.



Equipment used for Compression Testing:

Olsen Compression Machine

Max Test Dimensions: 60.5”x 60”
Max Unit Load Height: 78"
Loading Mode: Airbag or Floating/Fixed Platen
Max Load: 24,000lbs

Lansmont Squeezer

Payload Capacity: 5,000lb
Plate Size: 30″ x 30″
Load Applicator: Fixed Plate
Maximum Package Height: 3ft