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Colorado Test Lab Adds Another Vibration Test System

Posted on Nov 15th, 2012 by marybabitz
Cascade TEK Vibration Testing System

Special thanks to our friends from Agilent - Colorado Springs!   One of their tried & true vibration test workhorses has a new home at Cascade TEK’s Colorado Vibration Test LabThe Unholtz Dickie system packs 7000 force pounds sine vibration and 5500 force pounds random vibration.  We are thrilled to add it to Colorado’s vibration test capacity. 

ISTA Testing Certifications & ISTA Transit Tested Logo

Posted on Oct 8th, 2012 by marybabitz
ISTA Package Testing

Q:  If I test my packages at an ISTA Certified Lab – Can I get the ISTA “Transit Tested” Logo on my packages?

A:  Only if your company is a member of ISTA.    An independent  ISTA Certified Test Lab will submit the test data to ISTA.  ISTA will issue their cert directly.    Check out page 13 of the attached ISTA Guideline for details.

Q:  Is it mandatory to  have the “Transit Tested” logo on my packages?

ISTA Package Testing - Pass or Fail?

Posted on Oct 4th, 2012 by marybabitz
ISTA Package Testing pallet shake

The link below is a great Q & A from ISTA regarding who/what determines a pass/fail when performing ISTA Package Testing.   It's a smart idea to have this criteria figured out before launching an ISTA Test Series.

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