This standard is used to measure the integrity and stability of unitized loads, large cases and crates when subjected to rough handling. Not all methods are applicable to all products, containers and loads.

Test Details     

This standard can be used to evaluate the suitability of a unitized load or large container for rough handling and can be used to make design improvements where deficiencies are found. The standard provides test procedures for the following evaluations:

  • Drop Test
  • Tip Test
  • Tipover Test
  • Rolling Test

Types of packaging                

Unitized Loads, large cases and crates     

*Please note that the above information is a summary of ASTM D6179. Please refer to the ASTM website for full details.

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