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How to prepare the specimen for the bursting strength test?

The corrugated box industry is essential for the transportation and shipping of goods. To ensure that boxes used for these purposes are up to par, it is important to test their bursting strength. The bursting strength of corrugated boxes is a measure of the amount of force required to rupture or break something.

In the context of corrugated boxes, it refers to the amount of pressure required to cause the box to collapse. Thus, we at Presto have come up with one of the efficient testing instruments known as the bursting strength tester digitalThis lab testing instrument is highly useful in testing the bursting strength of boxes and determines whether this box is suitable for delivery or not. Whenever you are going to conduct the test using the bursting strength test, then you need to prepare the specimen first. Here in this blog, we are going to provide you with information about how you can easily prepare specimens using a bursting strength testing instrument. But first, we will discuss how the bursting strength of boxes matters in determining their quality.

How bursting strength of materials matter in determining their quality?

When it comes to shipping products, one of the most important considerations in choosing the right type of packaging. After all, you want your product to arrive safe and sound at its destination. For many items, the best option is a corrugated carton box. These boxes are strong and durable, and they can be easily customized to fit the specific item you need to ship. But how do you know which box is the right size for your item? And what else do you need to do to ensure that your product arrives safely? Choosing the right corrugated carton box is actually a relatively simple task. You need to test several aspects like the bursting strength of corrugated boxes to make sure that the right materials will be delivered to the customers with ease.

Presto digital burst strength testing machine is a widely used lab testing instrument that is helpful in testing the box's ability to withstand the rigors of shipping. Thus, you can easily save your box from getting damaged with the help of the Presto bursting strength tester. You can read about the purpose of the bursting strength tester.

Features of Presto bursting strength tester

The Presto bursting strength tester will give you accurate testing results to measure the bursting strength of boxes with ease. This testing instrument will work by applying the pressure on the specimen with a rubber diaphragm. With its single push button, it will be easy for you to determine the bursting strength of boxes with ease. Below we have listed the features of the Presto bursting strength tester.

  • Microprocessor-based display for accurate test results
  • Peak Hold facility for keeping the maximum value of test results in memory
  • Memory to hold up to 9 test reading
  • Highly accurate test results under multidirectional Force
  • Strong Gripping clamps
  • Grooved structure of Test Specimen Holder to avoid slippage and intact holding of the specimen under test
  • No slippage in case specimen is tightened uniformly using operating wheel
  • Bright LED display
  • Feather touch controls
  • Calibration lock & key feature

With these features, it will be easy for you to determine the bursting strength of boxes. You can also read about the importance of a bursting strength tester in determining the strength of packaging containers.

To accurately prepare the specimen for the bursting strength test, you can easily follow the steps mentioned below:

  • For accurate test results, it is essential to prepare the test specimen according to the standards.
  • Prepare a Specimen of Cardboard, corrugated fiber sheet, or any other material you want to test with the minimum dimensions of 100 mm X 100 mm. While preparing the specimen, make sure that there are no folds in the specimen.

In this way, you can easily prepare the specimen for the bursting strength test. You can give us a call at +91-9210903903 or email us at Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your queries.

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