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How to Test the Compression Strength of Long Cardboard Boxes?

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Are you tired of dealing with cardboard boxes that collapse under pressure? Are you searching for a reliable method to test the compression strength of long cardboard boxes? If yes, then you can easily go with the Presto box compression strength tester. This is one of the high-quality lab testing instruments that can easily test the force required to compress a long corrugated cardboard. This high-quality lab testing instrument can easily test the compression strength of corrugated boxes, and ensure that accurate quality products will be delivered to the customers.

With this highly accurate box compression tester, manufacturers can easily safeguard their products and ensure zero product rejection rates. In this blog, we will discuss brief information about Presto box compression tester and how you can easily perform box compression tests on the materials with the help of Presto box compression tester.

All about Presto box compression tester

The Presto Box Compression Tester is one of the high-quality lab testing instruments that is designed to ensure the reliability and strength of packaging materials and ensure that durable products will be delivered to the customers. Equipped with a microprocessor-based display, it delivers precise and dependable test results.

It comes with convenient features such as TARE and Peak Hold functions, offering versatility in testing. Additionally, the device is equipped with over-travel protection to prevent any damage during testing.

Its sturdy base plate and rugged structure ensure durability, while the bright LED display and feather-touch controls make it user-friendly and efficient for quality control in packaging. There are many benefits one can get with the use of Presto box compression tester in packaging.

Now let us discuss a brief information about the features and technical specifications of this quality testing equipment.

Features of Presto box compression tester

  • Microprocessor-based display for accurate test results

  • Highly accurate test results under uniform compression Force

  • TARE and Peak Hold Facility Available

  • Over travel protection

  • Strong base plate with a rugged structure

  • Bright LED display

  • Feather touch controls

Technical specifications of Presto box compression tester

  • Display: LED (Digital)

  • Accuracy: ± 2% full scale (with master load.)

  • Power: 220V, Single / Three phase, 50 Hz

  • Test Speed: 12.5 ± 2.5 mm/min

  • Multi-Speed: Programmed Test speed / Home Speed feature

  • Peak Hold Facility: Yes (Max. Test Results saved in Memory)

  • Material: Mild Steel

  • Finish: Powder coated Havel Gray and blue combination finish and bright chrome/zinc plating for corrosion-resistant

These are the different features and technical specifications of the Presto box compression tester. Now, let us discuss brief information about the working of a compression strength tester and how you can easily test the compression strength of a Presto box compression tester.

Easy-to-follow steps for Presto box compression tester

  • First of all plug the machine into a 15 amp, 220 Volts AC and turn the machine ON.

  • Place the specimen on the platform in the centre and parallel to the compression plate.

  • Make sure that the specimen is placed in the center of the plate otherwise the test results would not be correct.

  • Now bring the compression plate near the specimen.

  • Apply a preload of 1 or 2 kgf on the specimen to remove any air gap between the compression plate and the specimen.

  • After following these steps, you can easily commence the test.

If you need more information about the use of this quality testing equipment, then you can give us a call at  +91-9210 903 903 or email us at Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your needs and queries.

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