HQTS Quality Control

Packaging & Transit Testing

Packaging & Testing Testing

Products for export demand special attention to packaging methods and integrity to ensure safe arrival at their destinations. Whatever the nature or scope of your packaging needs, our packaging professionals are ready to help. From assessments to recommendations, we can test your packaging in a real world transport environment to assess your current packaging, both from a materials and design point of view.

We help ensure your packaging is up to the task, and that your goods are effectively secure and protected throughout the transport process.

You can rely on our team for analysis, assessment, supporting and accurate reporting. We work closely with your packaging professionals to design a real world transport testing protocol that will meet your specialized needs.

I. Packaging Transportation Test

Our HQTS-QAI lab is equipped with cutting-edge testing facilities and is accredited by domestic and international leading authorities including the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) for packaging and transportation testing. We can provide a series of packaging transportation testing services according to ISTA, ATEM D4169, GB/T4857, etc. to help you improve your packaging solutions and meet market requirements in terms of product compliance and safety during transportation.


ISTA is an organization focusing on the specific concerns of transport packaging. They have developed the industry standards for test procedures that define and measure how packages should perform to full integrity of the contents. ISTA’s published series of standards and testing protocols provides a uniform basis for the safety and evaluation of packaging performance under various real-life conditions during handling and transit.

About ASTM

ASTM’s paper and packaging standards are instrumental in the evaluation and testing of the physical, mechanical, and chemical properties of various pulp, paper, and paperboard materials that are processed primarily to make containers, shipping boxes and parcels, and other packaging and labeling products. These standards help to identify materials characteristics that help users of paper materials and products in the proper processing and assessment procedures to ensure their quality towards efficient commercial use.

Major testing items

  • ISTA transportation test
    • 1A,1B,1C,1D,1E,1G,1H
    • 2A,2B,2C,2D,2E,2F
    • 3A,3B,3E,3F
    • 4AB
    • 6-AMAZON.com-sioc
    • 6-FEDEX-A,6-FEDEX-B
    • 6-SAMSCLUB
  • Vibration test
  • Drop test
  • Incline impact test
  • Compression test for shipping carton
  • Atmospheric pre-conditional and conditional test
  • Clamping force test of packaging pieces
  • Sears 817-3045 Sec5-Sec7
  • JC Penney Package Testing Standards 1A ,1C mod
  • ISTA 1A, 2A for Bosch

II. Packaging Material Testing

We can provide a series of packaging material testing services in accordance with EU Packaging and packaging waste directive (94/62/EC)/(2005/20/EC), U.S. Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), GB, etc.

Major testing items

  • Edgewise compressive strength test
  • Tearing resistance test
  • Bursting strength test
  • Cardboard moisture test
  • Thickness
  • Basis weight and gram
  • Toxic elements in packing materials

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