Are ISTA test procedures available in different languages?
ISTA Procedures are currently only available in English. If you are looking to work with ISTA procedures in a different language we suggest using our new platform, PackSight.
PackSight is a secure, cloud-based, global, mobile, and web access workflow tool with a central data repository for ISTA testing. As this is a web-based platform it can be translated into multiple languages through website tools such as Google Translate.
What test should I select for ocean shipments?
ISTA Procedures, and other industry-standard packaging test protocols, don’t contain vibration (PSD) profiles for ocean shipment. Several studies have shown that vertical vibration during sea transport is so small that it’s negligible. This is not ...
I'm Looking for Information on an ISTA Test Procedure
Information on ISTA test protocols can be found at the following link: Test Procedures - International Safe Transit Association (ista.org)
Which ISTA test should I use?
This common question cannot be answered directly, but must be determined in each case through an understanding of the various ISTA tests and their applications. Please click the following link for more information including a "Test Selection ...
What are the test parameter tolerances/variances in ISTA procedures?
ISTA test procedures generally do not include tolerances on test parameters such as drop height, compression force, vibration time and intensity, etc. In such cases the requirements given in ISTA test procedures and projects are considered minimums; ...
Under which ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC test type does my packaged-product fall?
ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC Packaged-Product Test Types: Type A: Shipment Method: Parcel Delivery of Individual Packaged-Products Handling Method: Standard Handling Method Weight & Dimensions: Less than 50 lb (23 kg) & Girth equal to or less than 165” ...