ISTA 1D

ISTA 1D is an integrity test that covers the testing of individual packaged products weighing 150 pounds (68 kg) or more when prepared for shipment. The test procedure calls for a battery of tests including:

  • Atmospheric Measurement Test Block-Temperature and Humidity.
  • Compression Conditioning Block- Compression.
  • Vibration Test Block-Fixed Displacement.
  • Random.
  • Shock Test Block-Drop or Impact.
  • Impact and Rotational Drop.

When properly applied, ISTA 1D will provide tangible benefits of:

  • Shortened packaged development time and confidence in product launch.
  • Protection of products and profits with reduced damage and product loss.
  • Economically-balanced distribution costs.
  • Customer satisfaction and continued business.

The chart below is from the standard and provides more guidance on the testing procedure and requirements:

Sequence # Test Category Test Type For ISTA Certification
1 Compression Conditioning Machine or Static Required
2 Vibration Fixed Displacement/ Alternative Random Required
3 Shock Drop/Alternative Incline (conbur)/         Alternative horizontal impact Required
4 Shock Rotational Edge Drop Required when not testing face 1

 

As an ISTA-certified package testing lab, Keystone Compliance can meet your package testing needs, including ISTA 1D. By providing quick turnarounds, competitive pricing and engineering assistance, Keystone Compliance has become a leader in the package test lab industry. Receiving a quote to complete ISTA-1D testing is as easy as completing our online quote form or calling us at (724) 657-9940.