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ISTA 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B

ISTA 1A

ISTA Test Procedure 1A covers testing of individually packaged products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or less when prepared for shipment. The test procedure consists of both vibration and shock. The vibration test is fixed displacement. The shock test consists of drop, incline impact and horizontal impact.

ISTA 1B

ISTA Test Procedure 1B covers testing of individually packaged products weighing more than 150 lb (68 kg) when prepared for shipment. The test procedure consists of both vibration and shock. The vibration test is fixed displacement. The shock test consists of drop, incline impact, horizontal impact and rotational edge drop.

ISTA 2A

ISTA Test Procedure 2A covers testing of individually packaged products weighing 150 lb (68 kg) or less when prepared for shipment.

SequenceTest CategoryTest Type
1Atmospheric PreconditioningTemperature and Humidity
2Atmospheric ConditioningControlled Temperature and Humidity
3CompressionMachine Apply and Release Machine Apply and Hold Weight and Load Spreader
4VibrationFixed DisplacementRandomDrop
5ShockDropIncline ImpactHorizontal Impact
6ShockRotational Edge Drop
7VibrationFixed DisplacementRandom

ISTA 2B

ISTA Test Procedure 2B covers testing of individually packaged products weighing more than 150 lb (68 kg) when prepared for shipment. The test procedure consists of the following test categories and test types:

SequenceTest CategoryTest Type
1Atmospheric PreconditioningTemperature and Humidity
2Atmospheric ConditioningControlled Temperature and Humidity
3CompressionMachine Apply and Release Machine Apply and Hold Weight and Load Spreader
4VibrationFixed DisplacementRandomDrop
5ShockDropIncline ImpactHorizontal Impact
6ShockRotational Edge Drop
7VibrationFixed DisplacementRandom

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