Factors to Keep In Mind While Using a Box Compression Tester

Factors to Keep In Mind While Using a Box Compression Tester

The ability of the box to withstand pressure is largely dependent on its thickness and how much it has been compressed. You may have noticed that high-quality corrugated boxes are usually more expensive than their lower-quality counterparts. The reason behind this is that they have higher compression strength. Compression testing can help you decide which type of corrugated box will work best for shipping the things so that you don't waste money on something that isn't worth the investment. To ease this test, you can easily make use of the Presto box compression tester.

This is one of the best testing instruments provided by Presto that will ease your work of testing the compression strength of corrugated boxes. By testing the box compression strength of various boxes, you can easily determine whether you should use that box for shipping the products or not. Here in this blog, we will focus on several factors to be taken care of while testing box compression strength with this testing instrument. But before that, we will focus on the advantages of using the Presto box compression tester computerized model.

Advantages of using Presto box compression tester computerized model

The Presto is the leading manufacturer of testing instruments that will provide you with quality products for effective testing. We are Asia’s top testing instrument manufacturers and suppliers that combine quality, accuracy, and reliability in our testing equipment. Thus, you can easily trust us regarding your product testing needs.

When it comes to buying a box compression tester computerized model, then it becomes easier for you to determine the compression strength of your boxes. The computerized model of this testing instrument has various advantages. They are listed below:

  • The PRESTO Box Compression Tester Computerized is a compact Instrument with user-friendly controls & software.
  • You can easily make use of this testing instrument to determine the corrugated strength of both Duplex as well as corrugated cartons.
  • This testing instrument has a rugged structure with a heavy-angle iron base for stable performance at load.
  • It has a highly sensitive load sensor that is strategically centrally located to enable perfect corner to corner load results.
  • The Instrument comes complete with an Instruction manual; Electrical Wiring Diagram & Calibration Certificate traceable to NABL approved Labs.


These advantages you will get with Presto box compression tester computerized model. You can read about the technical specifications of this testing instrument below:

  • Type: Compression
  • Capacity: 500 Kgf / 1000 Kgf
  • Display:
  1. LED (Digital)
  2. Graphical
  • Accuracy: ± 2% full scale (with master load)
  • Least Count: 200 gm
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
  • Test Platform Size : 450 * 450 mm
  • Test Speed: 12.5 ± 2.5 mm/min
  • Motor: 1 HP Three Phase, 1350 rpm
  • Standard: ASTM D642, ASTM D4169, TAPPI T804, ISO 12048, and JIS Z0212.


Top 4 factors to determine while using Presto box compression tester

Whenever you conduct any box compression test using Presto box compression tester, then there are some essential factors that you need to take care of. These factors will help you to easily conduct the box compression test.

  • Whenever you conduct any box compression test, then you need to make sure that the main supply will be provided efficiently in the socket. Sometimes if we do not take care of the main supply then it will lead to disruptions in the test.
  • Sometimes the wrong placement of the specimen will also lead to wrong testing results. Therefore, you should place the specimen properly while conducting this test. You can take help from us by calling at +91 129 4272727 or emailing us at [email protected] We will easily provide you with assistance regarding your query.
  • When you purchase the Presto box compression tester computerized model, then we provide you with an instruction manual as well. Thus, you should make use of that instruction manual while conducting the test. In this manual, you will get step-by-step guidelines about how you will get accurate testing results with this testing instrument.
  • Another factor you should determine is to keep an eye on the load monitoring indicator. Here you will get an accurate display of the load.


The box compression testing machine is one of the most accurate testing instruments from Presto that provide you the highly precise value of compression strength. The above-mentioned factors will help you determine the compression strength of boxes with ease. To know more about how many models of this testing instrument we provide, give us a call at +91 129 4272727 or email us at [email protected]

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