How to maintain the Presto drop tester effectively?

How to maintain the Presto drop tester effectively?

While shipping your products to your customers, it is important for you to test every aspect of your package. This will help you to make sure that the right product will be delivered to your customers without facing any damage. Drop test of the package is one of the important properties that you needed to be assured of to test the transport worthiness of the package. 

At Presto, we know that product quality is essential to your business. That's why we offer high quality and standardized drop tester, that is designed to test the drop of heavy packages and test specimens. The Drop Tester utilizes a high-strength welded material drop platform, which ensures that your products are subject to only the highest standards of testing. When a drop test is initiated, the drop carriage is accelerated straight down from underneath the test specimen, imparting no rotational forces and insuring a flat drop. With Presto drop strength tester, you can be confident that your products will stand up to the rigors of higher drops. Here we will discuss how you can easily maintain the package drop tester with minimum effort. 

Evaluate the drop strength of cartons with the Presto drop tester

In the corrugated box industry, it is very important for you to determine the drop strength of corrugated boxes. The drop strength is basically dependent on mainly two factors. The first one is the drop height and the second one is the impact time. 
If you want to measure the drop strength, you need to take into consideration both of these factors. The shorter the time, the higher will be the drop strength. Therefore, by considering both the factors of drop height and impact time, you can accurately measure the drop strength of corrugated boxes. In fact, Presto drop testers are helpful in decreasing product damage during transit. Below we have listed the features and technical specifications of the Presto drop strength tester manual model.

Features of Presto drop strength tester

The Presto drop tester is a widely used testing equipment in the packaging industry. It can help you to test the ability of drops of your packaging product. The tester has a highly sensitive sensor that can accurately measure the dropping force. In addition, the tester is also equipped with a data logger that can store the data of each drop test. The Presto drop tester is very easy to use and it is very reliable. Below we have listed more features of this lab testing instrument.
  • This testing instrument is very hard and rigid.
  • It comes with an adjustable height clamp.
  • You can easily use this testing instrument for straight and angular drop tests.
  • It has a strong base plate with a rugged structure.
  • You can check the worthiness of the package from all angles with this testing instrument.
  • It comes with a powder-coated finish with a combination of Havel grey and blue colors.
  • This testing instrument has been made of mild steel
  • You can operate this machine manually with the gearbox.

Technical Specifications of Presto blog tester

  • Testing height: Drop Height Min. 750mm, max 1800mm
  • Max. dimension of Box that can be tested: Standard L 465 x W 445 x H 500 mm (Optional dropping platform sizes also available on request)
  • Max weight of Box to be tested: Up to 50 Kg
  • Opening Actuation: Manual through the lever
  • Top Edge Holding Device: Included
  • Height Measuring Scale least count: 1 mm
  • Base dimension (Floor Space): 950 x 600 mm
With these features and technical specifications, it will be easy for you to determine the drop strength of the package with ease. You can also read the information about how you can easily test the drop durability of cartons with the Presto drop tester. Now, let us focus on how you can easily maintain this lab testing instrument efficiently. 

Top 3 tips to remember for maintaining drop tester efficiently

A well-maintained drop strength tester is an important testing instrument for your manufacturing business that ships products in cardboard boxes. This lab testing equipment will allow you to quickly and easily measure the strength of the box so that you can ensure that your product will arrive safely at its destination. There are a few simple things you can do to keep your tester in good working condition. We have mentioned them below.
  • Proper greasing of the lead screw is required on a time to time basis.
  • Proper oiling of the guide rod is necessary.
  • Ensure proper cleaning of the machine in a timely manner.
In this way, you can easily maintain the Presto drop tester. You can give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at to conduct a live demo of this testing equipment. Our team of technical experts will assist and guide you regarding this testing instrument.

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