- Supplies essential techniques needed for protective packaging
- Explains testing required for container performance
- Covers distribution packaging for food, healthcare, electronics, as well as hazardous and regulated materials
- Reviews basic math and physics fundamentals for students and professionals
Protective Packaging Development offers a comprehensive practical explanation of the methods needed to improve packaging design in multiple distribution environments. It combines a clear presentation of protective packaging basics with details on how to obtain and apply experimental data to the design of new packaging. In this context it covers the materials, testing, regulations and manufacturing of a wide range of product and shipping containers. Written by two of the most respected packaging authorities in the U.S., the book covers packaging mathematics and physics in a clear step-by-step way and shows with numerous real-world examples how these concepts are applied to design strategies. In this unique book students and professionals are given the testing and data information required for creating a wide range of protective packaging systems within numerous product categories such as electronics, healthcare, and food. Also covered are container requirements and tests for hazardous and regulated materials.