ISTA 3A

General Simulation Performance Tests - Test Procedure 3A is for packaged-products weighing 150 lb. (70 kg) or less, and is a general simulation test for individual packaged-products shipped through a parcel delivery system. Applicable across broad sets of circumstances, such as a variety of vehicle types and routes, or a varying number of handling exposures. Characteristics will include simple shaped random vibration, different drop heights applied to the sample package, and/or atmospheric conditioning (complies with ASTM D4332) such as tropical wet or winter/frozen.