Thermal Packaging Engineering

Thermal Packaging Engineering

A Potential Revolution For Passive Shipper Selection

First published on April 20, 2015 on Cold Chain IQ – as a contributor, Hutchinson’s column, Global Cold Chain Connections, falls in the Supply...

Thermal Packaging Engineering

The New and Improved ISTA Standard 20 v2

The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) is a member-driven standards organization. A revised version of ISTA Standard 20 is now available. The original Standard...

Thermal Packaging Engineering

How to Use USP and ASTM to Evaluate Thermal Test Results

To set the stage for this blog post, a thermometer is a device that converts physical changes (of heat) into a numerical value. How to...

Thermal Packaging Engineering

Define Your User Requirements Specifications Upfront to Ensure Success!

Different people have different expectations while developing a drug product shipping solution – for some keeping the final cost low is the most important...

Thermal Packaging Engineering

User Requirements Specification (URS) Matrix Tool

The beginning of any good engineering project — be it an insulated shipper, designing a building or bridge, building a car, space shuttle, or...

Thermal Packaging Engineering

The ISTA 7E Thermal Profiles and How to Make Them Work Regionally

The ISTA established a set of standard thermal profiles known as 7E using sound science and engineering.   Protocols were written and followed: detailing exactly...