Accession Number : AD0027763


Title :   CALCULATING CUSHION THICKNESS BY ANALYSIS OF STRESS-STRAIN CURVES


Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WI


Personal Author(s) : JONES, R E ; HUNZICKER, D L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/027763.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1954


Pagination or Media Count : 158


Abstract : A method for designing package cushioning to protect an article against shock is developed from physical and mathematical concepts. Design curves for calculating cushion thickness are included for many currently available cushioning materials. Methods for selecting the proper cushion are discussed.


Descriptors :   *SHOCK RESISTANCE , *PACKAGING , STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS , CUSHIONING , CURVES(GEOMETRY) , THICKNESS


Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE