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Stress-fail indicator for agricultural packaging materials
Author(s): Alaster McDonach; Jeffrey J. Nichols
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the design and development of a low cost indicator mechanism that is triggered by overloading. The method is applied to Flexible Bulk Containers (FIBCs) and detects overloading during handling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2361, Second European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, (13 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184856
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Alaster McDonach, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Jeffrey J. Nichols, Agripac Ltd. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2361:
Second European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Alaster McDonach; Peter T. Gardiner; Ron S. McEwen; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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