Shockwatch® Warning Labels Mounting Instructions

The mounting location of a ShockWatch Label is important to ensure that the indicator properly detects mishandling and impact.

RULES OF THUMB:

  1. Always place labels on right edge of shipment.
  2. Always place label on the longest side of the package.
  3. The heavier the shipment, the lower you should mount the label.

RECOMMENDED PRODUCT PLACEMENT


L-30 GREEN – 100 G’s at 50 M.S. and L-35 ORANGE – 75 G’s at 50 M.S. (M.S. = milliseconds)

PLACEMENT OF LABELS:

Placement is in upper right corner of box.

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L-47 RED – 50 G’s at 50 M.S. (M.S. = milliseconds)

PLACEMENT OF LABELS:

  1. On lighter boxes, place the ShockWatch label from 24 in (60.96 cm) to the upper right corner of the box.
  2. On heavier boxes or palletized shipments, place label on right edge, 24 in (60.96 cm) from the bottom of the package.

NOTE:

Lighter box 50-100 lbs (22.68 kg – 45.36 kg);
Heavier box 100-500 lbs (45.36 kg – 226.8 kg).

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L-55 PURPLE – 37 G’s at 50 M.S. (M.S. = milliseconds)

PLACEMENT OF LABELS:

  1. On lighter boxes, place the ShockWatch label from 24 in (60.96 cm) to the upper right corner of the box. See Figure A.
  2. On heavier boxes or palletized shipments, place label on right edge, 12-24 in (30.48 cm – 60.98 cm) from the bottom of the package. See Figure A.
  3. On heavier boxes (when length is twice the width) or palletized shipments, use 2 labels. Place labels on opposite sides of carton diagonally from each other. See Figure B.

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Figure A.Figure B.


L-65 YELLOW – 25 G’s at 50 M.S. (M.S. = milliseconds)

PLACEMENT OF LABELS:

  1. Place ShockWatch label 12 in-14 in (30.48 cm – 35.56 cm) from bottom of box. Place labels on opposite sides of carton diagonally from each other to cover monitoring of total shipment. See Figure C.
  2. On heavier boxes (when length is twice the width) or palletized shipments, use 2 labels. Place labels on opposite sides of carton diagonally from each other. See Figure D.

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Figure A.Figure B.