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Calculating Cushion Thickness By Analysis Of Stress-Strain Curves

Report Number: WADC TR 53-334
Author(s): R. E. Jones; D. L. Hunzicker
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, United States Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Pages: 157
Contract: AF 33(038)-51-4065
AD Number: AD0027763

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.

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