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ShockDot impact indicators 100G

ShockDot impact indicators are a cost-effective solution that detects the mishandling of products and packages during shipment. Alerting handlers that a package is being monitored and requires extra care will ultimately reduce damage related costs.
ShockDot indicators turn red when a potentially damaging impact occurs.

ShockDot impact indicators are omni-directional impact indicators

ShockDot impact indicators are a cost-effective solution that detects the mishandling of products and packages during shipment. Alerting handlers that a package is being monitored and requires extra care will ultimately reduce damage related costs.

Available in five sensitivities, as indicated by the five different colours – simply match the sensitivity of the label to the level of impact the product and packaging can withstand, if known or select the ShockDot based on the mass and size of your shipment from our selection guide.

If a package has not been mishandled, the circular indicator in the centre of the ShockDot will remain white. If the package has been dropped, the indicator will show full or partial red coloration. Any red in the ShockDot indicator window alerts receivers to inspect the package for any potential damage.

ShockDot impact indicators are omni-directional impact indicators

  • Acts as a visual deterrent to improper handling
  • Reduces mishandling through awareness
  • Provides indisputable evidence of mishandling
  • Alerts recipient to inspect contents before acceptance
  • Promotes chain of accountability for all product handling
  • Confirms effectiveness of packaging
  • Helps identify trouble spots in supply chain, from production to transportation and storage
  • Helps increase quality of product from dock to dock
  • Verify authenticity of the ShockDot by scanning the QR code and entering in the serial number

Related Accessories for the ShockDot

 shockdot_companion_label_tn Companion Label:
The Companion Label provides an additional visual warning and instructions on what to do if mishandling occurs. The ShockDot Label is placed on the corresponding footprint printed on the labels.
Companion Labels are 23 cm (L) x 15 cm (W)
Shockwatch Alert Tape Alert Tape:
Use to provide a visual warning against mishandling.
Tape is 50mm (W) x 66m (L)
ShockDot alert sticker Alert Sticker:
Included in each box of ShockDot.
Affix to the Bill of Lading or place next to the Shockwatch Label mounted on the box to caution the carrier and consignee that the shipment is monitored

 

Specifications

Operating Temperature: -25°C to 80°C
Size: 9.65 cm x 9.65 cm
Sensitivity: 25 to 100G
Guaranteed Activation: +/-15% of nominal value
Responsiveness: Responds to single impact
Duration: Ranges 0.5 to 50 ms
Adhesive:
Acrylic
Shelf Life:
2 years from date of sale

Selection Guide

There are two things you need to know to begin selecting a ShockDot impact indicator sensitivity:
shipment size (m³) and weight (kgs).
The selection guide should always be used as a starting point only. The ShockDot that will be best suited to your application will also take into account product fragility and packaging.

ShockDot 0-.03m3 .03-.14m3 .14-.42m3 .42-1.42m3 1.42+m3
0-5kg 100g 100g 75g 75g 50g
5-11kg 100g 75g 75g 50g 50g
23-45kg 75g 75g 50g 50g 37g
23-45kg 75g 50g 50g 37g 37g
45-113kg 50g 50g 37g 37g 25g
113-454kg 50g 50g 37g 25g 25
454+kg 37g 25g 25g 25g

FAQ's

What is ShockDot?

ShockDot is a single use mechanical impact indicator that turns red when an impact over the device’s threshold occurs.
Use is to deter mishandling and to assist with reducing damage related costs.

How do I interpreting the ShockDot?

If a package has not been mishandled, the circular indicator in the center of the ShockDot will remain white. If the package has been dropped, the indicator will show full or partial red colouration. Any red in the ShockDot indicator window alerts receivers to inspect the package for potential damage.

Below are examples of ShockDot results:

ShockDot activation examples

Does the ShockDot have a bi-directional or an omni- directional response?

The ShockDot is an omni-directional response indicator. It is responsive to impacts over the threshold of the device in a 360° radius.

 

Documents

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 ShockDot Brochure
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 ShockDot Mounting Instructions
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 ShockDot Activation Graphs and Response Curves
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 ShockDot Damage Prevention Program Implementation Guide
Word-icon Sample ShockDot Damage Prevention Program Implementation Letters for Customer and Carrier