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Shockwatch2 75G impact indicators

ShockWatch 2 impact indicators deter mishandling and reduce damage-related costs by indicating when products have been exposed to a potentially damaging impact during transit or in storage. ShockWatch devices are tamper proof, field armable, mechanically-activated devices that turn bright red when an impact occurs.

Shockwatch 2 is a bi-directional vertical response impact indicator.

ShockWatch 2 impact indicators deter mishandling and reduce damage-related costs by indicating when products have been exposed to a potentially damaging impact during transit.

Available in seven sensitivities, as indicated by the seven different colours – simply match the sensitivity of the ShockWatch 2 to the level of impact the product and packaging can withstand, if known or select a ShockWatch 2 based on the mass and size of your shipment from our selection guide.

If a package has not been mishandled, the top or bottom window of the ShockWatch 2 will remain white. If the package has been dropped, either top or bottom window will show red coloration. Any red in the either of the ShockWatch 2 windows alert receivers to inspect the package for potential damage.

A ShockWatch program helps reduce damage related incidents to ultimately drive down costs.

Shockwatch 2 is a bi-directional vertical response impact indicator

  • 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

Related Accessories for the Shockwatch 2

shockwatch2-on-companion-label-2 Companion Label:
The Companion Labels provide an additional visual warning and instructions on what to do if mishandling occurs. The Shockwatch2 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)
Shockwatch2 alert sticker Alert Sticker:
Included in each box of Shockwatch2.
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: 42.93 x 42.93 x 6.35 mm
Sensitivity:  5G to 75G
Guaranteed Activation: +/-15% of nominal value
Security:  Tamper Proof, Serialized (OCR Format)
Responsiveness:
Responds to single impact
Duration: Ranges 0.5 to 50 ms
Adhesive:
Acrylic
Shelf Life:  2 years when stored at standard temperature and pressure (20°C / 68° F, 1 ATM)

 

Selection Guide

There are two things you need to know to begin selecting a ShockWatch 2 impact indicator sensitivity:
shipment size (m³) and weight (kgs).

The selection guide should always be used as a starting point only. The Shockwatch2 that will be best suited to your application will also take into account product fragility and packaging

ShockWatch2 .14-.42m3 .42-1.42m3 1.42-2.83m3 2.83-7.08m3 7.08-14.16m3 14.16-304.8m3 304.8+m3
0 – 5kg 75g 75g 50g 37g N/A N/A N/A
5 – 11kg 75g 50g 50g 37g 25g N/A N/A
11 – 23kg 50g 50g 37g 25g 25g 15g N/A
23 – 45kg 50g 37g 37g 25g 15g 15g 10g
45 – 113kg 37g 37g 25g 25g 15g 15g 10g
113 – 454kg 37g 25g 25g 15g 15g 10g 10g
454 – 907kg 25g 25g 25g 15g 15g 10g 5g
907 – 2,268kg 25g 25g 15g 15g 10g 10g 5g
2,268 – 4,536kg 25g 15g 15g 15g 10g 10g 5g
4,536 – 6,804kg N/A 15g 15g 10g 10g 5g 5g
6,804 – 9,072kg N/A N/A 10g 10g 5g 5g 5g
9,072 – 13,608kg N/A N/A N/A 5g 5g 5g 5g
13,608kg  + N/A N/A N/A N/A 5g 5g 5g

FAQ's

What is Shockwatch 2?

Shockwatch 2 is an impact indicator for monitoring larger shipments. It is field armable and has a bi-directional response. Use to deter mishandling to your products and reduce your damage bill.

What's are the characteristics of Shockwatch 2?

Shockwatch 2 will monitor at high and low sensitivities, can monitor heavier shipments, is field armable and tamperproof.
The Shockwatch 2 has a bi-directional response, requires displacement to activate, has a highly visible indication window and is armed by removing the arming pin.

Documents

 Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch2 Brochure
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch2 Mounting Instructions
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch2 Activation Graphs and Response Curves
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Shockwatch2 Damage Prevention Program Implementation Guide
Word-icon Sample Shockwatch2 Damage Prevention Program Implementation Letters for Customer and Carrier