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Tiltwatch Plus tilt indicator

The TiltWatch Plus tilt indicator incorporates three separate indications:
two that determine the exact angle of tilt and from what direction the shipment tilted, and one that indicates whether complete overturn has occurred – providing complete 360-degree monitoring.

The TiltWatch Plus will not activate from normal handling conditions such as take-off angles.

The TiltWatch Plus tilt indicator is a single use indicator to monitor tilting where knowledge that a specific angle of tilt has occurred in transit providing 360° monitoring. It indicates the exact angle of tilt or whether complete overturn has occurred.

The TiltWatch Plus tilt indicator incorporates three separate indications: two that determine the exact angle of tilt and from what direction the shipment tilted and one that indicates whether complete overturn has occurred – providing complete 360-degree monitoring.

The TiltWatch Plus will not activate with normal handling conditions such as take-off angles.

Types of products that could be monitored with the TiltWatch Plus tilt indicator

  • Large computer systems
  • Top heavy electro-mechanical systems
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Photocopiers
  • Refrigeration equipment
  • Medical equipment
  • Large glass related items

Mounting the TiltWatch Plus

The TiltWatch Plus impact indicators should be placed in an upright position near the lower corner of the container or package.
Two TiltWatch Plus are required for each package mounted on adjacent sides to monitor all planes.

A Complete TiltWatch Plus Tilt Indicator Program

Success of the Shockwatch Program is measured by a reduction in damage. Preventing mishandling is the key to damage reduction.
In order to prevent mishandling, communication with everyone in the supply chain is key. Shockwatch provides letters that you can customise for your carriers and customers. These letters describe the TiltWatch XTR tilt indicator program and detail the steps to follow in the event a shipment is received with an activated TiltWatch Plus tilt indicator.

Our TiltWatch Plus Tilt Indicator Damage Prevention Implementation Guide will assist you in setting up a program to deter mishandling and reduce you damage related costs.

Green_tick Acts as a visual deterrent to improper handling Green_tick Promotes chain of accountability for all product handling
Green_tick Reduces mishandling through awareness Green_tick Confirms effectiveness of packaging
Green_tick Provides indisputable evidence of mishandling Green_tick Helps identify trouble spots in supply chain, from production to transportation and storage
Green_tick Alerts recipient to inspect contents before acceptance Green_tick Helps increase quality of product from dock to dock

Specifications

Operating Temperature – 40°C to +60°C
Humidity Tolerance 5% to 99% non-condensing
Size 11.7 cm x 11.7 cm x 0.8 cm
Activation Angle 10° increments from 30° axis to 80° (+/-5%)
Monitoring Range 360° monitoring within a single plane
Composition Clear PTE housing and brass, non-magnetic indicator
Installation Pressure-sensitive adhesive exposed when liner and arming pin are peeled away
Adhesive 1 mil high tack acrylic
Shelf Life 2 years from date of sale

Selection Guide

  • Use the TiltWatch Plus to monitor if the container or product has been tilted over 30 degrees, to determine the exact angle of tilt and from what direction the shipment tilted and one that indicates whether complete overturn has occurred – providing complete 360-degree monitoring.
  • Two TiltWatch Plus mounted on adjacent sides may be required if you wish to monitor tilting on all planes (i.e left to right and front to back) based on the type of container/product that you are monitoring.

 

FAQ's

What is a TiltWatch Plus?

TiltWatch Plus is a tilt indicating device that monitors the exact angle of tilt and from what direction the shipment tilted, and one that indicates whether complete overturn has occurred – providing complete 360-degree monitoring.

How many TiltWatch Plus do I need per shipment?

To monitor all planes you need to use two TiltWatch Plus indicators mounted on adjacent sides of the product (i.e left to right and front to back). If tilting in only one direction is possible then one TiltWatch Plus is only required.

 

Documents

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32  TiltWatch Plus Brochure
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Tiltwatch Plus Mounting Instructions
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32 Tilt Indicators Damage Prevention Program Implementation Guide
Word-icon Sample TiltWatch Plus Damage Prevention Program Implementation Letters for Customer and Carrier