The TiltWatch XTR tilt indicator detect unacceptable tilting on goods that must remain upright. When these indicators are used, the product cannot be tipped without indisputable evidence of mishandling.
The TiltWatch XTR tilt indicator turns red if the container it is affixed to is tilted past 80° or is completely upended. TiltWatch XTR tilt indicator will not activate under normal handling conditions or aircraft take-offs.
Types of products that could be monitored with the TiltWatch XTR tilt indicator
- Large computer systems
- Top heavy electro-mechanical systems
- Telecommunications equipment
- Refrigeration equipment
- Medical equipment
- Large glass related items
Mounting the TiltWatch XTR
The TiltWatch XTR impact indicators should be placed in an upright position near the lower corner of the container or package.
Two TiltWatch XTR are required for each package mounted on adjacent sides to monitor all planes.
A Complete TiltWatch XTR 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 XTR.
Our TiltWatch XTR Tilt Indicator Damage Prevention Implementation Guide will assist you in setting up a program to deter mishandling and reduce you damage related costs.
|Optional Companion Labels and Alert Tape are recommended for use with the TiltWatch XTR as additional tools that increase the visibility or the handling requirements of your package. The TiltWatch XTR is applied to the Companion Label and the Companion Label is applied to the shipment.
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|Acts as a visual deterrent to improper handling||Promotes chain of accountability for all product handling|
|Reduces mishandling through awareness||Confirms effectiveness of packaging|
|Provides indisputable evidence of mishandling||Helps identify trouble spots in supply chain, from production to transportation and storage|
|Alerts recipient to inspect contents before acceptance||Helps increase quality of product from dock to dock|