Dictionary – Safety factor

Definition:
In order to reach the maximum permitted top load for a packaging unit and for a pallet of units, consideration must be given to all matters relating to design, materials and applications. This happens in practice by reducing calculated values ​​by a percentage reduction for different conditions that weaken the packaging. In addition, a safety factor depends on transport conditions that will compensate for any unforeseen impacts such as the packaging and the pallet may be exposed on its way.