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Jun 07,2018

Upgrading Your Existing Thermal Packaging with Computer Simulation

Figure 1. Computer Simulated Thermal Performance of an Insulated Shipper

May 02,2018

What Size Gel Pack Should I Use?

 

Mar 09,2018

Cryopak Introduces New Temperature Mapping Services

Montreal, QC (March 9th, 2018) – Cryopak has announced the expansion of its cold chain services portfolio, with the addition of temperature mapping studies. Required by regulatory agencies across the world, this new service will allow the company’s clients to protect their products by identifying

Jan 25,2018

Preventing Freezing During Transit

 

A major topic of discussion in cold chain shipping this time of year is how to prevent items from freezing, rather than how to keep them cold. “Cold chain” as a term is a bit of a misnomer, as there is a wide array of temperature requirements that result in the need for temperature-controlled

Oct 25,2017

Developing a Custom Temperature Profile

When testing packages for temperature assurance performance in a laboratory setting, using temperature profiles helps represent the expected temperatures that packages will experience in the field. A temperature profile is a sequence of time and temperature steps that can be programmed into an

Aug 23,2017

Expediting Product-to-Market: Accelerated Aging

Determining a product’s lifecycle by estimating its shelf life is an important development step that needs to be analyzed prior to market launch. Shelf life is a natural process of an item’s decay over time. A simple way of examining shelf life is by placing the item in a controlled environment

Jul 19,2017

Cryopak Adds New Designs And Capabilities To CryoCube Portfolio

 

Edison, NJ (July 19, 2017) — Cryopak has announced the expansion of its CryoCube line of reusable temperature-controlled shipping systems for cold chain packaging, as well as the addition of thermal modeling technology capabilities. The full Cube line now provides four insulation categories to

May 25,2017

Seasonal vs. Universal Packouts: Pros and Cons

Before designing or choosing an off-the-shelf temperature-controlled shipping solution, one needs to consider whether to use a seasonal or universal packout. This decision can be easily overlooked, yet can drastically change the direct cost, weight and size of the packout, as well as the freight

May 17,2017

Cryopak And Purolator Partner Up To Unify Packaging And Logistics

Montreal, QC (May 17th, 2017) – Cryopak is proud to announce its partnership with Purolator, a leading freight, package and logistics provider with one of the most extensive networks in Canada. The relationship will allow Cryopak to strengthen its reputation as an integrated, full-service supply

Apr 25,2017

Why You Should Use Gel Packs Instead of Frozen Water

There are a lot of misconceptions as to why gel packs are a better option for keeping goods cold during shipping than simply using frozen water.  While it is true that a gel pack is mostly water, it also has an additive that increases its viscosity.  Probably the most confusing statement about gel