Considerations for choosing the right material and construction for temperature controlled packaging Packaging insulation is vital to combat energy losses during transportation and storage. Thermal Insulation material acts as a barrier preventing heat transfer between objects of differing temperatures. The same principle works for packaging containers as they do for building insulation. Insulation reduces unwanted…Details
Need help choosing the right PCM? 5 questions (and answers) to consider. If you read about phase change materials (PCMs) there is not a lot written to help users select the right kind of PCM to use in a shipment. You can, of course, do a packaging study, or hire a packaging engineer at an…Details
Mesa Labs is a proud to announce we will be exhibiting and speaking at the 15th annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Summit, February 27 – March 02, 2017 in Toronto. Visit our booth for the chance to meet with our experts and view a demonstration on our latest temperature-controlled packaging and monitoring solutions. Not only will…Details
Vaccines for Children: Are your current logistics solutions conforming to vaccine cold chain protocols?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements for all Vaccines for Children (VFC) suppliers and other health care providers include tightening restrictions on VFC storage and transportation to prevent loss of drug potency and damage. Failure to meet the CDC requirements may result in a citation under public record. The following packing, storage…Details
EPS (Expanded Polystyrene), aka Styrofoam, is one of the foam materials we use to create a cold zone into which heat from the outside can only enter at a very slow rate. With all it’s great properties (low cost, lightweight, easily moldable), did you know it consists of 95% air bubbles? That makes it fragile…Details