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Shock & Tilt Sensors Prevent Damage to Fragile Goods

Ship your fragile, sensitive, perishable, or calibrated goods without surrendering control of their handling. Prevent mishandling every step of the way with ShockWatch Impact Indicators. Affixed directly to your goods or packaging, our shock and tilt sensors detect and record impact and mishandling of fragile, sensitive, or calibrated products during transportation.

Thousands of the best-known companies in the world trust their shipments to ShockWatch every day. No other shock and tilt sensors are more recognized by carriers or offers a better reliability record. These effective, attention-getting devices act as a strong visual deterrent to unacceptable handling, no matter what you’re shipping.

Shock & Tilt Sensor Products

ShockWatch Labels

ShockWatch Clips & Tubes 


The ShockWatch Program

A key element in the success of ShockWatch Impact Indicators is the available companion tools. Used in conjunction with the indicator labels, these tools include alert stickers, alert tape, posters, and supporting documentation. The complete product offering constitutes a highly effective damage reduction and prevention program.

Implementation of this damage prevention program leads to psychological reinforcement of proper handling procedures and changes the behaviour of material handlers. It provides a highly visible deterrent to mishandling throughout the supply chain.

This program is most successful with collaboration from the carriers: the shipping, warehousing, and packaging departments.

Benefits for a More Profitable Business

ShockWatch shock sensors:

  • Reduces product damage and loss incurred during transportation or storage
  • Protects fragile, sensitive, or calibrated goods in transit
  • Provides indisputable evidence of mishandling
  • Acts as a visual deterrent to improper handling
  • Alerts recipient to inspect contents before acceptance
  • Ensures chain of accountability for all product handling
  • Protects against/reduces warranty claims
  • Confirms effectiveness of packaging
  • Identifies trouble spots in supply chain, from production to transportation and storage
  • Lowers production yield losses
  • Ensures quality of product from dock to dock
  • Increases customer satisfaction and provides a visible marketing edge

Impact Indicator Product Selection Guide

Using This Selection Guide:

This selection guide and sensor activation table should always be used as a starting point. Packaging design and construction may affect the correlation between drop height and ShockWatch activation.

This guide is for reference only. We recommend that you speak to a ShockWatch representative before placing an order.

Two things you need to know to select a ShockWatch sensitivity:

  • Cubic feet of shipment (height × width × depth)
  • Weight of shipment

NOTE: Packaging and construction may affect the correlation between drop height and ShockWatch activation. This table is intended as an approximate guide only. Minimal testing is suggested.

ShockWatch Label G-Force Guide

  • Yellow Label = 25G
  • Purple Label = 37G
  • Red Label = 50G
  • Orange Label = 75G

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