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Packaging Long Parts

#1
We ship long(15') sheet metal parts via trucks for almost 1500Miles to our customer location. customer is heavily experiencing bent edges. Please suggest Ideas for improvement and how to prevent this from happening.

I attached pictures of our current packaging and some of defects found at customer.


Thanks In advance.
 

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#2
Have you already mapped the damage ready for briefing a packaging designer to protect the most common/expensive types of nonconformity?

You may already have included those who are responsible for handling and transporting this items without damaging them.
 

mattador78

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Speaking from experience that looks like a push into the ends. Minus a full crate just box the ends in usually its either they have slid in transit or been pushed by a forklift or some other means crushing the ends.
 

AgnieszkaSz

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You may consider some kind of damping layer (dense foam?)at the ends of the packed details. It will prevent sliding and absorb some shock.
 
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