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Impact Protection

Today's tapes, particularly LTO, are capable of holding ever-increasing amounts of data, but are also more vulnerable to damage due to impact. This puts your critical data at risk, and increases the need for state-of-the-art protection.  An independent lab conducted ISTA 1A tests to measure G-forces exerted on tapes when containers are dropped.  The following containers were compared:

  • XpresspaX Single-tray Container with plastic insert for LTO with individual tape case
  • XpresspaX Single-tray Container with SOFT insert for LTO without individual tape case
  • XpresspaX Dual-tray Container with SOFT insert for LTO without individual tape case
  • Perm-a-store Turtle 20

Test results show that XpresspaX outperformed Turtle, significantly reducing the risk of potential tape damage and data loss.  The XpresspaX design offers far superior impact protection compared to Turtle's double wall design.

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