RPC - Cut (Fracture)

Classification 

  • A critical defect.

Identification 

This defect is a mechanical slash or slicing that penetrates the package, causing a loss of hermatic integrity.

Causes 

  1. The package has contacted sharp edges of other packages.
  2. The package has contacted burrs or sharp corners on equipment.
  3. The packages were abused during on-line or post-process handling.