Flexible Packaging Material Testing

Instron/ Satec Universal Tester with BlueHill Software

  • Seal Strength of Flexible Barrier Materials: ASTM F88-05
  • Tensile Properties of Plastics: ASTM D638-02
  • Tensile Properties of Paper and Paperboard Using Constant Rate of Elongation Apparatus: ASTM 828-97
  • Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting: ASTM D882-02
  • Comparison of Bond Strength of Ply Adhesion of Similar Laminates made from Flexible Materials: ASTM F 904-98

Coefficient of Friction: ASTM D 1894-01

 Keyness, INC Coefficient of Friction Tester

  • Maximum of 5N or 500 gf

Tear Propogation/ Elmendorf Tear: ASTM D 1922-00

TMI Lorentzen and Wettre

  • Model A 1600g, and A/4 400g

Thwing-Albert Instruments Co.

  • 1600g, 3200g, 3200g, 6400g

Dart Drop Impact Energy: ASTM D 4272

Dynisco DDI Tester

  • Capable of 227g per ASTM test method

Flex Durability of Flexible Barrier Materials: ASTM F 392-93

Gelbo Flex Tester Model 500ES

Microscope

       Nikon Optical Video Microscope with Hot Stage

Fourier Transform Infraed Spectroscopy

ATI Mattson Infinity Series