PACKAGING TESTING

 

Chemical Properties:

  • Identification of the materials (FTIR, DSC, TGA, CG-MS, HPLC, ICP-MS, GPC)
  • Oxygen permeability
  • Water vapor permeability
  • CO2 permeability
  • Chemical Compatibility – Stress cracking – chemical resistance
  • Sensory Analysis – Smell
  • Global and specific migration
  • Identification and characterization of VOCs substances and residual substances (VOCs, formaldehyde)

Physical Mechanical properties:

  • Tensile test
  • Compression test
  • Coefficient of friction (static and dynamic)
  • Package Seal Tensile Test – 180º/90º
  • Tear test
  • Burst strength test
  • Puncture test
  • Closure release torque
  • Resistance to the impact by fall of ball
  • Surface tension
  • Adhesion testing
  • Metrology
  • Analysis of multilayered structures, (thicknesses, material) (optical method)

Aging Tests:

  • Light- accelerated tests. (Xenon arc, UV lamp)
  • Solar light simulation (MHG lamp)
  • Weathering tests (temperature and humidity chambers. High /Medium volume chambers)
  • Corrosion (saline fog, CASS testing, automatic c corrosion cycles, etc.)

Rheological Properties:

  • Index of fluidity
  • Rheometry
  • Viscosity

Logistic Tests:

  • Transportation Testing
  • Storage testing