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Important Applications of Water Bath

Important Applications of Water Bath

A water bath is laboratory equipment made from a container filled with heated water. It is used to incubate samples in water at a constant temperature over a long period of time. All water baths have a digital or an analogue interface to allow users to set a desired temperature. Utilisations include......

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Assure Maximum Seal Strength in Flexible Packaging

Assure Maximum Seal Strength in Flexible Packaging

Laboratory heat sealer is the most common sight in the flex pack industry. The strength and size of the machine vary with the industry. Irrespective of the size, this machine works in a similar manner. Due to the application of heat, the molecules of the sealant get activated and forms the bond......

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How to conduct Accurate Scratch Hardness Testing?

How to conduct Accurate Scratch Hardness Testing?

Hardness is a factor which calculates the resistance level of a material to permanent or superficial damage. There are three types of hardness measurements, scratch hardness, indentation hardness and rebound hardness. In this blog section, we will discuss the use of scratch hardness tester in evaluating the quality of a material. This......

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Calculate the Bursting Strength of Paper Bags

Calculate the Bursting Strength of Paper Bags

Since a couple of years, there is solid resistance for use of plastic sacks and plastic packings. Because of its moderate biodegradation process, plastic represents a genuine risk to the earth. Bundling industry comprehended the smash of the circumstance and moved our paper sacks and paper packings as a substitute. However, clients......

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Why we must focus on Top-load Testing of Packaging Material?

Why we must focus on Top-load Testing of Packaging Material?

Packaging for consumable goods must provide product protection. PET bottles, cans, and cartons have to withstand the compressive forces incurred during handling, transportation, and storage. Manufacturers of beverage containers face the additional challenge of ensuring containers have sufficient strength to tolerate the capping process. Key to quantifying the design and quality of......

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Get Better Internal Strain Distribution Assessment of Glass

Get Better Internal Strain Distribution Assessment of Glass

The glass is widely used as packaging material in industries where non-reactive properties of the materials are required. In the pharmaceutical industry, in chemical industries, processed food, etc. are some common examples. Glass has very brittle nature and due to internal strain, it may show some volatile behaviour. Defective glass bottles may......

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On Which Principle is Bottle Top Load Test is based?

On Which Principle is Bottle Top Load Test is based?

Top-load testing machine for bottles ensures high-quality production in PET bottles so that it can withstand the axial load which is defined as the force applied to the lengthwise centreline of an object. This type of force can be experienced by bottles during various stages. During production, bottles must be capable of taking......

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How to treat the Major Quality Issues in Beverage Packaging?

How to treat the Major Quality Issues in Beverage Packaging?

The beverage industry is considered as one of the most competitive industry among all consumables. And, their packaging is an important element to attract consumers. Attractive shapes, colorful bottles, fascinating punch lines; all are part of the promotional strategy. Along with that, the producer has to make sure that when it is......

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Improve Metal Surface Protection with Salt Fog Test

Improve Metal Surface Protection with Salt Fog Test

Paints are used for making a protective covering over any surface. The surface might need protection from many factors like humidity, water penetration, light and other natural factors. On the metallic surface, the coating plays an important role in keeping the corrosion at bay. The environmental conditions impact the surface coating of......

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Implement Accurate Quality Test for Pump Components

Implement Accurate Quality Test for Pump Components

In Industrial segment, pumps and engines are thought to be the most urgent segment. These pumps had an ergonomic plan and composed utilizing hearty materials. The designers of pumps essentially choose the strength and unwavering quality of the pump amid the choice of segments. Be that as it may, amid the circumstances,......

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Decoding the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality Assurance

Decoding the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality Assurance

Indent test or V-notch test is a prominent name utilized for the Charpy Impact Test. It is a profoundly state administered test which measures the measure of vitality which is consumed by the indented test when extraordinary weight is connected to it. This vitality is considered as a pathway to contemplate the......

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Tensile Testing Machine helping in Improved Plastic Production

Tensile Testing Machine helping in Improved Plastic Production

There are many different aspects that a manufacturer has to focus when producing a certain product. The materials, the manufacturing process and proper execution of all the protocols needed for smooth operation of the manufacturing plant. Another major aspect that is crucial for production industry is the quality assurance of the products.......

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Assess the Impact Strength of Plastic Films for Quality Control

Assess the Impact Strength of Plastic Films for Quality Control

Plastic films are widely used for various purposes in different industries. The biggest use of these plastic films is in the packaging industry. The films are used for shrink wrap, bubble wrap and so forth. When the plastic films are used for packaging of products, it is essential for the films to......

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Quality Control for Distinct Packaging

Quality Control for Distinct Packaging

Nowadays, the packaging industry is at its boom, with new innovations in the packing materials making transits safer. Be it B2B industry or B2C industry, everybody is relying on these packagers to deliver their consignments successfully. On the other hand, this industry is under a constant pressure of keeping up their reputation......

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Make PET Containers Burst Proof with Advanced technology

Make PET Containers Burst Proof with Advanced technology

In today’s era, most of the companies are dependent on the PET and Preform industries mainly to fulfil the packaging requirement of liquids and semi-solid products. The industries that make use of the PET products as a primary method of packaging are pharmaceutical companies, food processing industries, carbonated drinks, chemical industries, bottling plants and......

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Evaluate Impact Resistance of Films with High Accuracy

Evaluate Impact Resistance of Films with High Accuracy

Falling Dart method or Dart Impact is a traditional method that helps to assess the toughness and the impact strength of the plastic films. The test comprises of some specific configurations such as single dart, single drop height, and different weights of dart according to different standards that are introduced by national......

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Ensure Best Seal Quality of Shrink Wraps with Heat Sealer

Ensure Best Seal Quality of Shrink Wraps with Heat Sealer

Thermoplastic films or stretch films or shrink films are widely used in packaging industry. They are called so as they have tendency to shrink when exposed to certain amount of heat. Many materials are used for shrink wraps like, PVC, polyethylene, polypropylene, etc. They are widely used for packaging of consumables like......

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How Low Quality Sealing can lead to Product Failure?

How Low Quality Sealing can lead to Product Failure?

To maintain the freshness of the content packed inside the flexible packing, two things are very important, and they are seal strength and seal integrity. They both sound similar, but technically, there is a huge difference in these two. When it comes to medical industry or pharmaceutical industry, maintaining both these parameters......

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Understanding the need of Humidity Test

Understanding the need of Humidity Test

Testing the humidity in very high temperature helps the manufacturers to determine the strength and reaction of the components in different and severe environmental conditions which involve high temperatures, fluctuating atmospheric conditions and high relative humidity. The test can be performed only when the material is subjected to the static state of......

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Conduct a Successful Tensile Testing with Advanced System

Conduct a Successful Tensile Testing with Advanced System

Tensile testing is very commonly performed test in different industry verticals. There are different challenges in this test to get accurate test results. One of the biggest challenges is to grip the sample in such a way so that tension can be applied in right manner. Due to inappropriate clamping, the tension......

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Strengthen your PET Bottles Against Bursting Failures

Strengthen your PET Bottles Against Bursting Failures

There are very few of PET manufacturer who actually perform bottle burst testing on their products. When we have performed so many tests on our production line, what’s the need to perform this test? Moreover, PET bottles are not prone to frequent bursting. This is a common notion that we all have.......

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Improving the Scuff Resistance of Labels

Improving the Scuff Resistance of Labels

In print and packaging industry, along with the contents of the packing information about it is also being transported. Certain packings carry crucial information, like handling instruction, consumption and composition, instruction, storage, etc. This information is usually printed on the labels and may erode due to friction during transportation. It not only......

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Delivering the Correct Thickness for Better Air Bag Function

Delivering the Correct Thickness for Better Air Bag Function

For a manufacturer, his application is always critical. Whether it’s a PET bottle carrying aerated drinks or tear seams of air-bags of a vehicle. But there are certain applications which are universally defined as critical because failure in such cases is a matter of life and death. The manufacturer cannot afford to......

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Importance of BOD Incubators in Labs and industries

Importance of BOD Incubators in Labs and industries

BOD incubators are popularly used in different industries to create an isolated chamber having temperature 20°C. Some industries need to test the products at a certain temperature where biochemical oxygen demand can be fulfilled. Germination studies, culturing of bacteria and study of insects and micro living beings utilise this machine to conduct......

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Make the Bottles More Durable Against Top-Load Force

Make the Bottles More Durable Against Top-Load Force

PET and Preforms have acquired a huge space in the market which shows tremendous growth in PET and preform industries in last decade.  There is a remarkable increase in the demands of PET bottles and containers for packing different products due to several reasons. The PET containers have offer best means of......

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Boost the Quality of Milk Packages with Environmental Testing

Boost the Quality of Milk Packages with Environmental Testing

Tetra Pak is 6-layers packaging material used for storing edible goods. They are designed in such a way that content packed inside should remain hygienically fresh and contamination free. It is believed that 6 layers of packing are enough to be a strong barrier against environmental conditions. Different tests are performed to......

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Evaluate the Tensile Strength of Wood for improved Production

Evaluate the Tensile Strength of Wood for improved Production

The need for more efficient use of wood and wood-based products as engineering materials has led to a renewed interest in testing the tensile strength of wood. The tensile strength testing of wood before constructing the roofing, windows, furniture, and door frames is a highly significant way to ascertain the capability of......

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How to Detect the Stress & Strain Distribution in Glass?

How to Detect the Stress & Strain Distribution in Glass?

The glass is widely used as packaging material in industries where non-reactive properties of the materials are required. In the pharmaceutical industry, in chemical industries, processed food, etc. are some common examples. Glass has very brittle nature and due to internal strain, it may show some volatile behaviour. Defective glass bottles may......

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Most Commonly used PET Bottle Testing Instrument

Most Commonly used PET Bottle Testing Instrument

PET bottle manufacturing is one of the widest packaging industry in the world. Due to its durability and quality to barrier water, moisture and gases makes it perfect for storing and transporting. Also, PET packaging is suitable for materials with different properties like solid, powder, liquid, semi-solid, etc. To make packaging and......

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Switch to More Advanced Methods of Bursting Strength Test

Switch to More Advanced Methods of Bursting Strength Test

Packaging products play a significant role to define the quality of the products. Packaging helps to keep the domestic as well as industrial products safe and unaffected from all sorts of interference and external impacts. Moreover, the prime factor of packaging is to make the products appealing and present in front of......

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Testing Automobile Coating Resistance to Harsh Weathers

Testing Automobile Coating Resistance to Harsh Weathers

The automobile industry is very finicky about its paints and coating. Vehicles are susceptible to different climatic conditions, light, UV, rain, humidity and snow. Apart from environmental factors, coatings get affected by external forces like collisions and scratches. Manufacturers take appropriate care that paints should remain highly resistant to all these factors.......

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Importance of Edge Crush Test for Corrugated Boxes

Importance of Edge Crush Test for Corrugated Boxes

The ECT or Edge Crush Test is a very important test to perform while manufacturing a corrugated box. The test is performed with the help of Edge Crust Testers. Procedures for making the test machine is described in various domestic and international standards to test the edgewise compression strength of corrugated boxes......

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Role of Heat Sealer in Packaging Quality Control

Role of Heat Sealer in Packaging Quality Control

Stand up pouches are one of the most effective and innovative packaging styles on the market today. What differentiates these containers from traditional lightweight plastic bags is their ability to stand vertically on shelves, making them the perfect alternative to flimsy cardboard boxes. They show off a brand’s distinct logos, taglines, graphics,......

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Testing the Effects of Humidity on Building Material

Testing the Effects of Humidity on Building Material

Building material including cement, bricks, wood etc. must be strong enough to withstand the harsh weather conditions. The demand for such material has been rising in the market. There are several biological processes causing aging and damage to buildings. Partly this is due to natural ageing of materials, and partly it is......

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Importance of Measuring Coating Thickness

Importance of Measuring Coating Thickness

Coating thickness plays an important role in product quality, process control and cost control, and it can be measured accurately with an efficient testing instruments. Understanding the equipment that is available for thickness measurement and how to use it is useful to every coating operation. In this blog post, we will learn......

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Prime Necessity for Contamination Free Biomedical Labs

Prime Necessity for Contamination Free Biomedical Labs

Health care industry relies a lot on clinical research labs. It further has many departments working in different sectors like pathology, microbiology, and haematology. Irrespective of the objective, all labs need to maintain a contamination free environment to get the right results. Some industries like beverage industries have their own biomedical labs......

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How to Obtain the Best Torque Quality in PET Bottles?

How to Obtain the Best Torque Quality in PET Bottles?

Seal or bottle cap torque is one of the major properties that explain the quality of PET containers, and that lead to fatal accidents if any defect is found. To ensure the seal or opening-closing strength of the bottle caps, various tests are performed on the bottles in the testing laboratories of......

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All about the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality

All about the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality

Notch test or V-notch test is a popular name used for the Charpy Impact Test. It is a highly standardized test which helps to measure the amount of energy which is absorbed by the notched sample when extreme pressure is applied to it. This energy is considered as a pathway to study......

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Environmental Stress Crack Testing of Plastics

Environmental Stress Crack Testing of Plastics

Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) is a vital property required in plastics for its longevity. It is one of the most common causes of unexpected brittle failure in thermoplastic. Environmental stress cracking may account for around 15-30% of all plastic component failures in service. Hence, testing of plastics for ESCR is a......

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Conduct Real-Life Weathering Test on Paints

Conduct Real-Life Weathering Test on Paints

Coatings and Paints are used to protect various surfaces, products and substrates. The major use of coatings is to protect the surface of any material from external effects such as rust and corrosion. If the paint applied to the substrate is not good in terms of quality, it will really have a......

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Testing Internal Strain Distribution of Glass

Testing Internal Strain Distribution of Glass

The glass is widely used as packaging material in industries where non-reactive properties of the materials are required. In the pharmaceutical industry, in chemical industries, processed food, etc. are some common examples. Glass has very brittle nature and due to internal strain, it may show some volatile behaviour. Defective glass bottles may......

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Which Compression Test is best for Box Packaging?

Which Compression Test is best for Box Packaging?

When the force from the opposite sides is applied in the inward direction, it is called compressive force. In certain industries, it is very important to judge the calibre of the material to bear the compressive force. Especially in the packaging industry, where you can just estimate the subjected conditions. In this......

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How to assure corrosion resistance in motorized pumps?

How to assure corrosion resistance in motorized pumps?

In Industrial sector, pumps and motors are considered to be the most crucial component. These pumps had an ergonomic design and designed using robust materials. The engineers of pumps crucially decide the durability and reliability of the pump during the selection of components. However, during the times, even after considering all the......

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Corrosion Resistance Test on Automotive Components

Corrosion Resistance Test on Automotive Components

Automotive Industry is a highly competitive and progressive industry all across the globe. To survive in the market for a long period of time, automotive industries need to be constantly innovative in terms of quality, durability, etc. Also, the manufacturers of vehicles need to ensure that the system and components of the......

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Testing Instrument, a Microbiological Lab must have

Testing Instrument, a Microbiological Lab must have

Microbiological Laboratory, is the prime centre for microorganism based research. It includes testing and evaluation the contamination load in distinct substances, research on particular strain or species of organism, and evaluation of infection level in human samples. When this level of critical steps are taken, one have to be sure that one......

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Why Lab Hot Air Oven is a Necessary in Today’s world?

Why Lab Hot Air Oven is a Necessary in Today’s world?

Lab oven is popularly used in different industrial applications and research as well. In industries like biotech, pharmaceutical and manufacturing units, it is used for curing, annealing, drying and sterilisation. However, sometimes application require different test conditions like different working temperature range and thus require a wide variety of ovens to fulfil......

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Testing Water Quality with Advanced BOD Incubator

Testing Water Quality with Advanced BOD Incubator

A high standard of living involves a high demand for water and, at the same time, causes much greater pollution of this essential element for life. The resultant interference in the natural cycle can often overwhelm natural processes of recovery, so that, in addition to products arising from the decomposition of natural......

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Testing the Effect of Humidity on Tetra Packages

Testing the Effect of Humidity on Tetra Packages

Tetra Packages offers packaging for dairy, beverages, cheese, ice-cream and prepared food. The main material in the package is paperboard. We use just enough to make the package stable, without adding unnecessary weight. Paperboard is a renewable material, made from wood. In this post we will see how humidity can affect the......

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Ensuring Safety in Lab from Hazardous Chemicals

Ensuring Safety in Lab from Hazardous Chemicals

Laboratory is a place of innovations, testing, research and understanding the science of everything. Be it, chemical, lab, scientist lab, or a small college labs, safety is the must factor to ensure. As we all know that the major substance they all deal with are chemicals, hazardous, dangerous, chemicals. These chemicals if......

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Role of a Good Quality Coating Layer for Corrosion Resistance

Role of a Good Quality Coating Layer for Corrosion Resistance

A good quality coating layer is a saviour for metal components against corrosive environment and gives long working life. Corrosion is the major problem that occurs on metal due to different environmental conditions. The three conditions that initiate corrosion includes metal surface, moisture and an electron acceptor. These are the prime factors......

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