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Testing Cut-Growth Strength of Rubber by Ross Flexing Tester

Testing Cut-Growth Strength of Rubber by Ross Flexing Tester

Vulcanized rubber is used in constructing both soft and hard objects varying from rubber bands to bowling balls. In fact, almost every rubber based material is comprised of vulcanized rubber. It is contributed towards many applications such as the making of rubber hoses, shoe soles, tyres, bowling balls, bouncing balls, hockey pucks,......

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Evaluating Heat Seal Strength using Hot Tack Tester

Evaluating Heat Seal Strength using Hot Tack Tester

Hot tack is the heat seal strength which is constructed soon after the hot sealing procedure and prior to its cooling down to the normal temperature. The hot tack tester is utilized to evaluate the heat seal strength built between two packaging surfaces. This property of packaging material is vital and demanded......

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Testing Heat Seal Parameters using Accurate Heat Sealer

Testing Heat Seal Parameters using Accurate Heat Sealer

For a wide range of products, a good packaging plays a vital role in deciding its shelf life and safety. The technical team at packaging industry categorizes the material properties of a package in terms of its functional and barrier characteristics. Along with this, the biggest risk to package integrity is the......

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Choose the Right Sized Specimen for Tensile Testing Machine

Choose the Right Sized Specimen for Tensile Testing Machine

A successful tensile testing of vulcanized rubber and thermoplastic elastomers used in footwear soles, tires, sports equipment etc. is conducted by following the ASTM D412 testing standard. This testing method is appropriate for rubber material as they are comprised of complicated components which deliver both elasticity during stretching and recoil upon release.......

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Role of Dart Impact Tester in Plastic Film Quality Testing

Role of Dart Impact Tester in Plastic Film Quality Testing

There is a wide range of features and properties of plastics which determine their quality such as the molecular elasticity. It determines the impact strength of a polymer material. This particular feature is very important is evaluating the stiffness of the product which explains the strength of the plastic to withstand the......

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Assessment of Buckling Resistance of Bottle by using Top Load Tester

Assessment of Buckling Resistance of Bottle by using Top Load Tester

Assessment of Buckling Resistance of Bottle by using Top Load Tester For a long time, liquid (flowable or sprayable) products have been delivered and marketed in plastic bottles like those which are made up of polyesters. The bottles which are used in delivering liquid products are often stacked vertically on top of one......

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Use Vacuum Leak Tester for Foil Package Quality Analysis

Use Vacuum Leak Tester for Foil Package Quality Analysis

In a wide range of packaging industries, the foil is utilized as the main barrier to moisture, oxygen, and light. But manufacturers using foil as the protective layer often get concerned about the incidence of punctures in the foil. These punctures can be generated while the foil is transformed into thin sheets......

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Role of Bursting Strength Tester in Paper Quality Testing

Role of Bursting Strength Tester in Paper Quality Testing

A high-quality packaging ensures that the product inside will be protected from various damage issues such as environmental factors, transportation factors, and many more. The delivered package decides the brand’s reputation and safety of the product. There is a wide range of material utilized in packaging industry among which corrugated sheets are......

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Testing Solar Cell Encapsulant using Melt Flow Index Tester

Testing Solar Cell Encapsulant using Melt Flow Index Tester

Solar cells or photovoltaic cells are the building blocks of photovoltaic modules also known as solar panels. These solar panels are often used to convert the solar energy into electricity and are preferred by many due to its eco-friendly and economic nature. These solar modules are protected by thermoplastic materials acting as......

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Use Salt Spray Chamber to Produce Rust Proof HVAC Equipment

Use Salt Spray Chamber to Produce Rust Proof HVAC Equipment

HVAC equipment or heating, ventilation, and air conditioning materials are utilized for indoor and vehicular environmental comfort. It is designed to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality. This type of components are often installed on building exterior or on the rooftop area for air ventilation and are exposed to extreme......

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Use Plastic Granule Testing Instrument for MFI Value

Use Plastic Granule Testing Instrument for MFI Value

Melt Flow Index or MFI is an evaluation of thermoplastic polymers and its melt flow properties. It is calculated in the form of polymer weight in grams, which is flown in a time period of ten minutes via a capillary of a particular diameter and by a specific amount of pressure applied......

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Why is Polariscope Best Defect Testing Machine for Preform?

Why is Polariscope Best Defect Testing Machine for Preform?

Nowadays, PET bottles and PET packaging are mostly preferred for better performance and high-quality delivery in many industries. Especially in the packaging industry, PET bottles are known to be the primary and best medium due to its outstanding properties. But at the same time, internal defects such as residual stress and external......

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Working Principle of Bottle Load Testing Machine

Working Principle of Bottle Load Testing Machine

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 centerline of an object. This type of force can be experienced by bottles during various stages. During production, bottles must be capable of......

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Use Pouch Leakage Testing Machine to Ensure High Quality

Use Pouch Leakage Testing Machine to Ensure High Quality

An unwanted release of product from its packaging can be termed as leakage. Surprising though it may sound, there is nothing like a leak-proof package. It can be leak- resistant which can withstand a certain pressure or condition beyond which it will start leaking. So, any and every package will leak for......

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Importance of Corrosion Test and Accurate Salt Spray Chamber

Importance of Corrosion Test and Accurate Salt Spray Chamber

As the world around us take a step ahead, we are continuously pushing technologies to their limits. The same also applies to materials and metals just as to computers, and it means that quality is always challenged by advancement. To meet this challenge in the field of quality metal testing, a wide......

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Test Moisture Content in Pulses by Food Moisture Analyser

Test Moisture Content in Pulses by Food Moisture Analyser

Pulse producers can easily maintain the quality of their crop by testing it thoroughly during the different stages of refining and storage. Pulses are affected by various factors but are mostly degraded by the moisture content absorbed. Hence, a reliable and accurate food moisture analyser must be equipped at the production plant......

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Get Tensile Strength of Yarn by Single Yarn Strength Tester

Get Tensile Strength of Yarn by Single Yarn Strength Tester

The strength of a single yarn or thread is calculated by estimating the load which a specified length of yarn can take prior breaking. By using an accurate single yarn strength tester the frequency can be easily calculated at which the yarns break when it is unwound from a package under given......

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Importance of Ozone Chamber in Testing Rubber Cracking

Importance of Ozone Chamber in Testing Rubber Cracking

The ozone present in the atmosphere can adversely affect rubber materials causing cracking of rubber. Performing controlled laboratory testing of rubber specimen following multiple industry standards can provide manufacturers with an important data required to deliver vital decisions. To perform the test successfully it is important for the processor to choose a......

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Testing Colour Fastness to Rubbing with Crock Meter

Testing Colour Fastness to Rubbing with Crock Meter

Colour fastness to rubbing is a fundamental test requested by consumers to analyze the quality of a coloured fabric and has been an area of concern for manufacturers for a long time. The processor must be aware of the currently required standards for fabrics and use them while performing a quality analysis......

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Bottle Thickness Testing Machine with Magna-Mike 8600

Bottle Thickness Testing Machine with Magna-Mike 8600

Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 is the leading bottle thickness testing machine which works on the principle of Hall Effect. It is a compact and light weighted testing instruments precisely designed to conduct accurate and faster evaluation of PET bottle, titanium, aluminium, composites, glass, plastics, and other non-magnetic materials. Generally, the wall thickness is......

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Evaluate the Quality of Plastics by Heat Deformation Tester

Evaluate the Quality of Plastics by Heat Deformation Tester

Heat distortion temperature testing of plastics or HDT is a quality assurance test which complies with ASTM D648 and ISO 75 standards. It is utilized to evaluate the temperature at which a plastic or plastic composite specimen will deform under a given load. The heat distortion temperature is also termed as the......

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Use of Vibration Table in Testing Shipping Containers

Use of Vibration Table in Testing Shipping Containers

Shipping containers experience a huge amount of dynamic stresses when subjected to vibration in transit. Vibrant responses during shipment can have a severe effect on the containers and may lead to package or product damage. Exposure to vibration can harm the packages, its interior products, and contents. Calculating the real-time damage, or......

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Puncture Resistance Tester for Paperboard Quality Assurance

Puncture Resistance Tester for Paperboard Quality Assurance

The puncture test calculates the resistance of paperboard or corrugated sheets to transit damages like hole or ruptures. This type of damages can be a result of a collision with external solid objects like the corner of other boxes, sharp edges of a truck or may be by some sharp object inside......

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Difference between IZOD and Charpy Impact Testing

Difference between IZOD and Charpy Impact Testing

There are two types of testing methods which are used for evaluating the impact resistance of any material. One is ‘IZOD impact resistance test’ and another one is ‘Charpy impact resistance test’. Both of them are based on the same principle but still are different in the way the tests are conducted.......

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Test Colour Fastness to Washing by Using Washometer

Test Colour Fastness to Washing by Using Washometer

Colourfastness is one of the vital quality standards which is noticed while purchasing a fabric. It is the characteristic property of a dyed textile material produced in industries. It defines the colour resistance to fade or bleed under the influence of water, light, rubbing, washing, perspiration etc. These factors are those to......

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Pre-Treatment of Plain Carbon Steel using Muffle Furnace

Pre-Treatment of Plain Carbon Steel using Muffle Furnace

Plain carbon steels are preferred by many industries due to its low cost and easy fabrication. Their major alloying element is carbon, and which is why it is often categorized depending on the carbon content. Steels with carbon content ranging from 0.25% to 0.65% are stated as medium carbon, while those with......

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Types of PET Packaging Tests You Must Know

Types of PET Packaging Tests You Must Know

PET packaging comes in different shapes and sizes and is made from a variety of materials depending on the product it is designed to protect. To determine whether or not the packaging is able to perform the desired function, each type requires an array of PET packaging tests. Bursting Test Varieties of......

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Why is Melt Flow Index Tester Vital for PET Polymer Testing?

Why is Melt Flow Index Tester Vital for PET Polymer Testing?

A wide range of testing instruments plays their individual role in polymer quality testing. The physical and mechanical testing of polymers is a vital part of the product development and production process. Mechanical, thermal, optical, rheological behavior and climate testing allow the developers to understand their product better, and introduce stronger quality......

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How to Use Wall Thickness Gauge in PET Preform Industry?

How to Use Wall Thickness Gauge in PET Preform Industry?

To ensure high quality in PET industries, it is vital to check every single aspect of the product prior initiating the production. There is a wide range of technical properties which are to be tested for high-quality yield. Such one factor is wall thickness which is tested by using a proficient wall......

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Difference Between Profile Projector & Image Measuring Instrument

Difference Between Profile Projector & Image Measuring Instrument

Profile Projector is a testing instrument which is widely used for PET & preform analysis. It is a vital testing equipment in quality assurance departments, and in various testing laboratories. It magnifies the profile of the sample and displays the image on the wide projection screen. The magnified picture on the screen......

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Plastic & Rubber Testing Instruments Prevent Product Failure

Plastic & Rubber Testing Instruments Prevent Product Failure

Plastic & rubber testing instruments play a major role in drastically reducing the product failures in the polymer industry. However, it is often overlooked by the manufacturers and becomes the reason for premature failure in plastics and rubber products. Low-quality rubber and plastic products can bring worst consequences at commercial level. Issues......

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Why we need a Gloss Meter for testing Surface Gloss?

Why we need a Gloss Meter for testing Surface Gloss?

Gloss is an aspect of the visual perception of objects. It is the attribute of surfaces that causes them to have shiny or lustrous, metallic or matte appearances. For the quality purpose, it is important to calculate the gloss amount of surfaces by using a high standard gloss meter. In this blog......

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Use Peel Strength Testing Machine for Medical Packaging

Use Peel Strength Testing Machine for Medical Packaging

The medical device industry requires high sterilized packaging for medical products. It is necessary for storing and transporting medical devices, prosthetics, or accessories, such as gauze, needles, scalpels, clamps, sutures etc. The packaging must ensure 100% non-contamination of the product inside. Hence, it is vital for the manufacturers to use a high-quality......

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Role of Melt Flow Index Testing Machine in Polymer Industry

Role of Melt Flow Index Testing Machine in Polymer Industry

In polymer industry, while setting a new lab, the first instrument which is likely to be considered by the plastics moulders is the Melt flow index testing machine. Also known as an extrusion plastometer in more technical language, this apparatus is utilized to calculate the melt-flow rate or mass-flow rate (MFR) of......

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Add Value to Packaging with Box Strength Testing Machine

Add Value to Packaging with Box Strength Testing Machine

For packaging industries which uses corrugated boxes as their main supplies, box compression strength is a major challenge faced by the quality assurance. Making their product strong enough to withstand transit condition and the vertical load applied at the time of storage can be easier if a manufacturer evaluates the compression value......

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Use of Salt Spray Testing Machine in Marine Applications

Use of Salt Spray Testing Machine in Marine Applications

A major number of naval ships are built of mild steel. Hence, corrosion is a vital concern in the marine environment. This specific form of steel degradation has recently grabbed huge attention by the marine industry. Thus, as a solution to the same, salt spray testing machine is used for investigating the quality......

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Use Bursting Strength Machine for High-Quality Packaging

Use Bursting Strength Machine for High-Quality Packaging

Use of bursting strength machine is administered in various industries such as paper, packaging, textile etc. But the major use of this machine is employed in the paper and packaging industry for calculating the bursting factor of paper and corrugated sheets and ensuring high-quality packaging. Importance of bursting factor and strength The quality......

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Why is Bursting Factor Important in Packaging Industry?

Why is Bursting Factor Important in Packaging Industry?

In packaging industry, there is a wide range of factors which evaluates the strength & quality of packaging material such as hardness, compressibility, bursting factor, tearing resistance, etc. Out of which bursting factor has drawn a major attention towards itself in recent times. As per the rising demand of customers from packaging......

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Adhesion Strength Tester Offered by Presto

Adhesion Strength Tester Offered by Presto

Packaging industry has many challenges to deal with and biggest of them all is dealing with environmental factors. Environment creates certain unavoidable situations that are very difficult to deal with. High temperature, severe cold conditions, humidity, rain and so on. Apart from keeping the content safe from any external factors, packing is......

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Why Scuffing Test Is Important For Packaging Industry?

Why Scuffing Test Is Important For Packaging Industry?

Having an informative label is demand of every good packing. Attractive colours, exhaustive information and what not? A label carries all crucial information with which a user can connect and entice to buy the product. Since label is an important element of a packing, a manufacturer cannot afford to have a misprinted......

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How to Make High Quality Labels Using Scuff Resistance Tester?

How to Make High Quality Labels Using Scuff Resistance Tester?

Different forms of packings are now being introduced to assure the safety of the products. From a small component to heavy machines, every product is packed is either secondary or primary packing. Be it any form of packing, it directly impacts the buying psychology of a customer. We have a tendency to......

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Drop Test – What it is all about?

Drop Test – What it is all about?

Packaging is classified into two types, primary packaging and secondary packaging. Primary packaging remains in direct contact with the product and secondary packing is used to pack primary packing for transit and storage. Secondary packing is largely responsible for keeping the consignment safe from external factors. If this packing fails, there are......

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Testing of Corrugated Fibre Board Using Edge Crush Tester

Testing of Corrugated Fibre Board Using Edge Crush Tester

Why Edge Crush Test is Important? Corrugated boxes are popularly used in packaging industry. They are cost effective means of storage and transportation. To make them a reliable mean, it is important that they are tested prior of any usage and mass production. Edge crush test is one test that tells a......

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Why Choosing a Right Heat Sealer Important?

Why Choosing a Right Heat Sealer Important?

Packing is an integral part of every industry. Before dispatching the product for sale, every product is packed aptly to avoid any damage during transit and storage. Even for large goods, packing is done to the maximum extent. Flexible packing is popularly used for packing of small goods in different industries. Wafers,......

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Different Test Methods to Choose Plastic with Perfect Flow

Different Test Methods to Choose Plastic with Perfect Flow

In plastic industry, the plastic is chosen after assessing the melt flow of the granules. Usually, the plastic raw material is procured in granulated form. There are test procedures defined by national and international relative authorities. It is very important to follow the testing process to keep the things standardised. Some of......

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What is Best Practice for Performing Drop Testing?

What is Best Practice for Performing Drop Testing?

Packaging can be easily segregated into two categories, one is primary and other is secondary. Primary packaging is that which is directly in contact with the product. The secondary is used for packing the primary packing for storage and transportation. The safe delivery of the contents largely depends on the sanity of......

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Buy Bursting Strength Tester – Best for your Industry

Buy Bursting Strength Tester – Best for your Industry

In textile industry, bursting strength test is performed on the fabrics to assess the strength of the raw material to be used. Equal stress is applied from all the directions. This testing process is gaining popularity widely. For fabrics like knitted, non-woven, sacks, nets, laces etc. are tested to assess the strength......

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Tensile Testing of Timber

Tensile Testing of Timber

Timber and wood are popularly used in commercial and domestic applications. For different applications, timber with different properties is used. Some applications require very sturdy material, while in other application, wood with low strength would be able to do the job. Thus, before using the material it is important to check its......

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Polariscope – A Much Needed Instrument for Glass Industry

Polariscope – A Much Needed Instrument for Glass Industry

From industrial applications to domestic, glass products are widely used in ample of applications. Depending upon the applications, the quality is chosen and internal defects are tolerated. Glass blowers incorporate multiple techniques to get the end product free from defects. Despite huge efforts, there occur major or minor flaws. Multiple techniques like......

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How to Check Melt Flow Rate?

How to Check Melt Flow Rate?

­Usage of the polymer has exceeded a lot due to increased applications of plastic products. Due to cost-effective nature and strong other properties like recyclability, food-grade varieties, environment barrier and so on. Choosing the right plastic is an intricate task. A plastic is tested on different properties for different applications. Melt flow......

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