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Testing the leak integrity of Milk Powder Pouches

Testing the leak integrity of Milk Powder Pouches

It is the time of instant stuffs. Instant food items, instant coffee, instant downloads and what not. Also, especially in food industry, people are constantly working over making items long-lasting and increasing their validity period. In this lane, the most popular food item is the dried powdered milk. It is the most......

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Ink Abrasion Tester for Print Quality Assessment

Ink Abrasion Tester for Print Quality Assessment

Use of digital printing is growing nowadays across a wide range of industries. Some digital prints are utilized for marketing, others for books, and some for long-lasting keepsakes. Regardless of the utilization form, every printed product has its fixed life cycle, and the product is always expected to meet or reach beyond......

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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 pure and......

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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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Test leak Resistance of PET Bottles for Assuring the Quality

Test leak Resistance of PET Bottles for Assuring the Quality

PET items are generally utilized as a part of various industries to satisfy the consumer demands. The PET bottles are generally used to pack fluid items that are fabricated in various businesses, for example, syrups and solutions in pharmaceutical ventures, fluid cleansers, and acids in compound enterprises, drinks in nourishment businesses, and......

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Conduct Real-Life Weathering Test on Paints

Conduct Real-Life Weathering Test on Paints

Paint and coating are utilized to provide complete protection on various product surfaces, and on the substrate layer. The major application of coatings are to offer protection to the external material surface from harsh climatic conditions. These effects can be rust or corrosion. In case the paint is put on the surface......

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Why we need Colour Matching Cabinet for Testing Quality?

Why we need Colour Matching Cabinet for Testing Quality?

The colour matching cabinet is important to many people employed in plastic industry. As the name suggests, it provides a standardized visual assessment of colour. It is utilized for the checking the colour efficiency in the plastic industries. One of the major issues faced by the manufacturers face in the plastic industry......

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How to Obtain the Best Torque Quality in PET Bottles

How to Obtain the Best Torque Quality in PET Bottles

The torque quality of bottle caps is one of the essential feature that defines the PET containers’ quality, and in case the torque of bottle caps found to be defective they can lead to dangerous accidental situations as well. In order to assure the strength required to open and close the bottle......

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Role of a Good Quality Coating Layer for Corrosion Resistance

Role of a Good Quality Coating Layer for Corrosion Resistance

The coating layer is an integral part of the metal industry. They are the saviour of the metal surfaces which is prone to corrosion disease. The metal parts are variously used and is prone to catch rust easily. The surrounding air contains water molecules which react with the metal surface and will......

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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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Environmental Stress Crack Testing of Plastics

Environmental Stress Crack Testing of Plastics

Environmental Stress Crack Resistance or ESCR is a very important quality feature which is needed in the polymer industry for its long life expectancy. It is one of the most usual factor where you can see a brittle product failure in thermoplastic products which is unexpected. Environmental stress cracking is so common......

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Hassle Free Tensile Testing of Plastics Samples

Hassle Free Tensile Testing of Plastics Samples

Manufacturing a particular product is not an easy task. There are many different segments which have to be taken care of. The selection of a proper material, the production process and its execution as per the standards is a tough thing to do. While doing these things, it is possible to commit......

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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 from the marine industry. Thus, as a solution to the same, salt spray testing machine is used for investigating the......

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Role of Scuff Resistance Testing in Medical Packing

Role of Scuff Resistance Testing in Medical Packing

Manufacturers of a pharmaceutical product, have a sole responsibility to not only manufacture the medicine and drugs but also package it using the right material and put the correct information for the patients. Starting from blister packaging, PET bottle packaging, to flexible packaging, and paper packaging, a pharma industry utilizes the maximum......

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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 beverages such as......

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Which Compression Test is best for Box Packaging

Which Compression Test is best for Box Packaging

The compressive force id defined as the force which is external and applied form both side to the inner part is called as the compression load. In few companies, it very vital that this load is applied on material to test its capacity. To see how much load it can withstand. Especially......

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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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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 ‘deflection temperature......

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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. But one of the most important equipment which is known to be the primary need for any plastic testing lab is Melt flow index tester. Intrinsic Viscosity or IV Value of Polymer The polymer chain length of which......

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Testing the Effect of Humidity on Tetra Packages

Testing the Effect of Humidity on Tetra Packages

The tetra packages are the highest demand packaging material in the beverage industry. In this post we will see how humidity can affect the package and how we can test the resistance strength of the packaging material using humidity chamber. The packages are made by combining 4 type of layers and then......

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Testing Internal Strain Distribution of Glass

Testing Internal Strain Distribution of Glass

The glass material are very much renowned because of the non-reactive nature it has. Because of that reason, it has been the foremost choice of many industries, like pharma, chemicals and what not. The glass material has a very brittle nature and due to which while their production process they get volatile......

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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......

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Corrosion Resistance Test on Automotive Components

Corrosion Resistance Test on Automotive Components

The automobile industry is one of the most competitive and growing vertical worldwide. In order to be in the competition and maintain your place for an extended time period, automotive manufacturers requires to innovate continuously in the segments of competitive quality, design and durability, etc. Other than this they need to assure......

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Use of Vibration Table in Testing Shipping Containers

Use of Vibration Table in Testing Shipping Containers

Exposure to vibration can harm the packages, its interior products, and contents. Calculating the real-time damage, or the nature of package stresses, experienced in shipping may require vibration testing of the containers with the help of highly accurate vibration table. Why is vibration resistance test conducted? This test may be used to......

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All about the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality

All about the V-Notch Test for Metal Quality

The Notch test is a renowned term which is utilized for the famous Charpy Impact Testing procedure. It is a form of standardized testing method which helps to evaluate the energy which is taken by the notched specimen at the time when huge level of pressure is placed on it. This energy......

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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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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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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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Difference in Profile Projector & Image Measuring Instrument

Difference in Profile Projector & Image Measuring Instrument

Profile Projector is a testing instrument which is widely in use 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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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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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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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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Test Moisture Content in Pulses by Food Moisture Tester

Test Moisture Content in Pulses by Food Moisture Tester

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 tester must be equipped at the production plant......

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Test Stress Cracking Resistance of Plastic Water Containers

Test Stress Cracking Resistance of Plastic Water Containers

Polymer material, components or products tend to develop crack under prolong tensile stress. Parts used in water containers are stressed and moulded. They face a constant tensile pressure for a lifetime due to their shape. Meanwhile, they also encounter, high and low temperature, carry cold and hot water or any liquid. In......

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How to assure corrosion resistance in motorized pumps

How to assure corrosion resistance in motorized pumps

In industries the pumps and motors are known to be the most complex product and is utilized by many machineries. The motor is the generator of power and power is consumed by each and every machine. The engineers understanding its importance, manufacture the pumps with great accuracy and by using quality things......

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Improve Polymer Resistance against Xenon Weathering Effects

Improve Polymer Resistance against Xenon Weathering Effects

Polymer material, components or parts are used in a wide array of industries. They have domestic, commercial and industrial applications. Among these, they have indoor as well as outdoor roles. When a polymer material encounters direct sunlight, heat, rain and other types of weathering conditions, they tend to deform and crack due......

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Evaluate the Crack resistance in Coating Layer

Evaluate the Crack resistance in Coating Layer

The Coating industry is one of the booming verticals nowadays. High-quality coating is becoming the foremost choice of every manufacturer. Due to the multiple benefits it delivers, coated metal components are preferred by production units. However, quality standards are a must when it comes to selection. There are several quality tests which......

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Test the Scratch Hardness Resistance of Coating Layer

Test the Scratch Hardness Resistance of Coating Layer

The coating layer is an important aspect of Metal components. It delivers protection against moisture, weathering conditions, contamination, oxidation, corrosion etc. It is important to test the material for its resistance against scratch hardness. Manufacturer who are responsible enough to test the scratch hardness assure the maximum quality to its customer and......

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Measure Coating Thickness of Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Substrate

Measure Coating Thickness of Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Substrate

Coating thickness plays a vital role in product quality, process control and cost reduction. It provides improved appearance, prevention from corrosion, weather resistance, thermal protection, extended service life, enhanced performance and reduced breakdowns. However, a good quality coating must exhibit all the required properties in order to provide maximum benefit to the......

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Improve Coating Efficiency with Impact Resistance Test

Improve Coating Efficiency with Impact Resistance Test

There are multiple benefits which metal sheets can obtain with a good quality coating. It provides low coefficient of friction which reduces external force application. Using coated fasteners reduces the problem of galling and seizing. They provide protection against corrosive environments. However, a low-quality coating layer may not be able to deliver......

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Testing Solar Panel for its Heat Resistance Quality

Testing Solar Panel for its Heat Resistance Quality

Solar electrical systems are chosen for a wide range of industries and even for residential buildings. Attributed to their low maintenance cost and long validity period of components, they are gradually gaining popularity among renewable energy options. The parts are designed to withstand high temperature as they are exposed to direct heat......

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How to Test Batteries for their Humidity Tolerance?

How to Test Batteries for their Humidity Tolerance?

The newly developed batteries in the market are surpassing other power sources on the ground of readiness and efficiency. We often hear extraordinary improvements in power source technologies, each delivering different benefits, but none are considered to be a satisfactory solution for today’s energy needs. On the contrary, Battery has many benefits......

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Test Refrigerator Plastic for Ultra-Low Freezing

Test Refrigerator Plastic for Ultra-Low Freezing

While purchasing a new refrigerator, the customer may ask several questions about the size, colour and price of the product. However, one important aspect of refrigerators is often overlooked by the consumers, and that is – the type of plastic has been utilized in their construction. Most of the modern refrigerator designs......

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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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