Most common Food Packaging Tests & Equipments used in the industry. An educative initiative by PackTest.com
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1) Horizontal Flat Crush (Commonly known as Flat Crush).
In this method, the Core sample is pressed (Horizontally) between 2 flat platens and the point of failure is recorded.
This test is perfect if the Core Pipe is used as a Packing Medium. i.e. a Product is packed inside the Tube and multiple tubes are stacked together.
This will create a Tube-to-Tube pressure and will generate flattened cores.
There can be an extremely large variety of materials, packages and test combinations, making this a very exhaustive chapter. We shall restrict the scope to a smaller but more commonly used set of Mechanical Tests.
Listed below are the most commonly used and practical test methods:.
A business associate recently posted on my forum on linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6966345
Need to know the procedures for conducting the leak test of pouches made of different laminates and of different products.
The baseline for setting the vacuum pressure, hold time, delay, release time etc.
Is there any standards for different laminates or pouch sizes?
Thank you in advance for your kind support.
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