Analytical Equipment for Testing Packaging Materials

  • Tests on packaging (sealing and mechanical, thermal and optical properties, characterization of surface properties)

  • Gas permeability testing units

  • Water vapor permeability testing equipment

  • Spectrophotometer for the determination of light permeability

  • Universal electro-mechanical testing machinery for measuring tension and compression and also friction and adhesion

  • Dynamic penetration tests

  • Heat sealing equipment

  • FTIR spectrometer for identifying materials

  • DSC for identifying plastics

  • Optical microscope with image analysis and thin layer microtome

  • Raman spectroscopy (confocal microscopy)

  • Atomic force microscopy (AFM)

  • Crush resistance testing equipment

  • Equipment for measuring the surface tension of plastics

  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for the non-destructive testing of packaging materials (Thorlabs GANYMEDE 930 nm)

  • Equipment for measuring packaging tightness based on the principle of pressure drop (Lippke 3000)

  • Equipment for measuring packaging tightness based on the H2 gas method (SensorData H2000)

  • Laboratory heat sealing unit (KOPP SGPE 20) with hot-tack tester

  • Universal tensile testing machine with video recording (Zwick Z005)

  • Laboratory ultrasonic welding unit (Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik HS digital control Dialog Touch)

  • CF-800XS friction tester (Lippke)

  • High speed friction tester (HSF tester) for web-shaped packaging materials

  • Rotary microtome (Mikrom HM 355S) and stereo optical microscope (MZ 16 A Leica Microsystems)

  • High speed infrared thermography system (InfraTec ImageIR)