Updates

ProGage Touch: A Precision Thickness Tester for Quality Control

Thwing-Albert proudly announces the launch of their latest Thickness Tester, the ProGage Touch. Designed to meet the rigorous demands of quality control and research and development, the ProGage Touch is an advanced micrometer that offers exceptional precision and accuracy. Building upon the success of its predecessor, the new ProGage Touch incorporates several notable enhancements. A user-friendly touchscreen interface offers intuitive navigation of the setup options, parameter configuration, and ease of reviewing test results and analysis.

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Updates

Vacuum Clamping Solutions for Unique Packaging Testing

Materials testing serves an important purpose when it comes to how the package performs in the hands of your customer. Will the medicine pouch open safely without the pills falling to the floor? Does the yogurt cup make a mess at the lunch table? What if the drink cup collapses when it is passed to the back seat? These can be some messy or frustrating experiences for the end user. These applications are some of the real-life examples of your quality testing at work behind the scenes.

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Testing Tips

I need new testing equipment. Where should I start?

The testing instrumentation that you use in your R&D laboratories and quality control departments is integral in product develop and ongoing quality assessment programs. We know that this is often a capital investment. Careful consideration needs to be undertaken when the time comes to adding capability or upgrade legacy instrumentation.

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Updates

Sustainable Materials & New Testing Needs

As we watch our customers make strides and develop the latest sustainable solutions for their existing products it is energizing to see the innovation. With emerging materials we know that the testing needs may also be impacted in the future. When it comes to research and development testing is critical – your materials need to hold up to existing standards and meet your sustainability goals. This might be achieved through the choice of raw materials used, the production process, resource efficiency, eco innovation or waste reduction.

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Testing Tips

Don’t let your testing fall behind.

Don’t let your testing fall behind. Unforeseen delays are impacting many industries¬†due to a variety of factors. Sometimes it may be labor, sometimes parts, sometimes raw materials. Whatever the cause,¬†it is important to be prepared for the future.

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Testing Tips

Get a better GRIP on Testing.

Learn about some tips for the selection of grips and fixtures for use when testing with a Universal Materials Tester like the VantageNX or the QC-3A. This is one of the most important accessories because your samples need to stay in place during a test in order to be valid along with keeping your quality lab safe.

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Testing Tips

Take a Deeper Look at Peel and Seal Testing.

The terms peel and seal strength are sometimes used interchangeably when describing a material’s adhesion properties and the appropriate test methods to accurately test and measure this property. In reality, these terms are distinctly different when it comes to materials testing. Specific testing protocols should be followed to ensure accurate and comparable data.

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Testing Tips

The Hidden Costs of Delayed Maintenance

Are your laboratory instruments providing you with the accurate measurement data you require? If your company hasn’t had a Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI) performed on your instruments recently then the answer may be no. Why take the risk?

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Events

PackExpo 2023 – Las Vegas, NV

September 11-13
2023

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