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 2022 – Chicago, IL

October 23-26
Booth 8552

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Updates

Updated NWSP Standards for Nonwovens

This year, EDANA and INDA, the leading global nonwovens associations, have jointly launched the 2021 edition of standard procedures for the nonwovens and related industries. The Nonwovens Standard Procedures (NWSP) provides test procedures and guidance to support quality applications across the nonwovens and related industries.

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Blog

Evaluate COF, Peel Strength and Seal Strength with One Instrument – the FP-2260.

This small table top design is a valuable addition to the laboratory and can help increase efficiency in developing new materials or verifying your existing products are up to the required industry standards.

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Updates

Make an impact on your quality with the Dart Drop Tester

This tester follows the free-falling dart method and is ideal for testing Plastic Films, Coated Materials, Sheeted Materials, Nylons, and Building Materials.  Meet ASTM D1709 Method A and Method B depending on the setup.

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Updates

Turn up the heat on your testing

When testing materials an important factor to consider is environmental influences on performance. Materials often need to be evaluated at temperatures other than ambient to better quantify and predict how they will perform through the production process and, ultimately, for end-use application.

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