Pharmaceutical Packaging Testing Attachments

A range of pharmaceutical packaging test methods is built into Exponent Connect software and will automatically load at the click of a button.

Testing properties of pharmaceutical packaging with a texture analyser

Any of the Texture Analyser range can be used for the product tests listed.

A selection of special attachments and typical measurements which are commonly used in this application area are shown, although this does not necessarily include the complete range available for the testing of pharmaceutical packaging. Test procedures include: compression, puncture / penetration, tension, fracture / bending, extrusion, cutting / shearing.

Typical measurements include: • Seal Strength • Friction • Peel Strength • Puncture • Blister Pack Extraction Force • Blister Packaging Compaction • Sachet / Tube Content Removal Force • Crush Resistance • Burst Strength •

The Texture Analyser range is capable of quantifying a wide variety of properties of such products as:

• Sterile packaging • Blister packs • Cartons • Blood bags • Films • Tubes • Sachets • Foil packs • Labels • Nappies • Sanitary products •

Tensile test of packaging seal

Tensile Grips

Used for the assessment of Seal Strength (an important characteristic of packaging to ensure sterile integrity).
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Blister Pack Rig

Blister Pack

This simple imitative test enables the average extraction force as well as the maximum and minimum extraction forces to be determined.
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