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Call it group therapy for packaging engineers.


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Nondestructive package testing offers engineers and quality control professionals a means to reduce waste and to increase the frequency of their package inspection, with much higher accuracy, reports Michelle Wolf, marketing c


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Package testing standards are continually evolving, so it’s critical for engineers to stay up to date on any new responsibilities.


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Plans for a “broader array” of testing services from Nelson Laboratories LLC are in the works, reports Jeffery Nelson, President.


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Originally founded as a manufacturer of high performance magnetic particle clutches and brakes, Vibrac® has grown into a company that designs and manufactures high precision test systems that are consistently used for measurin


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Trends toward outsourcing continue, and not just in manufacturing and packaging.


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Non-destructive thermal imaging has transformed induction-seal analysis over the last year, and now the technology may be an option for heat-seal analysis, too.


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Some of today’s sensitive drugs, such as new dry-powder formulations for treating chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease, are very sensitive to moisture, notes Philippe Bunod, product manager for integrity solutions at Pfeiffer V


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As one of the independent laboratories testing packages and materials in the Medical Packaging Transition Project (MPTP) for DuPont Tyvek, Nelson Laboratories has deepened its knowledge of ASTM F2638, “Standard Test Method for


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When testing package seals according to ASTM F2054 (Standard Test Method for Burst Testing of Flexible Package Seals Using Internal Air Pressurization Within Restraining Plates), Thomas McNabb and his team of packaging enginee


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A new test method for detecting channel leaks, ASTM F3039 Standard Test Method for Detecting Leaks in Nonporous Packaging or Flexible Barrier Materials by Dye Penetration, was approved at the last F02 meeting in Jacksonville,


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Achieving and maintaining sterility are two of the industry’s biggest challenges. Understanding package testing and validation is essential.

 

 


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We have all been asked for the minimum seal strength of our packages at one time or another. EN/ISO 11607-1 (2006) 5.1.8 (c) requires you to demonstrate a minimum.


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Research work on microbial barrier performance of porous medical packaging materials started in 1998 and led to the creation of an ASTM test method in 2007 (


Call it group therapy for packaging engineers. On February 9 at MD&M West’s Center Stage, IoPP-Certified Packaging Professionals Karen Greene and Minda Grucela will be speaking in the Panel Discussion: “...


Nondestructive package testing offers engineers and quality control professionals a means to reduce waste and to increase the frequency of their package inspection, with much higher accuracy, reports Michelle Wolf, marketing communications manager...


Package testing standards are continually evolving, so it’s critical for engineers to stay up to date on any new responsibilities. For instance, a few key changes are emerging or being proposed for widely used ASTM standards, and there’s a new USP...


Plans for a “broader array” of testing services from Nelson Laboratories LLC are in the works, reports Jeffery Nelson, President. Recently acquired by contract sterilization company Sterigenics International LLC, Nelson Labs is integrating...


Trends toward outsourcing continue, and not just in manufacturing and packaging. Karen Greene, President of Life Pack Labs, reports increasing interest in external testing of products and packaging among manufacturers and suppliers of medical...


Non-destructive thermal imaging has transformed induction-seal analysis over the last year, and now the technology may be an option for heat-seal analysis, too.

The Induction Integrity Verification System (I2VS) from DIR Technologies (which...


Some of today’s sensitive drugs, such as new dry-powder formulations for treating chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease, are very sensitive to moisture, notes Philippe Bunod, product manager for integrity solutions at Pfeiffer Vacuum. “Moisture...


As one of the independent laboratories testing packages and materials in the Medical Packaging Transition Project (MPTP) for DuPont Tyvek, Nelson Laboratories has deepened its knowledge of ASTM F2638, “Standard Test Method for Using Aerosol...


When testing package seals according to ASTM F2054 (Standard Test Method for Burst Testing of Flexible Package Seals Using Internal Air Pressurization Within Restraining Plates), Thomas McNabb and his team of packaging engineers at Edwards...


A new test method for detecting channel leaks, ASTM F3039 Standard Test Method for Detecting Leaks in Nonporous Packaging or Flexible Barrier Materials by Dye Penetration, was approved at the last F02 meeting in Jacksonville, FL, and is now...


 

 

Achieving and maintaining sterility are two of the industry’s biggest challenges. Understanding package testing and validation is essential.

 

 

By Wendy S. Mach, Packaging Section Leader, BS, RM (NRCM), CQA (ASQ...


We have all been asked for the minimum seal strength of our packages at one time or another. EN/ISO 11607-1 (2006) 5.1.8 (c) requires you to demonstrate a minimum.

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Research work on microbial barrier performance of porous medical packaging materials started in 1998 and led to the creation of an ASTM test method in 2007 (...


HealthPack hosted one of its largest--if not the largest--audiences ever last week in Albuquerque. While several speakers presented late-breaking updates on medical device packaging, such as the new TEQethylene HDPE blend from TEQ for...


Advanced Test Concepts Inc. (ATC; Indianapolis) has developed advanced methods for testing container/closure integrity using mass extraction technology. The company markets the Intelligent Gas Leak Sensor (IGLS) to detect defects down to 2 microns...


Originally founded as a manufacturer of high performance magnetic particle clutches and brakes, Vibrac® has grown into a company that designs and manufactures high precision test systems that are consistently used for measuring torque of small...

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