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FOLDING CARTON TESTING

Our Folding Carton Testing Equipment represents the latest dimension in testing verification. With a vast array of test equipment to perform all of your testing needs, we give you the ability to increase the efficiency and durability of your packaging material. Our Cardboard Testing equipment provides the ability to test the various thicknesses of cardboard samples such as puncture, burst and permeability.  We can meet the needs of global markets that have a wide range of products, facilities and budget constraints.

 

 
 
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  General Catalogue of Testing Machines for Packing & Packaging Carton & Board Glossary

 
 
  Puncture Tester

To determine the resistance or energy absorbed by corrugated board, especially those employed for the manufacture of packaging materials.

Designed to meet standards: UNE ISO 3036 - SCAN P23 - DIN 53142 - TAPPI T-803 - FEFCO 5…

Standard Features

  • Strong steel frame, designed  to avoid any vibrations during test (Subsequently, energy losses are avoided)
  • Pendulum arm with a circular angle of 90º
  • Striking head in the shape of a triangular pyramid
  • Release mechanism, with safety system
  • Safety cover screen.
  • Self-tightening grips with adjustable closing pressure to clamp the sample.
  • 4 reading scales of units in Joules
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX
 
 

Burst Tester "Mullen type"

With Laptop PC + Testing Software  
To determine the burst resistance Paperboard and Cardboard. Designed to meet standards: ISO 2758 / 2759 - SCAN P25/P24 TAPPI T403 / T807 / 810 - PAPTAC D19P/D8 - BS 3137 - DIN 53141 AP / AS 1301.403 - ASTM D774

Standard Features

  • Laptop PC (data acquisition and control)
  • Testing software - basic level
  • Units, in  kPa – Kg/cm2 – Bar & PSI
  • Measurement range from:
    • Paper: from 0 to 1500 kPa
    • Board: from 200 to 5000 kPa
  • Statistics: Average and Standard deviation
  • Integrated safety system
  • Pneumatic clamping system
  • Acrylic protection screen (test area)
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management software package LYNX Plus and Pro

 

Micrometer

To measure the accuracy of thickness of Cardboard Compact - Paperboard - Paper...
Designed to meet standards: BS DIN EN ISO UNE 534 - BS 3983 - PAPTAC D4 - SCAN P7 - TAPPI T 411

Standard Features

  • Range: 0 a 10 mm (T6681) and 0-18 mm (T6680)
  • Resolution M5-P2 model:  0.01 mm (10 microns)
  • Resolution M5-P3 model: 0.001 mm (1 microns)
  • Contact area:  2 cm2
  • Contact pressure: 100 kPa ( 1 Kg/cm2 ) or (0,5 Kg/cm2) TAPPI
  • Digital display with reset to “0” function
  • Manual drive ergonomic handle
  • Robust design with high precision
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus & Pro
 
COBB SizingTester

To determine the capacity of water absorption of Cardboard.
Designed to meet standards: ISO 535 - TAPPI T441 - NF Q 03 018 - NF Q 03 035 - FEFCO 7 - DIN 53132 - EN BS 20535 - SCAN P12.
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Standard Features

Quick clamping device (spring)
  • Test area - 100-50-25 or 10 cm2 (to choose) 
  • Stainless steel
  • Hand roll – 10 Kg
  • Soft rubber gasket
  • All stainless steel construction
 
 
Friction Tester

With 15" Laptop PC + Testing Software + Management Module with basic statistics, included
To determine the static and dynamic friction coefficients of Paper, Carton samples. Designed to meet ASTM D 1894 (method B) - TAPPI T 816 - TAPPI T 549.

Standard Features

  • 15" Laptop PC (data acquisition and control)
  • Testing software - basic level
  • Management Module with basic statistics
  • Easy to operate
  • 10N Load cell
  • Performs tensile tests (grips optional)
  • Determines Dynamic and Static friction coefficient automatically
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus and Pro

 

Friction Tester Catalog

 

 
  Open Force Tester

With 15" Laptop PC + Testing Software +   Management Module with basic statistics, included 
This equipment quickly and accurately determines the force necessary to unfold and to open to boxes and cardboard cases.

Standard Features

  • 15" Laptop PC (data acquisition and control)
  • Testing software - basic level
  • Management Module with basic statistics
  • Robust and highly accurate
  • Load Cell 50N force capacity
  • Quick return to initial start position
  • Additional grips allows these tests:
    Separation glued lines – Bending – Static & Dynamic Friction Coefficients – Tension / Compression
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus & Pro

Opening Force Tester Catalog

 
 
LCT Laboratory Carton Tester

The LCT from Cerulean combines three carton tests in one instrument – crease strength, box forming force and spring-back with optional friction testing for the ultimate carton quality assurance

The LCT uniquely tests a whole carton providing more accurate and detailed analytical results stored on an integrated data analysis tool and delivered via an intuitive graphical user interface


• Predicts packing performance
• Facilitates manufacture of consistent products
• Reduces downtime
• Helps increase packing speeds
• Reduces waste
• Improves supply chain performance
• Suitable for all types of carton and board
 
 

Air Permeability / Porosity Meter GURLEY

To accurately measure the Air Permeability (or Porosity) of paper and paperboard samples.
Designed to meet standards: TAPPI T460 - ASTM D 726 - APPITA/AS 1301-420 - BS 5926 - CPPA D.14 - ISO 5636/5...

Standard Features

  • Digital reading in seconds
  • Graduated cylinder 20 oz. and diameter measuring 1 square inch.
  • RS-232 connection for data output.
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus & Pro

 


 
 

Automatic Smoothness and Porosity Meter GURLEY

To accurately measure the Smoothness & Air Permeability (or Porosity) of paper and paperboard samples.
Designed to meet Standards: TAPPI T460 - T536 - T490.

Standard Features

  • Automatic and manual test modes
  • Output units: BEKK - BENDTSEN - GURLEY - SHEFIELD.
  • Choice of air volume
  • Automatic calculation of standard deviation medians
  • No oil is required!
  • Pneumatic operation
  • RS-232 data output
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus & Pro

 
 

Moisture Analyzer

To accurately measure the moisture of Paper and Cardboard. It can also be used for other laboratory applications that require a balance.

Standard Features

  • Real capacity: 50 g
  • Resolution: 0.001 g
  • Plate size: 80 mm diameter
  • Halogen quartz technology
  • Minimun specimen weight: 2 g
  • Moisture resolution: 0.01 %
  • Drying time: 2 - 20 minutes
  • Temperature range of heating: 50 a 160ºC
  • Automatic correction of temperature
  • RS-232 data output
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Management System software package LYNX Plus & Pro

 
 

Precision Ovens

For drying Paper and Cardboard samples and then determine the water content (% moisture) with the help of a Precision Balance .

Standard Features

  • Internal stainless steel construction
  • External textured stainless steel construction
  • Digital Timer - 99 hours, 59 minutes
  • Forced air circulation
 
 

Precision Balances

To weighing precision in the laboratory

Standard Features

  • Capacity between 110 g until 8000 g, resolutions 0,1 mg to 1 g
  • Digital reading
  • Stainless Steel plates
  • RS-232 Output
  • Compatible with the Integral Managemennt System LYNX


 
 

Reflectance Meter PHOTOVOLT 577PC

To quickly and accurately determine the degree of whiteness in Paper and Paperboard. Optional head available to determine Opacity

Standard Features

  • Digital readout
  • Meets ASTM - TAPPI standards
  • Compatible with our widely popular Test Managemennt System software package LYNX Plus & Pro

 
 
 



 

 
 

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