Package & Seal Integrity

Packaging and Seal Integrity Testing are vital to packaging validation. These tests verify that a seal remained intact after Transportation Testing and Age studies. Our Package and Seal Integrity Testing Services include

Seal Strength Testing ASTM F88

Seal Strength Testing is performed to establish seal and peel strengths on packaging materials. Tests are carried out on pouches, blisters and header bags. Depending on customer requirements, Seal Strength testing can be one of the following:

  • Technique A – Unsupported
  • Technique B – Supported 90° (by hand)
  • Technique C – Supported 180°
seal strength testing ASTM F88
Female Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe employee carrying out burst-testing

Burst Testing ASTM F1140

Burst Testing determines the seal strength by means of internal pressurisation. The test provides results for failure pressure and identifies the weakest points in the package and can be carried out on open or closed packages.

Dye Penetration Testing ASTM F1929 & ASTM 3039

Dye Penetration Testing examines the seal integrity between materials for imperfections such as channels in the seal or a breach of the seal. A specific dye is left in contact with the seal for a specified time and then visual inspection is performed.

Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe dye penetration, syringe and needle with blue dye
Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe bubble leak

Bubble Leak Testing ASTM F2096

Bubble Leak Testing verifies the integrity of the sterile barrier system. During Bubble Leak Testing, the package is internally pressurised while submerged under water and observed for a stream of bubbles that would indicate a failure area.

Markets We Serve

Our business partnerships is built upon helping our clients successfully build brands, sell products and deliver their products successfully to market. Our team of experts offers decades of industry experience and understand the unique challenges within each specific market we serve.

Heat Seal Coating Technology

Heat Seal Coating Technology

The most innovative supplier in the healthcare packaging industry

Medical Device Packaging

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Trusted protection and performance for medical devices

Combination Packaging

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Absolute protection for challenging combination drug/device products

Diagnostic Packaging

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Proven solutions for in vitro diagnostics, biologics & laboratory products

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