Tag Archives: Permeation



PERMATRAN-W® Model 700

 

The PERMATRAN-W® Model 700 is part of Mocon’s modern permeation instrument family, used for Water Vapor Transmission Rate (WVTR) testing, including high-quality technology that sets a new standard for accuracy, throughput, and ease of use.

The simple design is ideal for quality control as well as research and development. The OX-TRAN Model 702 includes a convenient QuickStart feature which enables an operator to begin testing within moments. The model also includes standard security features to protect critical test setups and control multiple-user situations.

The Model 702 complies with:

  • ASTM D-3985
  • F-1927
  • F-1307

It is certified traceable to NIST and is CFR21 Part 11 compliant. These, as well as optional validation services, certification services, service contracts and use of the highest quality elements, ensure that all regulatory requirements will be met and that the results on which decisions are made will be accurate.

Unique Cell Design

The advanced pneumatic push-button test cells are designed to accommodate standard 50 cm2 samples. These samples can be easily prepared as the cell structures are removable and include an improved surface finish with Nichrome plating for durability. The seven test cells are independently controlled, which makes it possible to run three sets of duplicate samples while allowing for one user-provided reference material.

OX-TRAN® Model 2/61

 

The OX-TRAN® 2/61 is the new modern addition in permeation test systems for measuring oxygen transmission rates of barrier films and packages. This model is used to detect and measure small amounts of oxygen as it passes through barrier materials such as plastics and composites used in all forms of packaging.

 

Ideal systems for production and QC/QA testing applications. This system incorporates the latest in high-sensitivity sensor design and includes 6 test cells for flexibility and speed. Includes precise RH & temperature measurement and control, user selectable sensitivity, package testing capabilities and N.I.S.T. (National Institute of Standard and Technology) traceable calibration films.

 

 

 

PERMATRAN-W® Model 3/61

 

The Permatran-W® Model 3/61 is the most recent addition to permeation test systems for measuring water vapor transmission rates of barrier films and packages. This model was designed to provide fast, accurate answers for all of your packaging needs. Ideal systems for production and QC/QA testing applications. This system incorporates the latest in high-sensitivity sensor design and features 6 test cells for flexibility and speed. Includes precise RH and temperature measurement and control, user selectable sensitivity, package testing capabilities and N.I.S.T. (National Institute of Standard and Technology) traceable calibration films.

 

User-friendly, quality driven operation:

  • Windows® 2000 operating system
  • User selectable sensitivity
  • Precise RH & temperature measurement and control
  • No extrapolations or accumulation necessary
  • Automatic flow compensation
  • NIST traceable calibration films

Also available:

  • Optional package testing capability on all test cells
  • Software for early prediction of permeation values
  • Software for P, S, D calculation
  • MOCON service and support

OX-TRAN® Model 702

 

The OX-TRAN Model 702 is part of Mocon’s modern permeation instrument family, used for oxygen transmission rate (OTR) testing, including high-quality technology that sets a new standard for accuracy, throughput, and ease of use.

The simple design is ideal for quality control as well as research and development. The OX-TRAN Model 702 includes a convenient QuickStart feature which enables an operator to begin testing within moments. The model also includes standard security features to protect critical test setups and control multiple-user situations.

The Model 702 complies with:

  • ASTM D-3985
  • F-1927
  • F-1307

It is certified traceable to NIST and is CFR21 Part 11 compliant. These, as well as optional validation services, certification services, service contracts and use of the highest quality elements, ensure that all regulatory requirements will be met and that the results on which decisions are made will be accurate.

Unique Cell Design

The advanced pneumatic push-button test cells are designed to accommodate standard 50 cm2 samples. These samples can be easily prepared as the cell structures are removable and include an improved surface finish with Nichrome plating for durability. The seven test cells are independently controlled, which makes it possible to run three sets of duplicate samples while allowing for one user-provided reference material.

PERMATRAN-W® Model 398 Water Vapor Transmission Rate Test System

 

The new and improved, user-friendly, PERMATRAN-W Model 398 is the latest water vapor transmission rate system from a range of quality systems available from MOCON, the world leader in permeation technology.

This simple, low maintenance system conforms to the new ASTM Standard E-398 and produces the accurate and reliable data the industry has come to expect only from MOCON.

This low-cost model has been designed for both medium and high barriers which allow the user to test two films individually. Each test cell is equipped with its own sensor, assuring greater throughput with results that are accurate. Because the Model 398 produces precise relative humidity testing, two films may be tested simultaneously at two different RH conditions.

The new WinPerm™, Windows® based software, is simple and intuitive. Automated temperature and relative humidity control, as well as automatically determined stability, all but eliminate operator error.

 

AQUATRAN® Model 2

 

The most sensitive instrument available, measuring water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) down to 5 x 10-5 g/m2/day.

This system measures the water vapour transmission rate (WVTR) of ultra-high barriers with greater

sensitivity than ever before possible. The new generation AQUATRAN® Model instrument targets commercial or developmental ultra-high barrier structures for flexible films in organic light-emitting display (OLED), solar and similar demanding applications, which require accurate and extremely sensitive instrumentation to build performance statistics.

The AQUATRAN® Model 2 uses proprietary technology to accurately and repeatably measure WVTR down to 5 x 10-5g/m2/day. This is one order of magnitude lower than its very successful predecessor the Model 1 which was launched in 2005.

PERMATRAN-C ® 4/41

Carbon Dioxide Permeation Rate Measurement Systems for Films and Packages

 

The PERMATRAN-C® Model 4/41 is a carbon dioxide (CO2) transmission rate test system used to assess barrier films and package materials. It is ideally suited for predicting product shelf-life or checking the quality of incoming and outgoing packaging materials. These results aid in structure development and prevent costly over packaging.

This model performs tests directly at “real world” temperature and CO2 levels. The system’s transmission rate software can control up to 20 test cells in a system. The software will also reduce the possibility of errors with its ability to automatically determine stability and compensate for any flow changes. Pre-programmed test formats, computer, and menu-driven screens make it easy to generate and interpret data test data.

Like all MOCON permeation test systems, the PERMATRAN-C® Model 4/41 is interchangeable. A flexible, dual-film, test-cell configuration and optional package environmental chamber allow for the testing of flat films and finished packages.

 

OX-TRAN® Model 1/50

 

This oxygen transmission rate analyser has many features and is designed for simple out-of-the box user installation and is packed with new technology. This includes an absolute coulometric method, with added software to reduce user error and automatic relative humidity controls.

The OX-TRAN Model 1/50 provides MOCON accuracy and combines it with a new patent pending coulometric method for accurate readings, eliminating the need to calibrate. The OX-TRAN® Model 1/50 includes a standard Quick Start® function which speeds set-up time. Frequency Modulation RH Control™, provides faster and automatic relative humidity controls – a feature which is not generally found even on more expensive units which allow real-life testing conditions.

MOCON quality, low cost, and easy-to-use.

PERMATRAN-W® Model 1/50

 

MOCON’s PERMATRAN-W Model 1/50 is a low-cost water vapour transmission rate (WVTR) analyser which gives companies who were previously unable to justify the expenditure, the ability to perform in-house permeation with an affordable, robust quality control instrument. An ideal entry level WVTR analyser for food beverage, pharmaceutical, building material and electronic applications.

This WVTR analyser is between 30 and 70 percent less expensive than most other units available today.

The system is a single-cell, stand-alone instrument, designed to test medium-to-low barrier film within the range of 0.1-1000 gm/m2day and less the 65 mil thick.

Another compliment to the feature-rich technology is that the analyser is ‘fault tolerant’, making it easy-to-operate with minimal training. In addition, its rugged construction enables it to withstand the production floor environment without the chance of it being damaged.

 

Temperature and relative humidity (RH) are two important factors that have an impact on permeation. The PERMATRAN-W Model 1/50 has been designed to quickly and automatically generate relative humidity—a feature which is typically not even found on even more expensive units.

Unlike most other permeation instruments, the PERMATRAN-W Model 1/50 has built in software. The unit has a small footprint and does not require an additional computer. The operator uses a keypad to input the test parameters (which are displayed on an easy-to-read). Parameters can be saved in a Quick Start menu allowing for a fast startup when the material is tested again at a later stage.

Other features include:
Automatic controls for relative humidity, temperature, flow etc
Horizontal test cell
Pneumatic clamp
Printer – standard
Optional add-on PermNet software from MOCON

 

OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 Series

 

The MOCON OXTRAN 2/22 oxygen permeation instrument is designed specifically to advance throughput, increase the labs’ efficiency, and facilitate operations. Operators will spend less time setting up and controlling permeation tests, which enables them to focus on and achieve more in less time.

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A new user interface and increased automation of MOCON Oxtran Model 2/22  has simplified testing more than ever before, with less skill required, minimising the costs associated with training new staff members or transitioning responsibilities within the company. Starting a new test could be as simple as a single press of a button.

Mocon has achieved exceptional breakthroughs in permeation technology that can shorten test times by up to 50%. New technology has assisted in the reduction of instrument leak rates and has increased sensor performance, which means that lengthy zero measurements can be avoided and exam cycles can be shortened. This allows you to deliver results to internal as well as external customers, faster than ever before.