Coveris use The 8001 Oxygen Permeation Analyser to test the barrier performance of packaging films

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  • (1888PressRelease) August 25, 2015 - Coveris is one of the world's leading suppliers of high performance flexible and rigid packaging. Providing the consumer goods and food service sector with solutions that enhance the safety, quality and convenience of products we use every day.

    Coveris manufacture packaging that adds real value to products such as fresh and frozen food products by optimising its protection, freshness and shelf appeal.

    Their flexible packaging innovations have proved to be essential in preventing product losses in storage, distribution and the preservation of food. The preservation of foodstuffs is achieved by the inherent design of the packaging structure, whose primary function is to provide optimised barrier performance to extend the shelf life of the product it's protecting.

    A high barrier against oxygen permeation is essential in order to maintain a high shelf life.

    Within their hi-tech Research and Development department, Coveris Flexibles UK Ltd use the Systech 8001 Oxygen Permeability Analyser to test the barrier performance of their packaging films.

    They have recently purchased additional expansion units for this analysis instrument to increase testing throughput. This leading permeation analyser from Systech Illinois offers the widest measurement range in the market and precise humidity control for switching between wet and dry samples in minutes. Ideal for R & D testing with accurate and repeatable results with the speed required for Quality Control testing.

    As a global company Systech Illinois specialises in online, portable and laboratory gas analysis equipment. With 30 years as one of the leading experts in gas and moisture measurement, Systech Illinois' application and technology knowledge provides efficient gas analysis solutions in many industry sectors worldwide.

    For the packaging industry, Systech's oxygen permeation and water vapour permeation analysers offer testing of all packaging film, finished package and PET bottles. Systech's headspace range provides fast, easy to use, accurate gas analysis of gas flushed food packages and headspace analysis of food and pharmaceutical packaging.

    Systech Illinois is a multinational company with offices and gas analysis equipment manufacturing facilities in the UK and the U.S. Systech is very proud of its well developed and well trained workforce, which enables it to offer customers a continuing high level of service, and become known globally as a leading supplier of gas analysis instrumentation.

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