San Pellegrino utilise the Systech Illinois 8700 Oxygen Permeation Analyser to test the Oxygen Permeation of their Plastic Bottles

Top Quote San Pellegrino in Italy have been producing mineral water since the nineteenth century and use the 8700 analyser to test the oxygen permeation of their plastic bottles in the production of their mineral water End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 21, 2012 - Systech Illinois, a leading manufacturer of permeation analysers and gas analysis equipment, has been chosen by San Pellegrino to test the oxygen permeation of their plastic bottles.

    Based in the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy, San Pellegrino mineral water is recognized globally as one of the leading mineral waters on the market. The taste of San Pellegrino is acquired during 30 years of natural filtering through Dolomitic rocks, which gives it a richness and balance of mineral salts. The sparkling version was created by adding natural CO2 to balance the light aftertaste due to the mineral content with the right level of carbonation.

    During the bottling process, numerous controls are carried out to ensure and maintain the quality of the mineral water. San Pellegrino utilise the Systech Illinois 8700 analyser to test the oxygen permeation of their plastic bottles. This analysis assists San Pellegrino in meeting the high demand of shelf life requirements. The 8700 Oxygen Permeation Analyser is extremely versatile, capable of measuring wide ranges of oxygen permeability. It can complete up to 11 sample tests simultaneously and provide data in a very short time of between 3-12 hours.

    The Technical Manager at San Pellegrino said; "After the first 4 months of use in the laboratory, the technicians who work in my team have found that the instrument is easy to use and it showed excellent stability in the results."

    More information about Systech Illinois and their extensive range of permeation analysers, products and services can be found on the Systech website at or to speak to a technical sales manager call +44 (0) 1844 216838.

    Systech Illinois specialises in online, portable and laboratory gas analysis equipment. With 25 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.

    For the process industry, Systech offer a wide range of gas analysis solutions including measurement of moisture, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and many other gases. In addition, Systech manufacture intrinsically safe units for use in hazardous areas.

    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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