Peel Test Comparison

Kalli Powers, Matthew Warren, Ray W. Brown

Abstract


Three standardized peel test variations; unrestrained, 90o restrained and 180o restrained, for testing the integrity of edge sealed flexible pouches are compared in this article. A total of 30 samples of identically sealed pouches were tested for each method using standards set forth in ASTM F88/F88M-09. The three methods yielded consistent differences ranging from 40% between the 90o restrained and unrestrained methods to 190% between the 90o restrained and 180o unrestrained methods.

Keywords


Peel Tests; Flexible Sealed Pouches; Medical Device

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