Versaperm Vapour Permeability measurement

Beating the Mathane link between agricultural feed and waste storage

Edible film permeability measurements
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Two completely different agricultural problems now have a common solution. And methane permeability is the link.  Both feeds and animal waste storage / biogas generation sites need to use methane barriers - materials such as PVC have been used in the past.  However, modern laminating techniques have produced new materials, which are far better methane barriers, but react differently to other gasses and this may, or may not render them fit for purpose.

The only solution is to test for both methane permeability and permeability of other relevant gasses – and that’s where Versaperm comes in.

Versaperm has introduced a new single or multi-chamber instrument to measure the vapour permeability of a wide range of materials and it can be configured to measure it against methane or almost any common gas.

Versaperm’s, new equipment produced its results permeability, quickly, accurately and with minimal operator training.  Yet it is typically accurate to a few parts per million (ppm) or better.  The system is fast – giving readings in as little as 30 minutes for some materials – which is much faster than conventional gravimetric measurements, which take days or even weeks. 

The new instrument can cope with several samples at a time.  However, for companies who test too few samples to make the purchase of equipment viable, Versaperm also offers a fast turn around laboratory testing service.

 


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