Versaperm Vapour Permeability measurement


Moisture vapour permeability measurement for medical equipment, drug and application packaging, QC and the lab

Water vapour is everywhere and causes more problems than most other things put together - costing the UK over £100M each year. It can de-activate drugs and cause equipment to fail. Yet it is also useful when, for example superheated steam sterilises and purifies bandages and syringes actually through the packaging.

The only way to ensure the vapour permeability is correct is to test it – so technology leader Versaperm has introduced both a Moisture Vapour Transmission Meter (MVTR) and a comprehensive vapour permeability laboratory testing service.

The meter can measure to an accuracy of better than one part per million and is around 100 times faster than conventional gravimetric techniques.

It can be used on huge range of medical, laboratory, drug and QC materials or enclosures – from foil laminates to inhalers and from analytical instrument enclosures and seals or plastic through to packaging. It can also provide measurements of substances that might otherwise be decomposed by normal water content measuring techniques.

Sensitivities are in the range 0.05 – 3200g/m2/day.


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