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The factors which cause the permeability of a polymer material to behave differently are numerous. This article will help to explain the top factors affecting the permeation transmission rate of a polymer so that...

This article will discuss how to choose the right WVTR permeation instrument for your film or package application. We will briefly review ASTM F1249 vs ASTM F3299 and we will also explain why “Not All Sensors (or...

November 27, 2017

A simplified explanation of Water Vapor Transmission Rate (WVTR) and the most common WVTR test method used to test various barrier materials. (ASTM F1249)

It is impossible to study the barrier property of a packaging material without studying the permeation of the material. This article discusses concepts of permeation and the importance of testing your barrier mat...

This paper summarizes the most popular test method standards for oxygen water vapor, carbon dioxide and other gases. It also lists instrument examples that comply with these standards.

White paper compares ASTM D3985 and F2622 test methods. It explains, depending on application, when either method could be used, and when one method would be better than the other.

Test method comparison on ASTM F1249 vs ASTM E96 explores which method provides better WVTR test results for modern moisture barrier materials.

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