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  • Physical Testing of Medical Packaging

    Posted on 27/08/2013

    by Phil Neal

    Ed Emerson, Business Development Manager at Mocon Medical Packaging Group, discusses the challenges of maintaining a 'sterile barrier system' over a products entire shelf life.

    Responsibility for maintaining safety and sterility is shared by development engineers, packaging developers, packaging managers, product managers, and quality auditors. A traditional way of testing a package’s sterile barrier system at any point in its life has been to bathe it in a contaminated solution and then test by culturing the contents to be sure that microbes have not penetrated the package. While workable, this microbial challenge testing has several drawbacks. Learn More...

  • RDM sponsors 'Functional Thin Films' technical meeting

    Posted on 20/08/2013

    by Phil Neal

     RDM Test Equipment Ltd is proud to be sponsoring the technical meeting ‘Functional Thin Films’ an annual event held alongside the Vacuum Symposium UK conference and Expo, Coventry 17th Sept 2013.

    Speaker at the conference, Herr Andreas Roos, Technical Applications Specialist from MOCON’s German based Centre of Excellence will present the latest breakthrough in Water Vapour Transmission rate (WVTR) testing.

    The MOCON AQUATRAN® Model 2, is a new system to measure WVTR of ultra-high barrier films, with the highest ever sensitivity of  0.00005  gm.m²/day.

    RDM Test Equipment Ltd is the exclusive distributor of Mocon permeation instruments. From their Hertfordshire base they offer application support, training, instrument sales & service and contract permeation testing.