Engineering & Industrial

How Wooden Pallets Could Be Damaging Your Cargo
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How Wooden Pallets Could Be Damaging Your Cargo

Container rain is an inevitable problem for every shipping journey, due to humidity in the air and temperature changes causing moisture levels inside containers. Container rain can cause irreversible damage, fungi and mould to products and packaging during journeys – and as a result the shipping industry takes steps to protect against it, with liners, particular packing techniques, and anti-moisture desiccants like BirchSorb. But not all containers are created equal – and some can pose a greater risk of container rain than others.

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Wisecap® presents ASTERIX: tiny but strong, resistant to any kind of pressure.
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Wisecap® Presents ASTERIX: Tiny But Strong, Resistant to Any Kind of Pressure.

ASTERIX is the new plastic closure made in Wisecap® for the new GME30.40 neck finish, a new voluntary standard currently being finalized within the European context. GME30.40 neck finish belongs to the 26/22 neck finishes family and has been specifically designed to deliver a low weight and high-performance solution for various types of drinks with special attention to soft drinks.

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The Value of Switching from Pallets to Slip Sheets
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The Value of Switching from Pallets to Slip Sheets

For many brands, switching from pallets to slip sheets provides a lot of value. For brands in the process of improving sustainability throughout their organization, incorporating slip sheets into their supply chain improves the sustainability of tertiary packaging.

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Multi-axis vibration testing: analysis, benefits and characteristics
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Multi-Axis Vibration Testing: Analysis, Benefits and Characteristics

Reproducing vibration environments in a laboratory setting is essential to guarantee that a product will survive real-world conditions. However, reproducing vibration environments is not simple. When compared to traditional vibration testing table options, multi-axis vibration testing is a way to bring those simulations closer to real vibration environments.

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New Bottles From Old Bottles: Economical and FDA-Compliant Recycling of PET Flakes

Stuttgart, July 2021 – Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is a high-value material that is on course to take over a key function in the plastics industry’s path toward a circular economy. PET flakes can now be processed without pre-drying into pellets using Coperion ZSK twin screw extruders. Next they are condensed in the SSP (Solid State Polycondensation) reactor, and reprocessed back into bottles again with the quality of virgin material.

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Ametek mocon launches user-friendly and time-saving visual bubble leak detection instrument, dansensor® leakpointer® H2O

Ringsted, Denmark, (June 23, 2021) – AMETEK MOCON, a leading global provider of permeation analyzers, package testing instruments, and gas controllers/sensors, today announced the launch of the Dansensor® LeakPointer® H2O, a visual bubble leak detection system ideal for locating leaks in all types of flexible, semi-rigid, and rigid packages.

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