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2022-09-23
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With the rapid development of the flexible packaging industry, thin film materials (1) stretch, shrink, limited space materials due to its multiple color changing coating and ink market revenue is expected to reach $2billion. The superior performance has been widely used and developed in the large infusion industry. Large flexible infusion bags are gradually replacing glass infusion bottles

in the nearly 100 year development process of glass bottle infusion, despite several improvements, the glass bottle has always been unable to get rid of the common defects of glass, such as fragile and not conducive to transportation, poor sealing of the mouth, easy chip falling during puncture, the need to form an air circuit during infusion to increase secondary air pollution, and so on. In order to solve this problem, our country began to study the use of polymer plastics to make infusion packaging as early as the 1980s. At first, PVC flexible packaging infusion bags were used in large quantities. These products are free of falling objects, light in weight, strong in impact resistance and develop rapidly. However, PVC flexible packaging bag material contains PVC monomer, which is not conducive to human health, and because the material is thick and not easy to process, its oxygen and water vapor transmission is high, and its tensile strength is poor, which greatly limits its application in infusion packaging

in this case, polyolefin multi-layer coextrusion film uses multi-layer polyolefin materials to melt and extrude at the same time, which eliminates the instability and pollution caused by the adhesive, and increases the heat sealing and drop resistance of the film material, as well as the barrier performance of steam, oxygen, nitrogen, etc. for steam printing the current experimental data and the average value of the experiment. At present, coextrusion film material accounts for an increasing proportion in the whole infusion packaging industry with its unique advantages, and the quality control problem of its products is becoming more and more prominent. According to the relevant standards of drug packaging materials and the author's experience in the detection instrument industry for many years, this paper briefly introduces the quality detection technology of infusion flexible packaging products

I. detection of air permeability and moisture permeability of infusion bag film

the research and control of air permeability and moisture permeability of infusion bag film is particularly important in the infusion flexible packaging industry, which directly affects the quality of products. At present, the air permeability tester and moisture permeability tester developed by Jinan Languang company in China integrate the most advanced technology today. Through powerful software functions, automatic error correction and troubleshooting, and high-precision automatic testing, they meet the quality control requirements of these two detection indicators in the industry. The two instruments adopt international top-level core test components, which ensures the accuracy of the test. Users do not need to invest a lot of money to purchase expensive incoming instruments to complete the monitoring of these two indicators as before

II. Detection of friction coefficient of flexible packaging materials

through the test of friction coefficient of packaging materials, the opening of infusion bags, the packaging speed of packaging machines and other production quality process indicators can be controlled and adjusted. For film manufacturers, the dynamic and static friction coefficients of film materials can be controlled by testing the types and contents of opening agent and smoothing agent in the resin. The mxd-01 friction coefficient instrument provided by Jinan Languang company for customers has a unique setting of vibration coefficient, so as to be suitable for intelligent data processing of different materials. The large screen LCD displays the curve in real time, and visually judges the uniformity of the friction coefficient on the surface of materials. At the same time, the company's fpt-f1 friction/peel tester can also meet the needs of customers in the industry for friction coefficient testing at different temperatures, and has the dual testing functions of peel and friction coefficient

III. detection of sealing heat sealing strength of infusion bag film material

heat sealing strength is an important performance index for infusion bag film material. In order to achieve the purpose of packaging, the sealing must have a certain strength to be able to withstand the effect of internal and external pressure, so as to ensure that it will not crack and damage in the process of circulation. For the detection of this index, two instruments are needed for comprehensive testing. One instrument is specially used for heat sealing sample preparation, and the other instrument needs to test the heat sealing strength

heat sealing tester. In order to meet the needs of customers at different levels, Jinan Languang has provided customers with three types of heat sealing testers, namely hst-h1, hst-h2 and rtd-r1. The three instruments are all controlled by microcomputer, so that the temperature, time and pressure of heat sealing are accurate and reliable. The core components are imported components, ensuring the lasting performance of the instrument

pc intelligent electronic tensile testing machine can test the heat sealing performance of membrane materials, and the equipment can be fully controlled by computer, automatically judge and stop the machine, and the fixture can automatically return to its position for group statistical analysis test. LCD menu interface, users only need to select the corresponding test items, and the instrument can automatically complete functions such as tensile strength and elongation, heat sealing strength, tear strength, peel strength, modulus of elasticity, constant tensile stress and so on. The software has powerful analysis function, which can carry out secondary analysis and superposition comparison of test results

IV. tightness test of infusion bag packaging

sealing performance is also an important indicator of packaging, and sealing also has a great impact on the quality of products. Poor sealing is the main reason for future leakage. At present, the sealing test instrument of Jinan Languang is widely used in the industry. It uses the vacuum principle, maintains the predetermined time under the corresponding pressure according to the national standard, and observes the leakage during the test by visual inspection. The quality of infusion bag packaging is measured through the measurement of sealing, and then the rationality of the sealing process is determined

v. thickness detection of infusion bag film

the core factor that coextrusion film can replace glass bottle packaging is that coextrusion film can achieve high barrier performance that is almost similar to that of glass bottle packaging that may have rust, corrosion and other phenomena. In order to ensure the uniformity and stability of the barrier performance of the membrane, the thickness of the membrane needs to be strictly controlled. Initially, micrometers or some point contact thickness gauges were mainly used in the industry to control, but this is far from meeting the requirements of the industry for thickness control. According to gb6672 and the corresponding international and American standards, the mechanical surface contact measurement method must be used for testing. At present, the domestic instrument manufacturer that can meet this requirement is Jinan Languang company. This chy-c1 thickness gauge adopts the most advanced technical achievements in the field of measurement in the world, ensuring a high resolution of 0.1um, which fully meets the requirements of customers for high-precision thickness measurement

the above detection indexes of infusion bags and their film materials are very important to adjust the production process and improve the product quality in actual production. Through the corresponding test instruments, we can control and master various reasonable technical parameters, which can be well used in production, control quality and save cost. (text/Zhang Weisheng)

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