Measures the brightness, opacity, whiteness, fluorescence and color (Lab/L*a*b*) of a material.
Solving your functional chemistries and sustainable barrier coatings challenges with proven expertise and comprehensive testing.
Whether you need to make packaging stronger or replace PFAS in barrier coatings, our experts leverage our industry-leading chemistries portfolio to solve even your most complex packaging challenges. Our team includes chemists and chemical engineers, as well as subject matter experts in areas like barrier coatings and strength. We explore your specific challenge to identify and validate the best possible solutions.
From paper converters to brand managers, we collaborate closely with partners along the value chain to solve your packaging and sustainability challenges. These partnerships give us deep insights to accelerate innovation and optimize solutions. We can collaborate in whatever way is convenient for you: visit us on-site at one of our regional innovation centers or observe and work in real time with our experts remotely as we conduct experiments and tests to improve adhesion, strength and more.
Including puncture and tear (wet and dry), ring crush test, tensile (wet and dry) and bend
Including Plybond spray equipment, Plybond testing, blocking and sealing, and more
Including Cobb – Water, Cobb – Oil, Cobb unger, Climate Control Oven (MTVR), wick testing and more
Including bench-size press and coating efficiency and defect
Including blooming, repulpability, recyclability
Including bleed fastness, light fastness, bleachability, reflective, UV spectroscopy and more
Including internal dyeing, surface dyeing, drawdowns, color values, thin-layer chromatography and more
Including caliper and basis weight, microscopy
Including brightness, contact angle, ink compatibility and coefficient of friction (static and dynamic)
Including formation, dynamic drainage analyzer (DDA) + Britt jar and contaminant control evaluations, size masking
Evaluations designed and conducted to your unique specifications