Solutions Mecmesin pour le secteur agro-alimentaire.

Nous vivons dans un monde où la majorité des produits alimentaires et des boissons sont fournis pré-emballés dans des emballages protecteurs, mais conçus pour être ouverts facilement.

La quantité d'emballages à usage unique et la multiplication des réglementations environnementales créent une pression pour les produire avec un minimum de gaspillage et de coûts, tout en veillant à ce qu'ils soient adaptés à leur objectif. C'est là que les tests physiques des emballages d'aliments et de boissons deviennent essentiels pour garantir une utilisation client positive:

  • Les emballages alimentaires à ouverture pelable destinés aux consommateurs doivent être conçus et vérifiés pour garantir une étanchéité maximale et une pelabilité minimale.
  • Les sachets poches obligent le consommateur à surmonter une ouverture à perforation préalable tout en résistant aux forces de perforation destinées à protéger le contenu.
  • Les bouteilles de boissons en plastique doivent utiliser une quantité minimale de matière première tout en restant capables de résister aux forces appliquées lors du remplissage et de l'empilement. De ce fait leur résistance à la compression verticale doit être testée.
  • Ouvrir un bouchon ou autres fermetures peut être un défi, en particulier pour les personnes âgées. Les tests de couple au cours du cycle de conception et de production deviennent essentiels pour garantir la facilité d'utilisation et pour éviter que l'image de marque ne soit altérée à cause d'un emballage médiocre.
  • Les aérosols nécessitent une pression du doigt correcte pour activer la diffusion du produit. Les anneaux d'ouverture de cannettes doivent fournir un joint sûr, mais ne doivent pas exiger une force d’ouverture excessive où le consommateur pourrait se casser les ongles ou se couper les doigts.

La liste des applications est presque infinie et plus l'emballage devient esthétique en soi plus il peut être difficile à saisir et à tester.

Chez Mecmesin, nous concevons des systèmes de mesure de force et de couple ainsi que des accessoires pour le test d'emballage de toutes sortes, afin que vous puissiez appliquer les méthodes d'essai de l'industrie pour leurs conceptions et leurs contrôle qualité en zone de production.

Notre logiciel de contrôle et d'analyse Emperor est puissant et flexible pour réaliser des tests fiables, précis et reproductibles sur simple pression d'un bouton.

Testez selon les normes de votre entreprise ainsi que selon les normes ASTM, BS EN, ISO, DIN, CEN, Afera, FEFCO, FINAT, PSTC, TAPPI et TLMI

Si vous avez besoin d’une solution pour l’analyse de la texture d’un aliment, veuillez visiter notre filiale, Food Technology Corporation (FTC) , qui compte plus de 40 ans d’expérience dans la conception et la fabrication d’analyseurs de texture, de presses à texture et de tenderomètres.

Standards

Silgan Plastics has utilised the Mecmesin tester in several of our plants over the last two years to monitor top-load. It brings a wealth of features at a very competitive price. We pride ourselves on being the forefront of container performance and capability and the 5-x top-load tester is a valued piece of our strategy.

Randy Blankenship, Quality Engineer
Silgan Plastics

Case study
Top-load plastic bottle testing systems in factory conditions and QC lab
"Mecmesin, through their Portuguese supplier Egitron, presented us with a good solution: reliable equipment and user-friendliness that was adequate for our needs. All our operators are capable of using this equipment because it is very simple to operate. I enjoy dealing with Egitron because they offer excellent technical support."

Miguel Carvalho, Quality Assurance Manager
Água de Luso

Case study
Application torque is checked by removal torque measurement with short dwell times
The MultiTest 0.5-i is a very good and reliable machine and the Emperor™ Software brings great advantages. It’s a very useful tool for these kinds of tests. It’s fully programmable and offers an in-depth analysis of results. It’s a precious tool for everybody involved, especially those who work with plastics and their mechanical performance.

Nikos Michopoulos, Quality Control
Eurofilm Mantzaris S.A.

Case study
Polythene packaging material specimen under test and specific film grips
"Mecmesin were able to offer us a texture analyser test system, which met with our testing needs. The range of probes supplied have been extremely useful, as it enables more variations of test to be performed with just the one system. This has been very useful as our product has 3 different component ingredients, which can be individually analysed using their dedicated test cells provided."

Liberty Horner, Food Technologist
Vale of Mowbray

Case study
Pork pie texture testing by penetration with probe accessories
Mecmesin were extremely helpful when we were looking to purchase new test equipment, this included demonstrations. Our equipment is calibrated annually by Mecmesin and I find their after-sales service to be exceptional.

Darren Pell,
Par-pak Europe Ltd

Case study
Serrated 2-way plane grips firmly grasp tray and lid elements

After an Internet search, I happened upon Mecmesin, a British company who were able to provide several cost-effective solutions. We finally settled on the Tornado model, which we felt would provide us with consistency and ease of use, as well as being compact and portable.

We have been using it now for a few months and are very pleased with it and the level of service provided by the helpful Mecmesin staff.

Jane Green, Quality Assurance Manager
Brothers Drinks Co Ltd

Case study
Second torque peak reading indicates tamper bridge event
The new xt system is simple and tough enough for us to use in a production environment, while simultaneously allowing us to get the information we need. Being a complete system has made integrating it into our Quality Assurance system straight forward. The information we receive allows us to preempt issues before they can affect quality, with much less effort than previously. This means we have less waste, improved efficiencies and can spend more time making our products.

William Thorley, Project Engineer
Reckitt Benckiser PLC

Case study
Cosmetics packaging burst strength quality control testing on the production line
As a responsible supplier, we are committed to ensuring safety within our products. The solution provided by Mecmesin means we can monitor the extraction force of our corks to guarantee our customers receive a consistent end product.

Frédéric Junge, Quality manager
Sibel (Oeneo)

Case study
Hand-held cork extraction tester with cork and bottle
Companies show their worth when presented with a unique problem to solve. Be assured, I will have no hesitation in recommending Mecmesin to friends and business colleagues.

Dale Baker, CI Manager
Graphic Packaging International, UK

Case study
Cardboard packaging unfolding test fixturing
The Mecmesin MultiTest 1-x enables us to ensure the consistently high manufacturing quality of our PET bottles. The system conveniently allows us to perform top-load testing and confirm free height and integrates easily with our data collection system, increasing our analytical efficiency. I would have no hesitation in recommending this first rate instrument.

John Gilroy, Quality Manager
Esterform Packaging Ltd

Case study
MultiTest-dV compression tester and close-up of top-load crush test with a vented plate fixture
 

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