Comparative Evaluation of Container Leak Test Procedures of Federal Test Method Standard 101B Method 5009
AIR FORCE PACKAGING EVALUATION AGENCY WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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This report presents an evaluation in Container Leak tests, i.e., the squeeze technique, para 6.4, versus the vacuum chamber technique, para 6.2, prescribed in method 5009-1 of Federal Test Method Standard 101-B. The squeeze test was found to be a suitable alternative to the vacuum chamber test for determining leaks in flexible self supporting containers sealed in atmospheric conditions.
- Containers and Packaging
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods