Carton Force Analyser

Article number: 544.000.000

The Carton Force Analyser measures the forces that limit the running speed of folding box board packaging.
By measuring the stiffness of the substrate and crease bending resistance the user can optimise cartons for faster running and packaging speeds.
The instrument allows individual creases to be analysed identifying problem areas in packaging design or manufacture. Industry research indicates that the packaging speeds of pre-glued skillets is governed by the energy required to open creases. The Carton Force Analyser is the first instrument to isolate and accurately measure this key parameter.

This flexible instrument can be configured for quality or research use

Research Tool

  • Create and save bespoke test methods
  • Variable sample length, rotation speed and crease angle
  • Statistical and graphical analysis of results

Quality Assurance

  • Pre-loaded ISO/BS/TAPPI test methods
  • Date/operator stamped results
  • Pre-set pass/fail criteria
  • Optional password protection

All operations and test methods have comprehensive graphical on-screen help.

  • Intuitive and easy to use
  • Easy training for new users
  • Consistent results for all operators
  • No need to consult complicated manuals The instrument has pre-loaded test instructions that ensure samples are tested to international standards.

Real time graphs detail the process of folding, showing increased crease resistance until board fibres break and the crease relaxes. The CFA allows these fingerprints to be saved and overlaid, a powerful tool that allows detailed comparison of different crease formats, substrates and manufactured batches.

Dimensions(L x W x H):22cm x 23cm x 30cm
Standard delivery time:6-8 weeks

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