ASTM F2096 and its Practical Uses

Leak testing can be performed to a variety of ASTM testing standards. When determining your leak testing procedures, it is important to understand different testing standards and determine which is most suitable for your product. ASTM F2096, Detecting Gross Leaks in Packaging by Internal Pressurization (Bubble Test) is a practical way to examine packages for gross leaks, […]

Trending Failures of Packages

If you want to ensure your package is performing at its optimal level, it is likely that you are already conducting leak testing. However, simply leak testing is not enough—you should also know your package’s failure point, and understand what this means for its performance.  Often, leak testing is completed to a set level in […]

How to Set a Testing Standard for your Packages

Quality assurance is an important step in the manufacturing process, as it allows you to ensure that you are sending the best quality product to your customers. Just as it is important to test the product itself however, it is important that you test your packaging in order to ensure it can stand up to […]

The Difference Between Seal Strength and Seal Integrity


If you are in the food, manufacturing, or pharmaceutical industries, you know the importance of testing your packages for defects and leaks. A small defect in packaging can cause the deterioration of your product, potentially rendering it defective and unfit for consumer use. However, while the importance of package testing methods is widely known, there […]

Leak Testing in the Pharma Industry: Why is it important?

Pharmaceutical products can be extremely delicate and need to be kept sterile.  It is important that packaging for pharmaceuticals is of the highest standards as the packaging does not only affect the brand, but faulty packaging can also become a health and safety issue. By including leak testing in pharma production and packaging, you can ensure […]

What you Should Consider when Choosing Leak Testing Equipment

If you produce packaged goods, then it is likely you have heard about the importance of leak testing.  Leak testing is an important step in the manufacturing process, and can ensure that your products are reaching customers intact.  However, it may be difficult to discern exactly what equipment you will need to begin leak testing your products.  Your choice […]

Why Leak Testing is Important Throughout the Manufacturing Process

Leak testing is an important part of the manufacturing process. While an initial leak test of a manufactured package is crucial, it is also important to continuously test for leaks throughout the manufacturing process.  FlexPak Package Leak Detectors can help you maintain the highest standard of seal integrity in your packaging at every stage of development […]