Environmental Testing

To ensure the quality and performance of your packaging, TEN-E is equipped with over 20 environmental chambers for subjecting products and packages to temperature extremes in the range of -80ºC to 125ºC and high humidity conditions. Veriteq/Vaisala data loggers are used to monitor and record environmental conditions.

Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR)

ENVIRONMENTAL TestingASTM D5571 – Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Plastic Tight Head Drums Not Exceeding 60 Gal. (227 L) in Rated Capacity.

ASTM D1975 – Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress-Crack Resistance of Plastic Injection Molded Open Head Pails.

ASTM D2561 – Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress-Crack Resistance of Blow Molded Polyethylene Containers.

Shelf Life Testing (Conditioning and Accelerated Aging)

Shelf Life TestingDetermine the effects of exposure to temperature and/or relative humidity on actual products.

ISO 2233 – Packaging – Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads – Conditioning for Testing
ASTM D4332 – Standard Practice for Conditioning Containers, Package, or Packaging Components for Testing
ASTM F1980 – Standard Guide for Accelerated Aging of Sterile Barrier Systems for Medical Devices
ASTM F2825 – Standard Practice for Climatic Stressing of Packaging Systems for Single Parcel Delivery

UV Testing

UV TestingExposure to fluorescent UV light under controlled environmental conditions.

ISO 21898 – Specifications for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs) for Non-Dangerous Goods
ASTM G154 – Standard Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials


Other Testing Services: Drop • Vibration • Stacking • Leakproofness • Vacuum • Topple • Righting • Basis Weight • Cobb Water Absorption • Hydrostatic Pressure • Puncture • Tensile • Tear

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