This test method covers a procedure for the determination of the steady-state rate of transmission of water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) into or out of packages under specific environmental conditions.
KeywordsF-1249, Flexible Packaging Materials; Infrared Sensors; Permeability; Physical Properties; Polymer films and sheeting; Package; Bottle; Pouch; Tray; Blister Cavity; Seal; Closure and Tubing
Water ingress or egress is a critical measurement to gauge the shelf-life of many water sensitive products including : food, pharmaceuticals and electronics.
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