During the life cycle of a screw closure, there are a number of factors where the
the performance of the closure is influenced by a particular torque value:
Filling / Sealing
Storage & distribution
Use, reseal and re-use
In addition to torque generally associated with screw closures ( eg application and removal torque ), closure development areas such as tamper-evident seals, or child resistance have increased the range of torque which need to be measured.
There are a number of international standards which specify equipment and test procedure for evaluting closure torques and the ability of closures to retain torque e.g. ASTM D3192, ASTM D3474, ASTM D2063, ASTM D3198.
MONAD has unrivalled experience in providing affordable solutions for torque measurement applications. The range of products extend from simple manually operated instruments, through to sophisticated computer-controlled systems.
As a low cost digital torque tester, it covers the testing range from 0 to +10Nm. It has been designed for ease of use with a splash-proof, wipe-clean housing and fitted with a universal accessary to suit containers ranging from 10 to 160mm diameter. The universal accessory can be easily removed to allow filling of dedicated sample holders. Data may be output in Rs232, 4-20mA AND Analogue formats, for connection to PC or printer so that results can be easily stored.