Article | October 27, 2008

Packaging Materials And Viscosity

Source: AMETEK Brookfield

What does packaging have to do with viscosity? Quality Managers worry about their food products and measure viscosity to ensure proper flow behavior, such as with sauces and dressings. But why concern yourself with the containers these products go into or the shipping boxes? Very simply, the adhesives, inks and coatings used for these packaging materials also require viscosity measurement and control to provide durable attractive products that will serve the food manufacturer well.