Wests Packaging Quality Assurance
At West’s Packaging Services, we have a very strong technical capability that underpins all our Quality Assurance and product development activities. Our Quality Assurance / Technical Manager brings 20 years experience in the flexible packaging industry and is backed up and supported by well trained and experienced QA staff and a fully equipped testing laboratory.
Our QA lab has the latest equipment and technology for testing film properties and packaging performance.
QC/QA Lab Testing Includes:
- Gas chromatograph (GC) for retained solvents
- Coefficient of friction or slip characteristics (COF)
- Film thickness
- Film GSM
- Water bath leak testing
- Dye penetrant testing
- Seal integrity
- Dimensional analysis
- Print quality assessment
- Material analysis including PVDC coatings
- Heat seal strength tester