Testing

  • Seam Integrity

    • Metal industry standard end used in design and development of the seam
    • Other metal ends have been used to successfully seam the Klear Can
    • Chuck and rolls as designed by Carnaud Metal Box

    “The biotest results would indicate that the container performs within acceptable limits when challenged. There were no major indicators of pack failure observed during the biotest.”

     – Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited

  • O2 Ingress Tested

    A comparison of different types and levels of EVOH after storage

    • Post Retort at 120°C / 60mins
    • (65%RH Ambient / 100%RH Internal) -20°C
    • Red line represents 3PPM of oxygen

  • Drop Testing

    Testing indicates the Klear Can is able to be dropped from a height of 600 mm before failure of the foot.

  • Road Transport

    • Klear Cans are packed into cardboard trays with each tray stretch-wrapped
    • Each tray contains 12 Klear Cans
    • Package as shown below was vibration tested per ISTA 3E for four hours
    • Abrasions were found on the outer ring; no other damage or change in package noted

  • Top Load

    Assumptions

    • 1 tray = 11.4lbs (.944 lb per filler can, .085 lb for corrugated tray)
    • 17 trays per layer/12 layers per pallet
    • 55lb pallet weight
    • 4 pallet stack
    • Compensation factor of 3
    • Based on these assumptions, 136lb load would be applied to each Klear Can
    • Cans were conditioned at 100°F/90%RH for 72 hours prior to applying load for one hour
    • Average height change at the conclusion of the test was 0.01 inches

    Klear Can – Filled, Retorted

  • Retort Process

    • Processed successfully up to 130°C for 30 minutes
      • During the cooling phase pressure within the chamber must be maintained to prevent permanent plastic deformation
    • Has been used successfully in a batch process or continuous retort chamber

      Image courtesy of Campden BRI