What is a Heat Sealer and for What Purpose it is used?

What is a Heat Sealer and for What Purpose it is used?

It is critical in the packaging industry to utilize the appropriate items in order to convey materials without causing any damage. As a result, the items should be adequately wrapped to ensure that no errors occur while delivery. Presto lab heat sealer is a flexible testing machine that is used to perform sealing on flexible packaging materials and thermoplastic materials using heat and pressure by maintaining high temperatures. In the packaging industry, the packed items are pressed under a certain pressure that they cannot be harmed during transportation. Presto laboratory heat sealer will be used to measure the heat seal performance of composite films.

With the help of this lab testing equipment, you will be able to create an impermeable seal. This heat sealer will be able to frame the right seal and help the materials to deliver without any damage. Thus, you can easily rely on this lab testing instrument to ensure the proper delivery of the product. Here in this blog, we are going to discuss more information about laboratory heat sealers and how this testing equipment will serve to be beneficial in the packaging industry.

Introduction about laboratory heat sealer

When it comes to making a product functional and having strong barrier characteristics, the appropriate sealing of packing materials is crucial. As a result, if you want to extend the shelf life of the packaged item, make sure it's securely sealed. Thus, with the aid of this lab testing equipment from Presto Testing Instruments, you can ensure that the product will work optimally under all temperature settings.

The heat sealer is mainly used in packaging industries and industrial laboratories for the purpose of sealing one thermoplastic to another or similar thermoplastic using heat and pressure. The direct contact method of heat sealing utilizes a constantly heated die or sealing bar to apply heat to a specific contact area or path to seal or weld the thermoplastics together. Heat sealing is used for many applications, including heat seal connectors, thermally activated adhesives, film media, plastic ports, or foil sealing. There is a PID controller provided with the instrument that is best for controlling the temperature with high accuracy. There is a dwell timer provided with the machine which is used for setting the testing time up to 99.9 seconds. Besides this, the Presto lab heat sealer has been embedded with several features.

Below we have listed the features of this lab testing equipment.

Features of Seal testing instrument

The Presto heat sealing machine is widely used in the plastic industry to perform sealing on flexible packaging films using pressure and heat by maintaining high temperatures. The upper and lower jaw of the seal testing instrument has been embedded with separate temperature sensors and controllers. Below we have listed the features of the Presto lab heat sealer.

  • Easy installation.
  • Low maintenance.
  • High heating capacity from ambient to 2500 C.
  • Advanced PID controller for effective temperature control.
  • Auto tuning function provided with PID controller.

Technical Specifications of heat seal tester

    • Equipment Range: Ambient to 350ºC
    • Sealing Temperature Working range: Ambient to 230ºC
    • Accuracy: ± 1ºC
    • Least Count/Resolution: 0.1ºC
    • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
    • Sealing size:
      • 150*15 mm OR
      • 300*15 mm
    • Temperature Controller: 4 digit PID
    • Dwell Heat Seal time: 0.1 – 99.9 sec
    • Timer: 4 Digit Digital
    • Heat Sensor: Pt-100, Platinum Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD)
    • Sealing Pressure: 2 - 6 Bar
    • Any 1 of the two size options can be chosen as per the requirement
    • Temperature Controller: PID
    • Timer: Digital Preset type

With these features and technical specifications, you will be able to test the heat seal of flexible packaging films. This heat seal tester will be helpful in creating the thermal bonding of products that will help to make sure that no external temperature conditions would affect. With this lab testing instrument, you can easily test the seal of material at a certain pressure. You can also read about how this packaging film testing instrument will be helpful in the packaging industry.

If you wish to know the laboratory heat sealer pricediscounts, or any other information, then give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at info@prestogroup.com. Our team of technical experts will easily consult with you regarding all your requirements.

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