This water vapor transmission rate (WTVR) testing system with 7 test cells is ideal for those in need of high throughput permeation testing. It can test both flat films and finished packages in quality control and research and development applications. Complies with ASTM F-1249 and TAPPI T557.

  • Complies with ASTM F-1249. TAPPI T557. JIS K7129
  • Quick Start functionality
  • Seven test cells
  • Pneumatic clamping
  • Automatic electronic flow control
  • CFR21 Part 11 compliant
  • Multiple-user situations are standard
  • Test up to seven films or finished packages simultaneously in any combination
  • Easy film placement with removable test cells
  • Operator friendly Windows® based software
  • Easy sample preparation
  • Detailed individual test reports and summary module test reports
  • Cells are designed to accommodate blister packs for use in the pharmaceutical industry
  • WVTR Test Range: (See Note 1)
    • 5C above ambient to 50C (standard)
    • 5C – 50C (with optional computer controlled external bath)
  • Standard RH Testing (No salts required):
    • Films and packages-100% RH
    • Computer compensated results-1% – 99% RH (fickian materials only)
  • Test Sample Size:
    • Films: 4.25 in x 4.25 in (10.8 cm x 10.8 cm)
    • Packages: Up to 3 liters per package
  • Number of Test Cells: Seven-50 cm2
  • Expandable up to 10 modules (70 test cells)
  • Built-in Reference Cell (Standard)
  • Selectable Zero Compensation (Standard)
  • Automatic Flow Control and Compensation (Standard)
  • Automatic Temperature Control (Standard)
  • Computer, Monitor, Printer and WinPerm® Permeability Software (Standard)
Note #1
Carrier Flow Sample g/(m2 · day) g/(100 in2 · day) g/(pkg · day)
100 cc/min Unmasked 0.035 – 100 0.0023 – 6.45 0.00018 – 0.5
Masked 0.35 – 1000 0.023 – 64.5 -------
10 cc/min Unmasked 0.005 – 10 0.0003 – 0.65 0.00003 – 0.05
Masked 0.05 – 100 0.003 – 6.5 --------