Elongation Test of Infusion Solution Bag

  • Mecmesin


Fresenius Kabi, global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products and delivery systems for infusion therapies and clinical nutrition, needed to ascertain the elongation capacity of a polyolefin film used in the manufacture of an infusion solution container. The customer could not find a test stand on the market with sufficient crosshead travel to effect the required elongation of the material.


Mecmesin’s distributor Precitool Mexico supplied the customer with an AFG 1000N force gauge, a set of Pneumatic Grips and a MultiTest 1 motorised stand, specially adapted to provide an increased crosshead travel of 1000mm. This custom-engineered system has enabled Fresenius Kabi to improve their production quality control, as they are now able to perform a conclusive tensile test on the film to ensure it can withstand the required 500% elongation.


• MultiTest 1 kN test stand
• AFG 1000N Force Gauge
• Pneumatic grips

Supplied to

Fresenius Kabi, Mexico

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  • Jeff West
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  • Created 12 Oct 2016
  • Modified 17 Oct 2016
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