Medical Device Tyvek® Seal Quality And Peel Strength

Source: PTI Packaging and Inspection Systems
Tyvek Tray

Medical device packages face unique challenges along with stringent requirements. Class III medical devices must maintain product sterility for the duration of the product’s shelf-life, and upon use, must be easy to open. Seal strength is critical for a product to survive transportation, shipping, and storage. Peelability of the pouch is equally as critical, providing those in a surgical environment the ability to deliver a device effectively into the sterile field while maintaining sterility.

The distinct challenge is that the package must exhibit durable seals that can be peeled easily, which requires control of the sealing process to ensure quality and uniformity of the entire seal. Learn about non-destructive detection methods of seal quality issues.

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