C301B Water Vapor Transmission Rate Test System

C301B Water Vapor Transmission Rate Test System is designed and manufactured based on infrared sensor method and conforms to the requirements of ASTM F1249 and ISO 15106-2. This instrument can be used to measure the water vapor transmission rate of barrier materials with high and medium moisture barrier properties with a wide testing range and high testing efficiency. C301B is applicable to determination of water vapor permeability of plastic films, sheeting, paper, packages and other relative packaging materials in food, pharmaceutical, medical apparatus, consumer goods, photovoltaic and electronic industries, etc.

  • Films
    Water vapor transmission rate test of various plastic films, paper-plastic composite films, coextruded films, aluminized films, aluminum foils, aluminum foil composite films, glass fiber aluminum foil composite films and many others
  • Sheets
    Water vapor transmission rate test of PP, PVC and PVDC sheets, metal foils, rubber pads, silicon wafers and other sheet materials
  • Equipped with Labthink patented infrared sensor, conforming to ASTM F1249, non-consumable type with ultra-long service life.
  • Support temperature control to satisfy tests under different conditions.
  • Built-in high-quality stainless steel test cell with better sealing performance.
  • Imported manual isolation valve and flow regulator are adopted for better sealing performance and lower failure rate.
  • Industrial computer appearance design, small size and fast cooling.
  • Reference film is provided for quick calibration.
  • The system adopts single-chip microcomputer control and can run independently.
  • The test report can be exported in common formats such as EXCEL and PDF.
  • Support micro printer, automatically print test data (optional).
  • Equipped with RS232 data interface, which can be connected to computer software for curve analysis, data storage, report printing, etc. (optional).

ASTM F1249, ISO 15106-2, GB/T 26253, JIS K7129, YBB00092003-2015

Test Parameters

Parameters/Model C301B
Testrange g/(m2·day) (Standard area 50cm2) 0.1~40
Resolution g/(m2·day) 0.1
Test temperature oC 15~50
Temperature resolution oC 0.1
Temperature fluctuation oC ±0.5
Test humidity note3 %RH 4%RH~100%RH±2%(Saturated salt solution)
Extended Function GMP Computer System requirement Optional

Technical Specifications

Test Cell 1 Cell
Specimen Size 3.8" x 3.8"(9.7cm x 9.7cm)
Specimen Thickness <=120 Mil(3mm)
Standard test area 50cm2
Test Gas 99.999% High purity nitrogen(Outside of supply scope)
Gas Pressure 7.2 PSI / 50 kPa
Port Size 1/8" Metal tube
Instrument Dimension 12.9" H x 16.9" W x 15.7" D (33cm x 43cm x 40cm)
Power Supply 120VAC±10% 60Hz / 220VAC±10% 50Hz(one of two)
Net Weight 50Lbs(23kg)

Product Configuration

Standard Configuration Instrument mainframe, TC03 temperature control device, porous ceramic plate, sampler, vacuum grease
Optional Parts Professional software, GMP Computer System requirement, Micro-printer

Note 1: The described product functions are subject to the specification in "Technical Parameters".

Note 2: The parameters in the table are measured in Labthink laboratory by professional operators according to the requirements and conditions stapulated in laboratory environmental standards.

Note 3: Different humidity can be achieved by immersing porous ceramic plate is in different saturated salt solutions, see ASTM E 104.

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