AMETEK MOCON has unveiled its new carbon dioxide (CO2) permeation analyser, the PERMATRAN-C 4/30.

The analyser manufacturer launched the new product last week (12th March) to help labs perform fast and accurate CO2 transmission rate testing for quality control or R&D application.

Sharing details of the innovation, AMETEK MOCON said the product boasts many features offered by other MOCON permeation analysers, such as short test cycles, easy-to-use software, and automated control features.

Additionally, a two-cell cartridge testing system precisely measures the CO2 transmission rate (CO2TR) of barrier films and packages.

Commenting on the innovation, Jeff Jackson, Senior Global Product Manager at AMETEK MOCON, said, “The new PERMATRAN-C 4/30 Carbon Dioxide Permeation Analyser measures the CO2 transmission rate through films, packages, bottles, and package closure systems, so R&D and quality control labs know exactly how much CO2 is permeating through their samples.”

“Unlike other permeability testers that measure a surrogate for carbon dioxide, like gas pressure, we specifically measure CO2 gas concentration using proprietary infrared sensing technology to directly determine the CO2 transmission rate. As you would expect from a MOCON Permeation Analyser, we measure CO2TR to the lowest detection limits available in the market.”