Dansensor launches lowest leak detection system in modified atmosphere packages


Dansensor, an individual business unit of MOCON Inc., has developed a new leak testing system aimed at food processors to erase potential micro leaks in individual modified atmosphere packages (MAP).

The LeakProtego is fully automated and the first of its kind, detecting leaks at lower levels than ever before to improve package integrity and shelf life monitoring.

The Denmark-based corporation’s new system uses carbon dioxide (CO2) as a trace gas to detect leaks down to 50 microns – just 0.002 of an inch. Its technology is based on modular units which can test up to 12 packages per minute.

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