Permeation And Its Impact On Packaging

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Understanding Permeation and it's impact of packaging


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define Shelf life
    • A. 

      Shelf life is the length of time manufacturers want a product to remain on the shelf

    • B. 

      Shelf life is the length of time that products are given before they are considered unsuitable for sale

    • C. 

      Shelf life is the length of time a shelf will stay in place for a given weight of product

    • D. 

      Shelf life is the female form of the word "elf" and Shelf Life is the average life span of a female elf

  • 2. 
    What is permeation?
    • A. 

      A driving force that prompts a molecule to diffuse within a polymer

    • B. 

      Substances that naturally tend to move from a higher chemical potential to a lower one

    • C. 

      The movement of gases or vapors across (through) a packaging (barrier) material

    • D. 

      It's the original name given to dried meats now called jerky

  • 3. 
    Does permeation impact on shelf life?
    • A. 

      Permeation has no impact on shelf life

    • B. 

      Permeation greatly influences the shelf life

    • C. 

      Permeation greatly influences the shelf life, but only frozen products

    • D. 

      It's jerky, that stuff lasts for ever

  • 4. 
    What is the sweet spot of a package?
    • A. 

      Material in a package that has a low value of combined S and D values for a particular penetrant

    • B. 

      The point where a permeant dissolves at the polymer interface

    • C. 

      The intersection between effective marketing, product protection and cost.

    • D. 

      The spot were jam has leaked out of the product and stuck to the package, makes it easy to lick off

  • 5. 
    When is the best time to start designing a package?
    • A. 

      First thing in the morning

    • B. 

      Package design is best done in conjunction with the development of the product

    • C. 

      Package design can be done just before the product goes to market

    • D. 

      Package design can be done after the product has proved it's success measured by sales numbers

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