Cobb–Unger oil absorbance test for paper and board

In this test, castor oil is used to evaluate the oil absorbance of a paper or board product. This test can be used to evaluate how well the sample can be used in packing oily foodstuff. In the test, oil is applied on top of the sample with a L&W Cobb sizing tester and the mass of oil that is absorbed by a set time period is expressed as grams per square meter (g / m2).

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board
Minimum sample amount
Kaksi A4-arkkia
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
SCAN P37:77
Method expert
Ville Roininen
Ville Roininen

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136 €
First sample: 136 €
Additional samples: 84 € per sample

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