Domestic packages with screw tops: Openability (NT CONS 006)

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  • Report #: NT CONS 006
  • Approved: September 1984
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The function of the test is to measure the torques re to open certain domestic packages with screw tops.

The test can be used to decide whether the breaking torque of a screw top package is acceptable or not for a (selected) sample of consumers.

This can be done by comparing the test result, i.e. the breaking torque, with the torque which the (selected) sample of consumers can apply when opening this kind of package.


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