What is altitude testing?

Altitude testing is intended to provide for the anticipated reduction in air pressure when products and packages, that may be sensitive to low-pressure environments, are transported by air or by road over areas of high altitude. At Anecto Test Services, a vacuum chamber is used for altitude testing to simulate changes in air pressure.

Sealed liquid containers or non-porous/non-breathable packages, in particular, may be adversely affected by high altitude environments.

Testing at Anecto is in compliance with ASTM D6653.

Guidance Documents/Standards:

  • ISO 11607
  • ASTM D6653 – Standard Test Methods for Determining the Effects of High Altitude on Packaging Systems by Vacuum Method

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