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R&D Laboratory

Fords has comprehensive laboratory facilities which provide extensive support to the entire business. The lab gives Fords the ability to objectively test every aspect of foil cap design and performance in areas such as new projects & enquiries, R&D into foil cap design and application, machinery development and existing customer projects.

Fords laboratory facilities include equipment to test foil cap strength, foil co-efficient of friction, analysis and optimisation of sealing cycle, seal head development, pull tab design & performance, foil cap peel curve analysis and foil cap burst strength analysis.