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American Packaging Corporation Center for Packaging Innovation

Lab Location: 82-1165 

Primary Functions of Lab

This laboratory is a teaching laboratory, a production laboratory and a research laboratory all in one. Like its counterpart, 82-1145, it too employs upper level students involved in, primarily, plastics and innovative packaging research, but it also is used for teaching the engineering concepts needed in plastics materials testing.

Equipment and Highlights

Some of the equipment used includes (but is not limited to):

  • Tensile testers
  • Deflection testers
  • Extruders
  • Pelletizers
  • Dryers
  • Melt-flow indicators