Oxygen Gas Permeability Tester

The PMI Advanced Oxygen Gas Permeability Tester is able to measure oxygen transmission rate through plastic film, sheeting, coextrusions, metals, foils, laminated film, paper sheets, other barrier sheet metals, and packages. The instrument's measurement conforms to ASTM D3985 81.

Air Permeance Range0 - 600 cm3/m2/day
Resolution0.01 cm3/m2/day
Variable Sample Test Area2 - 65 cm2 (adjustable)
Sample Size100mm x 100mm
Sample Thickness10µ - 10mm
Pneumatic Clamping(180±30)N
Pressure RangeUp to (127 ± 0.02)kPa
Temperature Control Range15°C - 55°C with accuracy ± 0.1°C
Humidity Control15 - 90% RH with accuracy ± 1%
Pressurizing Gas

Clean, dry, compressed air

Any other nonflammable, noncorrosive gas

Pressure Transducer Range0 - 150 kPa
Reservoir Volume10 liters
Pressure Controller1.47 ± 0.02 kPa
Accuracy0.15% of reading
Repeatability± 1%
Mass Flow Transducer Range

5-150 ± 2 ml/min

50-500 ± 5 ml/min

300-3000 ± 20 ml/min

Power Requirements220-230V, 50Hz

    • Fully automatic
    • User- friendly, Windows-based software handles all control, measurement, data collection, and report generation; complete manual control also possible
    • Comes with computer equipped with real-time graphical test display which depicts testing status and results throughout operation
    • Ability to test more than one sample at a time
    • Provides fast and accurate results
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Able to maintain and control temperature and humidity
    • Wide range of acceptable sample types and sizes
    • Minimal maintenance required
    • Units in Gurley, Darcy, Frazier, and many others
    • Completely automated air permeability and surface tester
    • Pneumatic Clamping

    Optional Features

    • Permeability measurement of high flow rate samples like cartridges
    • Permeability of samples under compressive stress
    • Use of elevated test temperaturesand a wide variety of gases