Plastics And Packaging

Plastics and packaging materials need to deliver the performance they were designed too!

NZWTA independent testing services, test a wide range of products to support validation and help provide confidence in your investment and product design.

NZWTA Textiles and Materials test a wide range of materials including plastic films and packaging. 

Tensile testing measuring strength and elongation.

Tear resistance measures the force necessary to create a tear in the material

Burst strength measures the resistance of the material to bursting

Materials may be plastic films through to HDPE fabrics 

Contact us about plastics and packaging tests

Products we regularly test:

  • Plastic films
  • Bio plastic films
  • HDPE Wool Packs
  • Canvas

Request a test

Request a Plastics or Packaging Test via the online form here or email the team directly at for more information.

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