moisture vapor transmission rate

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moisture vapor transmission rate

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MVTR

The rate at which a barrier permits moisture to penetrate or escape. In pharmaceutical packaging the moisture vapor transmission rate is one element that determines the shelf life and expiration of a medication.
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Despite evidence of good outcomes, management of fingertip injuries using high MVTR dressings like the IV3000 patch has not been well studied or utilized with patients.
High MVTR will eliminate excess condensation and reduce the risk of decay associated with it on the one hand and prevents excess dehydration.
Flexi-Free[R] 6985 is said to be the first high MVTR lidstock without a foil layer that is suitable for universal application.
Because transparent films manage wound drainage by MVTR, they are not absorbent and are not recommended for moderately-to-heavily draining wounds as a primary dressing.
Shield Pack foil-laminate packaging, in contrast, has an extremely low Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate (MVTR), one that exceeds all applicable Mil-Spec requirements.
The bags are said to have the lowest Moisture vapor Transmission Rate (MVTR) in the packaging trade; the bags typically maintain interior humidity at less than 5% over the course of several months.
The Dri-Shield 3000 MBB exceeds the MVTR requirement.
In addition to its high MVTR, ST-2546 offers all the performance and processing advantages of TPU, including high- and low-temperature resistance, durability, strength, a soft feel, and abrasion and chemical resistance.
Moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR), according to Hathcox, has a general correlation to the permeability of the package.
The thickness of the HDPE typically determines the moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR) of the film.
Thin Typical Typical Absorbent Hydrocolloid Acrylic Skin Adhesive Fluid Handling 2410 2,000-6,000 1,000-2,000 Capacity [g/[m.sup.2]-day] MVTR Component 61% 10-25% 100% Absorption 39% 75-90% 0 Component Thickness [mu] 100 300-1,500 40-100 Properties of Vancive's Thin Absorbent Skin Adhesive compared with typical ranges for traditional hydrocolloid or acrylic adhesive products.