Materials Testing Laboratory - Bioscience Labs
1765 South 19th Ave Bozeman, MT    
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Materials Testing Laboratory

Materials Testing Laboratory

BioScience Laboratories (BSLI) can support manufacturers of bandages, dressings, and their combinations with our Materials Testing services. The BSLI Laboratory is temperature and humidity controlled to provide you the testing conditions necessary to make your submission and marketing claims. Our scientists will provide data on your materials and adhesives with the following methods:

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AATCC

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorist (AATCC), is an internationally recognized association that provides testing methods for testing fibers and fabrics to...

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AATCC - 100

Antimicrobial Finishes on Textile Materials This test method provides a quantitative procedure for the evaluation of the degree of antibacterial activity. Assessment of antiba...

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ASTM

These are among the most commonly used ASTM methods, please note that these are not our only capabilities. After discussing your needs with our experts, we are able to purchas...

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ASTM - D5035

Dry Strength Testing and Wet Strength Testing This test determines the breaking force and elongation of textile fabrics used for dressing or bandage material. There are provi...

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ASTM - D3330/D3330M

Adhesive Strength Testing These test methods are used on pressure-sensitive tapes to show the relative bond strength of a given tape to one or more surfaces. The surface type ...

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ASTM - D3574

Sections E & F Tensile Test & Tear Resistance Test These test methods are designed to test the strength of flexible cellular materials, specifically “Slab, Bonded, and...

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ASTM - D903

Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds This standard test method is used to determine the comparative peel or stripping strength of adhesive bonds when tested on standar...

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ASTM - D3330

Peel Adhesion of Pressure Sensitive Tape This test method is a tool for quality assurance to provide data regarding the requirements for a minimum and maximum peel value for a...

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ASTM - D1876

T-Peel Test This test method is designed to determine the relative peel resistance of your tape adhesive to flexible surfaces. This method can be performed under environmenta...

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ASTM - D6195

Adhesive Loop Tack Strength Test This standard test method is used to determine the tack strength of pressure-sensitive adhesives. This method can be performed under environme...

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ASTM - F2258

Tensile Strength of Tissue Adhesives This test method provides a means for comparison of tissue adhesives strengths intended for use as surgical adhesives and/or sealants on s...

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ASTM - F2256

Strength Properties of Tissue Adhesive by T-Peel Loading This test method provides a means for comparison of tissue adhesives strengths intended for use as surgical adhesives...

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ASTM - D2979

The ASTM D2979 test method provides a quantitative measure of the pressure-sensitive tack of the adhesive. The method is designed to evaluate the adhesive mass itself and is s...

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EN

European Standard (EN) are documents that globally recognized that define best practices and requirements for test-methods. This is a list of BSLI’s most commonly practiced EN...

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EN 13726-1

Absorbency Testing Wound dressings are used to soak up or remove excess fluid. This test determines the amount of fluid the dressing can absorb. BSLI can perform this test to...

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EN 13726-2

MVTR Testing Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate test is performed on primary wound dressings to help you determine the effects of moisture on the wound upon which the dressings...

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EN 13726-3

Waterproofness This test method provides information on wound dressings that act as a barrier to moisture entering a wound. This test method places water under hydrostatic pr...

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EN 13726-4

Conformability This test method provides measures of the resistance to stretching, and the dressing’s ability to return to its original shape. The material is measured before ...

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JIS Standards

Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) are standardized testing methods for submitting your product data for submission in Japan....

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JIS L1902

Determination of Antibacterial Activity of Antibacterial Materials This standard test method evaluates the antibacterial activity of antibacterial finished textile products in...

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Clinical Antimicrobial Testing

Efficacy studies are used to validate your products intended purpose, substantiate claims and/or to gain an edge on your competition. Because labeling is regulated by the FDA,...

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Injection Site Protection

Injection sites are a common source of nosocomial infections. Proper pre-treatment and prophylaxis of these sites are important to reducing healthcare costs and improving pati...

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Wound Care

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. has worked with wound dressings for more than 20 years. We offer a way to sell your products for more bottom-line profit to you. We evaluate seve...

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Bandage and Wound Care Absorbency Testing

We possess the equipment and facilities to evaluate the absorbency and vapor permeability of bandage and wound care dressings....

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Bandage Material Physical Properties

The Materials Testing Lab features temperature and humidity control along with the ability to test for the following product characteristics: Tensile StrengthPeel AdhesionOur ...

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Hydration Property Testing for Wound Dressings

Studies using human subjects (intact skin) to determine the effectiveness of dressings in maintaining or augmenting skin hydration over time (e.g., alginates, foams, hydrocoll...

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Wound Healing Evaluations

Evaluations of the rate of cell proliferation, measured as a function of cellular protein expression (e.g., growth factors) in a 3-D model of wound reepithelialization....

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