New materials testing software leads the way for packaging testing

Lloyd Instruments, specialists in materials testing equipment, announces the launch of its NexygenPlus 4.1 materials testing software. Combined with the company’s advanced LS or LD Series materials testing machines, NexygenPlus 4.1 offers a strong solution for the packaging industry where tests of bottles, boxes, foams, strapping, paperboard, labels, seals, adhesives, and more can accurately be carried out in accordance with international standards. The test solution is ideal for testing the physical properties of raw material prior to processing, and for the development of new packaging design.

NexygenPlus 4.1 – As Easy as it Gets
Like its predecessor, the powerful Windows-based NexygenPlus 4.1 software holds a vast library of pre-defined test setups for a wide range of applications including friction, top load, tear resistance, extrusion, and seal strength, which makes the software quick and easy to operate. The user can also choose to create custom multi-stage tests for more complex or unique test requirements.

An Intuitive User Interface
New to the 4.1 version of NexygenPlus is the intuitive user interface, which resembles the Microsoft Office user interface, to give its users a familiar feeling when they enter the software the first time. Additionally, the navigation has been simplified to improve the ease of use while maintaining the original advanced functionality that characterizes the popular NexygenPlus software.

Video Capture and Playback
Entire tests can be videoed and synchronised with the stress/strain data and replayed for detailed post-test analysis. A powerful optional security and audit trail module provides 100% traceability and the software provides full automation capacity for automatic testing.

A Flexible Software
NexygenPlus 4.1 interacts with Excel and Word and offers its user the possibility of automatically transferring test results directly to the organizations’ own templates without user intervention. Live graphs are available during testing, SPC data is continuously monitored, and built-in export utilities assist direct connection to LIMS systems.

A Complete Solution
NexygenPlus 4.1 can be purchased as an upgrade to older NexygenPlus versions, or as part of a complete solution including IQ/OQ and result calculation verification. Batch files used with previous versions of the software can be imported to NexygenPlus 4.1 so existing customers can seamlessly transition to the new version. To learn more about the solutions offered, contact Lloyd Instruments or visit

About Lloyd Instruments
Lloyd Instruments, a brand under AMETEK Sensors, Test & Calibration (STC), offers a comprehensive range of materials testing equipment for testing medical devicespharmaceuticalspackagingfoodspringsplasticrubber, and metal. AMETEK STC is a part of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion. To learn more visit


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