The Hanatek range of packaging test equipment was acquired by Rhopoint Instruments in 2006 and since this time, the product range has expanded to incorporate a variety of instruments to provide manufacturers and users of flexible packaging material with consistently faster packaging speeds.
Hanatek is Rhopoint Instruments' brand name for our equipment range which measures parameters for materials used in the packaging industry.
Sold, supported and serviced via a world-wide distribution network, Hanatek products can be found in a variety of industries including: carton based packaging, plastic film, tissue, textile and extruded plastic
Key parameters measured by Hanatek products include:
|Coefficient of Friction||Advanced Friction Tester|
|Carton crease and stiffness||Crease & Board Stiffness Tester|
|Carton opening force||Carton Force Analyser|
|Thickness||Precision Thickness Gauge|
|Rub Resistance||Rub & Abrasion Tester|
|Melt flow||Melt Flow Indexer|
|Sample Preparation||Universal Sample Cutter|
Our instruments are designed to be used in both research and development and production environments in numerous industries including: plastic film, carton board, paper, corrugated board, textile, inks and coatings, labels etc.
All Hanatek branded products are designed and manufactured by Rhopoint Instruments located in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, UK.
Our products are distributed by an experienced global network of agents and distributors, many of which are factory authorised calibration and repair centres which have been partner companies for more than 10 years.
Rhopoint Group of companies comprises of:
Rhopoint Instruments – Manufacturer of test equipment primarily focussed towards appearance quality. The company was founded in 1988 as a manufacturer of glossmeters. Since this time, the range has developed and grown to test not just gloss but many other parameters of total surface quality including orange peel / DOI, haze, texture, defect analysis, shade and opacity and MFFT. In 2014 a range of test instruments for liquid coatings was introduced to measure primarily viscosity- Krebs Viscometer, Cone and Plate Viscometer, Flow cups.
Rhopoint Components – Distributor of precision electronic components and sensor products, established in 1975.
Rhopoint Sourcing – Supports purchasing teams within many sectors of industry including, aerospace, transportation, medical, and industrial electronics by securing supply of obsolete, allocated, end of life and otherwise hard to find electronic components.
Rhopoint Metrology – Established in 1978, Rhopoint Metrology (formerly Micron Metrology) is one of the leading providers of UKAS accredited calibration services in the UK offering both on and off site UKAS calibration to a range of industries including; aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, automotive, telecommunications and medical.
All Rhopoint companies operate to ISO9001:2015 Quality Management Systems.