To squeeze, or not to squeeze, that is an interesting question!

Squeeze testing, also sometimes known as simulated impact testing is a destructive test that can be performed on glass containers during the manufacturing process. This is a test usually implemented in line and therefore to which all produced containers can be submitted. It is common to see this test equipment installed in many plants of specific glass manufacturers groups but for many others glass manufacturers as well this is an equipment almost unknown or unheard off. So it deserves that we look at its pros and cons. Squeeze testing involves placing a glass container under stress to cause weak containers to break. Those “weak containers” have surface flaws or stress concentrators that lea

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