tear testing device / materials / for textiles / for paper



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    materials, for textiles, for paper


The PowerTear is the most versatile Elmendorf tearing tester of its kind available. It is designed to provide accurate results while being easy to use. Paper, cardboard, plastic, textiles, and nonwovens are all materials that can be tested using the PowerTear. Electronic braking and two button release make the instrument safe while a rotary encoder, pendulum balance control, and a bearing on the release pin make it accurate and reliable. Lever clamps make sample loading faster and easier for the operator. The versatility of the PowerTear allows for a wide range of capability for testing both light and heavy weight materials. -Test weights and check weights A-D included (8 N, 16 N, 32 N, 64 N)
-Test weight and check weight E available separately (128 N)
-Lever clamps for quick and easy sample loading
-Rotary encoder provides greatest accuracy available
-Electronic braking system halts the pendulum after the test for user safety
-Seven units of measure from which to choose
-Ability to adjust zero balance of pendulum
-Solid base plate provides stable test platform and eliminates instrument shift
-Two hand release mechanism keeps operators safe
-Results display on the instrument ‘s LCD display
-Software included for downloading and storing results