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TF210 - Martindale Abrasion & Pilling​ Tester

Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester is an instrument used to measure the abrasion and pilling resistance of all types of textile structures. The test involves rubbing fabric samples against known abrasives for a specified number of cycles, under constant pressure and in constantly changing directions.

The amount of abrasion or pilling is then evaluated against standard parameters to determine the strength of the fabric. The Martindale pilling and abrasion testing machine has a unique design that allows individual specimen holders to be removed for examination without lifting the top motion plate.

The equipment is available with 4, 6, or 9 test positions.


 
The Drive system is PLC, programmable control with a large touch-screen.
 
 
Abrasion test
Max stroke of movement: 60.5 +/- 0.5 mm

Weight of holder and spindle: 198 +/- 2 g
 
 
 
Pilling test
Max stroke of movement: 24 +/- 0.5 mm
Weight of holder and spindle: 155 +/- 1 g
 
Included Accessories (1 for each station)
 
 
Abrasion test (ISO 12947-1)
- Mounting weight (2.5 +/- 0.5 kg, for both abrasion and pilling test)
- Pilling instruments holders (Ø 38 mm)
- Loading Weights (395 +/- 7 g)
- Loading Weights (595 +/- 7 g)
 
 
Pilling Test (ISO 12945-2)
- Linear adaptor. To convert to straight-line motion.
- Sample Retaining Rings for pilling test
- Pilling test holders (diameter 90mm)
- Loading Weights (260 +/- 1 g)



1 Auxiliary device for specimen mounting.
1 Drawing pen.

One set of abradant fabric, wool felt, and backing foam for each workstation.

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