TABER Shear / Scratch Tester


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TABER Shear / Scratch Tester - 1

Shear/Scratch Tester 550/551 Surface Finish Testing Precision instrument measures damage to surfaces not classified as ordinary wear. Using interchangeable tools, the Taber Shear / Scratch Tester is used to measure the susceptibility of material surfaces to marring, shearing, gouging, scratching, scraping, engraving, and other similar physical damage not classified as ordinary wear. Established tester can be used in diverse applications. Useful in quality control as well as materials and product development, the applications are diverse. The Shear / Scratch Tester is ideal for evaluating adhesive qualities of surface coatings, detecting the lack of homogeneity in comparative materials, rating similar or competitive materials, or analyzing the effects of age under controlled environmental conditions. Test a wide range of products. Precision, calibrated weights provide a flexible testing range for a variety of products. The Shear / Scratch Tester can test rigid organic materials, adhesive coatings, paints, powder coatings, anodized materials, soft metals, synthetics, linoleum, laminates, plastics, glass, plus many others.

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Shear/Scratch Tester 550/551 Surface Finish Testing Available In Two Models: Model 550 115V, 60Hz Turntable speed 0.5 rpm Model 551 230V, 50Hz Turntable speed 5 rpm Shear / Scratch Tester Includes: 500 Gram Calibrated Weight ( 2 each) S-20 Precision Ground Tungsten Carbide Tool Conical Diamond Tool 10x Measuring Magnifier Spirit Bubble Level Hex Wrench Standard Features: Constant speed motor Balanced, calibrated scale beam Variable load from 0 - 1000 grams Adjustable gage block tests up to 1/2"(12.5mm) thick specimens Soft touch ON/OFF switch Interchangeable tools Interchangeable Tools:...

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