Elmendorf Tearing Tester


Elmendorf Tearing Tester (With Screw Driver, L- Key & Template) Range: 1600gm Accessories: a. Augmenting weight for 3200 gm capacity b. Augmenting weight for 6400 gm capacity The Tearing Strength of fabrics, Paper, Plastic Film, or other similar materials in sheet form is determined by measurement of work done in tearing through a fixed length of the test specimen using the Elmendorf tear tester. The Elmendorf Tear Tester consists of a brass sector pendulum pivoted on anti friction ball bearings over a vertical bracket fixed on a rigid metallic base. The test specimen, in shape of a rectangular, is held between two clamps, one of which is mounted on a pendulum and the other is mounted on the vertical bracket. The clamps are mounted in such a manner that their holding faces are aligned with each other when pendulum is released by lifting a release lever the action cause the pendulum to fall down under its weight & to tear the test specimen while doing so.

Laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Elmendorf Tearing Tester
  • Tearing Tester
  • Elmendorf Tearing Apparatus
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