LR-F061 Elmendorf Tear Tester

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General Details

♦  Elmendorf Tear Tester is controlled by computer with automatic and electronic measurement which is convenient for the operation

♦Pneumatic specimen clamping and automatic release of pendulum could avoid the system error effectively

♦Computer assisted horizontal adjustment system could maintain the instrument optimum status

♦Equipped with pendulums of multiple capacities

♦Professional software supports multi-unit data output

♦Equipped with RS232 port which is convenient to the data transmission and external connection

Principle & Standards

Lift the pendulum up to a certain height to give it an initial potential energy. The pendulum tears the specimen while swinging down. Computer calculates the decreased energy caused by tearing to obtain the required force for tearing.

ISO 6383-1-1983、ISO 6383-2-1983、 ISO 1974、GB/T16578.2-2009、GB/T 455、ASTM D1922、ASTM D1424、ASTM D689、TAPPI T414

Applications Specifications

Basic Applications Plastic films and sheets e.g. polyolefin, polyester and aluminum plastic composite films
Paper and Paperboard


Extended Applications Heavy Package Bags
Rubber Gloves
Wrapping Films
Paper Metro Tickets


Applications Specifications

Specifications  Elmendorf Tear Tester
Pendulum Capacity 200 gf, 400 gf, 800 gf, 1600 gf, 3200 gf, 6400 gf
Gas Supply Pressure 0.6 MPa (outside of supply scope)
Port of Gas Supply Φ4 mm PU Tubing
Instrument Dimension 480 mm (L) x 380 mm (W) x 560 mm (H)
Power Supply AC 220V 50Hz
Net Weight 23.5 kg (Basic Pendulum of 200 gf)


Standard configuration:
Mainframe, One Basic Pendulum, One Extra Weight, One Calibration Weight, Computer, Professional Software and Communication Cable

Optional Parts:
Basic Pendulum: 200gf, 1600gf
Extra Weight: 400gf, 800gf, 3200gf, 6400gf
Calibration Weight: 200gf, 400gf, 800gf, 1600gf, 3200gf, 6400gf, Sample Cutter

Note:The gas supply port of the instrument is Φ6 mm PU tubing;
Customers will need to prepare for gas supply .