Products by Industry

Select your industry of interest from the menu on the left to find materials testing equipment to meet your needs. The products below are some of the popular instruments manufactured by Thwing-Albert Instrument Company for measuring the physical properties of a variety of materials.

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  1. Thwing-Albert Universal Testing Machine - EJA Vantage

    EJA Vantage Series Tensile Testers

    The Vantage Tensile Tester offers many fixtures for tensile testing, COF and other tests for the plastic film, flexible packaging, food packaging, paper, paperboard, tissue paper, textiles testing, and many other industries.  This universal materials testing frame can be setup for many tests when combined with the right grips and fixtures.

    - Capacities ranging from 1kN to 10kN
    - Windows 7 compatible with MAP-4 Software

      

  2. QC-3A Universal Materials Tester

    QC-3A Universal Testing Machine

    Thwing-Albert's QC Electronic Materials Testers provide quality solutions and have earned a well-deserved reputation as an easy-to-use, dependable testing platform. The QC-3A upholds the standards of the QC line while adding the functionality of a RS-232 interface, a digital load controller and enhanced software. Ideal for tensile, compression, coefficient of friction and peel analysis, the QC-3A is an extremely flexible, cost-effective testing system. The single-screw frame provides up to 1100 lbs (5kN/500 kg) tensile force with extremely accurate control throughout the entire load range. The digital load controller ensures extremely accurate, reliable test data.

      

  3. ProGage Thickness Tester

    ProGage Thickness Tester

    The ProGage utilizes the most advanced technology to quickly and accurately measure the thickness of sheeted materials such as paper, plastic film, tissue and toweling, nonwovens, and textiles.

      

  4. Friction Tester with Heated Platen

    Heated Platen FP-2260 Friction/Peel Tester

    The heated platen allows for testing at elevated temperatures.  Ideal for plastic film testing.  Its small bench top design makes the FP-2260 light weight allowing it to be used in a laboratory or setup out on the production floor for offline testing as needed.

    Temperature range from:
    21C to176.7C
    (70F to 350F)

    Plastic film, adhesives, labels and packaging materials are ideally tested with the FP-2260 heated platen option.

      

  5. Thwing-Albert Vantage NX

    Vantage NX Universal Testing Machine

    The VantageNX Universal Testing Machine is a powerful tool that can be equpped to meet a variety of materials testing needs.  Many fixtures and grips are available for tensile testing, COF and other tests for the plastic film, flexible packaging, food packaging, paper, paperboard, tissue paper, textiles testing, and many other industries.  This universal materials testing frame can be setup for many tests when combined with the right grips and fixtures.

    - Capacities - 1kN & 2kN
    - Windows 7 & 8 compatible with MAP-4 Software

      

  6. FP-2260 Friction/Peel Tester

    FP-2260 Friction/Peel Tester

    This Coefficient of Friction Tester (COF) / Peel Tester can measure static and kinetic coefficient of friction as well as run seal strength tests, 180° peel, 90° peel, and T-peel tests.  The FP-2260 also offers a tensile test mode to perform lightweight tensile tests up to 10 kg (22 lbf).    

    Its small bench top design makes the FP-2260 light weight allowing it to be used in a laboratory or setup out on the production floor for offline testing as needed. 

    Plastic film, paper, paperboard, adhesives, labels and packaging materials are ideally tested with the FP-2260.  

    Replaces the FP-2255.

      

  7. Electronic Elmendorf Tear Tester

    Electronic Elmendorf ProTear

    Enjoy the reliability of the ProTear Tear Tester. The Tear Tester offers the convenience of a user-friendly instrument that gives you more information quicker and easier than other devices. This tear tester makes tear testing a very easy test to perform.

      

  8. 1270 Score Bend Tester

    1270 PCA Score Bend & Opening Force Tester

    The 1270 PCA measures the force to open or bend paperboard and scored paper carton.

      

  9. Handle-O-Meter

    Handle-O-Meter

    Measure the combined effects of flexibility and surface friction of sheeted materials including nonwovens, tissue, toweling, film and textiles with the Handle-O-Meter. 

      

  10. Inkometer 1100

    Inkometer 1100

    Simulating the dynamic conditions that occur in the ink-distributing system of a press, the Inkometer provides reliable data on the tack and length of ink.

      

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