AKUSTRON Air Permeability

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AKUSTRON measures the air permeability of filter papers, nonwovens and textile fabrics within seconds. Easily transportable, this unit is ideal for monitoring material on the production line, inspecting incoming material on-site and on-going quality control in the lab. Constructed of the most rugged materials, the AKUSTRON withstands the demands of constant usage.

AKUSTRON Air Permeability

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AKUSTRON measures the air permeability of filter papers, nonwovens and textile fabrics within seconds. Easily transportable, this unit is ideal for monitoring material on the production line, inspecting incoming material on-site and on-going quality control in the lab. Constructed of the most rugged materials, the AKUSTRON withstands the demands of constant usage.

Operation

Automated testing ensures there are no user related variables. The sample is inserted into the slot, and the lever is pulled forward. This clamps the sample and begins the testing automatically. The method of measurement is based on two, long-life approved speakers. The speaker in the lower enclosure generates an oscillating air-column which displaces air through the test sample. A second speaker in the upper enclosure works as a sensor and measures the amount of air that passes through the clamped sample. The measurement is completed in about 3seconds, and results are shown immediately on the integrated digital display. An RS-232 interface is able to send the test data directly to a PC.

AKUSTRON software is included and automatically displays the test data into an already opened spreadsheet. The data can also be downloaded directly to a company's existing quality control program.

The ease of operation ensures highly repeatable results and studies have proven that the results correlate accurately with DIN 53 887, DIN 53 120, ISO9237 and ASTM D 737-96. A brass test-plate is available to check the accuracy on a regular basis.

Features

  • Hand lever, automated testing
  • 14,2 mm high digital display
  • Brass test-plates for accuracy verification
  • RS-232 interface cable option
  • Industry Standards: DIN 53 887, DIN 53 120, ISO 9237,and ASTM D 737-96
  • In only seconds, the AKUSTRON measures the air permeability of filter paper, nonwovens and textile fabrics.
  • It offers an operating range between 4 and 400 cfm and is as simple as inserting the sample and pulling the lever. After 3 seconds, the value is shown on the digital display.

Additional Information

Industry Nonwovens, Tissue
Dimensions 160 x 270 x 200 mm [6.3 x 10.6 x 8 in] (W x L x H)
Testing Property Air Permeability
List of Standards DIN 53 887, DIN 53 120, ISO9237, ASTM D 737-96
Measuring range 30 to 3000 l/m2.s a Δp = 200 Pascal (30 to 3000 mm/s. a Δ p = 200 Pascal Permeabilidad al Aire entre: 4 a 400 cfm (cb.ft/sq.ft.min) a Δ p = 0.5” H2O = 127 Pascal
Power Requirements 110V 50 or 60Hz
Power Consumption 30 V/A
Power Fuse 500 mA
Data Interface RS-232 serial interface, Baud Rate: 9600, Parity: None, Address: 1