VantageNX Duo Tensile Tester (5kN)

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Quick Overview

The VantageNX Duo-5 is a dual column testing frame that is the ideal solution for applications that require larger grip and sample areas and a 5kN capacity.

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.

Capacity:  5kN (1125 lbs)

5kN Universal Testing Machine - Vantage NX Duo

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The VantageNX Duo Universal Testing Machine is a revamped design of the EJA Vantage Series of Tensile Testers.  This is a 5kN dual coulumn testing frame that allows for an unlimited test workspace depth and a total of 13.5" between columns.  The VantageNX Duo is commonly used to test a variety of materials including corrugated board, cardboard, plastic film, flexible packaging, food products, paper, paperboard, tissue paper, textiles, and many other varieties.  

  • VantageNX Duo [Dual Column]
    Capacity: 5kN, 1125 lbf
    Models: 26" (660 mm), 36" (915 m), 47" (1194 mm)
  • Ideal for Quality Control, Engineering, and for Research and Development
  • Dual Column Frame with 23” x 19” Footprint
  • 26-47" Travel
  • Automatic Electronic Calibration
  • One-Touch Auto Zero
  • Electronic Air Switches
  • Serial Load Cell Interface
  • Additional Available Universal Tester Options:
    • VantageNX-1
      Capacity: 1kN, 225 lbf
      Models: 24" (610 mm), 36" (915 m), 48" (1219 mm) 
    • VantageNX-2
      Capacity: 2kN, 450 lbf
      Models: 24" (610 mm), 36" (915 mm), 48" (1219 mm)
    • VantageNX-5
      Capacity: 5kN, 1125 lbf
      Models: 24" (610 mm), 36" (915 mm), 48" (1219 mm)
    • 10kN machines see the EJA Vantage Series

Thwing-Albert offers a wide range of grips, fixtures and accessories to outfit your VantageNX to enable the ability to meet many industry standards including ASTM, TAPPI, ISO, DIN, and others.  Some common standards include ASTM E4, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4.

Instrument Control Options (Choose One):

MAP4 Windows Based Software with Adjustable Keypad (PC required)
Touch Screen Instrument Controller for Simplified Test Control (no PC required)

  • MAP4™ Software
    This software equips the VantageNX with Windows® 7, 8 and 10 operating system compatibility.  It incorporates complex data analysis capabilities and detailed motion control to configure the machine to run unlimited test methods.  A magnetic test control keypad also provides convenient access to basic test functions. NOTE:  Computer not included.
  • Touch Screen Instrument Controller (Nexus® Tablet)
    When you choose the option to control the VantageNX using the touch screen tablet a built-in Bluetooth system allows the machine to run tests and provide reports as a stand-alone instrument without the need of a computer.  The touch screen instrument controller can run tensile, compression, peel and COF tests out of the box.  Testing setup is easy and minimal operator training is required.  Data can be exported through a wireless internet connection or printed on a network printer.  

Additional Information

Model Name 5kN Vantage NX Duo
Capacity 5kN (1125 lbf)
Industry Adhesives, Corrugated, Foils/Metals, Food Testing, Medical, Nonwovens, Packaging, Paper, Paperboard, Plastic Film, Pulp, Rigid Plastics, Rubber/Foam, Tissue, Textiles
Testing Property Adhesion, Burst, Compression, Coefficient of Friction, Elongation, Flexural Strength, Opening Force, Peel, Tensile, ZDT and more
List of Standards ASTM E4, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4
Force Capacity 5kN (1125 lbf)
Force Accuracy 10% to 100% Load Capacity: ±0.25% Measuring Value | Less than 10% Load Capacity: ±0.025% of Load Cell Capacity
Force Resolution 16 Bit A/D to 0.001 N
Position Resolution 0.6µ (0.00002 in)
Position Accuracy 2.5 µm/25 mm (± .0001 in.)
Crosshead Guidance Precision Ball Screw
Crosshead Speed 1 to 1000 mm/min (0.05 to 40 in)
Operating Environment Air Temperature 10° to 50° C
Storage Environment Air Temperature -25° to 70° C
Power Requirements 110V 50 or 60Hz, 220V 50Hz, 230V 50Hz
Safety Features Emergency Stop Button, upper and lower limit switches
System Control Computer Based
Software Available REQUIRES: MAP-4 Software OR Touch Screen Tablet

Computer Requirements

Operating System Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (Requires: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5)