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Windows 7 Support Has Ended...Check Your MAP4 Version for Windows 10 Compatibility

This year Windows has ended support for all Windows 7 versions.  MAP4 Software for your Thwing-Albert testing machines that is older than version 4.2 is not compatiblie with Windows 10.  Remember to check your version before you upgrade your company to  Windows 10.  You can find your version by going to the preferences tab and the version will appear in the pannel below.  Please click here to email a request for an updated version.   

PackExpo 2020 (Booth LU-7020)- Chicago, IL

Join Thwing-Albert this fall in Chicago for the PACK EXPO International Show. We will have equipment on location for demonstrations and we look forward to learning more about your testing needs. Check back for a complimentary pass to visit us at Booth LU-7020.

Total Testing Laboratory Solutions from Thwing-Albert

Testing laboratories are constantly working to improve product quality, and Thwing-Albert Instrument Company can help provide a single-source solution for updating and maintaining the testing machines used daily to verify that materials are meeting industry standards including ISO, ASTM and many others.

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PaperCon 2020 (Booth 301) - Atlanta, GA

Visit our Booth 301 PaperCon 2020 will be April 26-29, 2020 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. Learn more about our materials testing equipment and discuss your upcoming needs with our experts.  The new ProTear Touch will be avaialble for demonstrations.

Celebrating 120 Years in 2019

Thwing-Albert Instrument Company is celebrating its 120th year in business. This is a testament to the core values of the company. The emphasis on customers and quality always lead the decisions of day to day business. The employees are valued for their contributions and longevity that equates to successful years of ongoing business.

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Lab Review Complimentary from Thwing-Albert

Make sure your lab is equipped with the right testing machines to measure and evaluate quality! Request a complimentary lab review from Thwing-Albert.

Testing laboratories are constantly working to improve product quality. Thwing-Albert Instrument Company can help provide a single-source solution for updating and maintaining the testing machines used daily to verify that materials are meeting industry standards including ISO, ASTM, TAPPI and many others

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Updated Thwing-Albert Catalog

Thwing-Albert Product Catalog

We are pleased to announce our latest catalog is available for download.  The updated catalog provides an overview of the materials testing equipment available from Thwing-Albert Instrument Company.  This is a helpful resource to search for the right instruments for measuring the physical properties of your materials.  

This catalog was designed as a reference guide for customers as a supplement to the website catalog.

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Loop Tack Test for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

The loop tack test measures the contact tack of an adhesive tape that has been formed into a loop. The fixture meets the requirements for ASTM D6195, FINAT FTM 9 and PSTC 16.   When used with the Vantage NX Universal Tensile Tester, a pair of grips hold the sample and the fixture during the test.  The Vantage NX Tester is paired with MAP4 Materials Testing Software which is configured to meet the industry standard and programs the test based on the method selected.  The sample’s adhesive properties are then displayed as real-time results including peak force to debond from the plate.

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Upgraded Option for Tensile Grips on the FP-2260 add Higher Capacity Testing.

The Thwing-Albert FP-2260 Friction/Peel Tester is designed as a compact instrument to measure coefficient of friction, peel strength, seal strength and tensile strength tests. This machine has a small footprint that is ideal for both laboratory and production floor materials testing of a variety of materials including flexible plastic films, paper, labels, tapes, nonwovens, textiles and other sheet materials.

Now, a new set of sample clamps are available for the FP-2260. These vise grips offer a higher capacity of 100N lbf, making it a cost-effective option for tensile, peel and seal strength testing.

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