Products by Standards

When it comes to ensuring that your materials adhere to industry quality standards, our testing instruments are designed to meet your diverse testing needs. Thwing-Albert is dedicated to offering a comprehensive solution for testing the physical properties of your materials, ensuring compliance with various requirements, including ASTM, ISO, TAPPI, and an extensive list of industry-specific standards.

Thwing-Albert’s materials testing machines are adept at meeting common standards across a spectrum of industries, encompassing manufacturers of adhesives, flexible packaging, nonwovens, paper, plastic film, tissue, textiles, and more. Noteworthy standards include ASTM E4, ASTM F88, ASTM D790, ASTM D791, ASTM D882, ASTM D3330, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4, TAPPI T494, TAPPI T541, TAPPI T811, TAPPI T825, and TAPPI T839.

Our capabilities encompass dedicated testing machines designed for specific standards, and extend beyond the listed norms by harnessing the versatility of the custom configuration available with the VantageNX Universal Materials Testing Machine (UTM) and MAP4 Software. The proper selection of grips and fixtures not only broadens our ability to meet additional standards but also addresses the unique materials testing challenges of customers through tailored and customized testing solutions.

Material Testing Standards

Thwing-Albert offers an extensive catalog of equipment and testing systems to meet worldwide manufacturing and industrial standards.

  • ASTM:ASTM International standards are accepted globally for evaluating material properties and performance, helping to improve quality control and new product development.
  • ISO:International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards are critical worldwide for quality control, research and new product development. 
  • TAPPI:Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) standards involve test methods and other procedures that help evaluate and measure material property performance in the pulp, paper and packaging industries.
  • BSI: The British Standards Institution (BSI) is a United Kingdom organization offering technical standards to promote industry uniformity, waste reduction and consumer protection. 
  • EDANA:EDANA is a leading global organization that creates testing guidelines and standards for nonwovens and related products.
  • INDA:INDA is a worldwide association that develops testing standards to promote innovation and advancement in the nonwoven industry.
  • AFERA: The European Adhesive Tape Association (AFERA) develops industry standards for testing tapes and adhesives used by manufacturing facilities, distributors and other organizations worldwide.
  • DIN:Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. (DIN) is the German Institute for Standardization and the ISO governing body for Germany that creates testing standards for a broad material and product range.
  • EN:European Norm (EN) standards represent material testing standard procedures recognized by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC).
  • FINAT:FINAT is a French international association promoting product development and technologies in the labeling industry. 
  • NWSP:Nonwoven Standard Procedures (NWSP) is a partnership between EDANA and INDA to publish industry-accepted testing procedures for nonwoven products.
  • PSTC: The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) establishes material testing standards for evaluating properties related to the performance of pressure-sensitive tape.
  • TLMI: The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) is an association that develops global manufacturing and product standards for the label industry.

Browse Thwing-Albert Products by Standard to Find the Testing Solutions You Need

Thwing-Albert has been a worldwide leader in designing superior-quality material testing solutions for over a century. We offer unparalleled technical expertise and customer service to help find the most accurate, efficient and cost-effective equipment, regardless of the material testing standard. Contact us today for additional product information or to request a quote.