VantageNX Duo Tensile Tester (5kN)

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)


The VantageNX Duo Universal Testing Machine is a revamped design of the EJA Vantage Series of Tensile Testers.  This is a 5kN dual column 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:

MAP4 Windows Based Software with Adjustable Keypad (PC required)

  • MAP4™ Software
    MAP4™ SoftwareThis software equips the VantageNX with Windows® 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.

Additional information


5kN (1125 lbf)

Crosshead Guidance

Precision Ball Screw

Crosshead Speed

1 to 1000 mm/min (0.05 to 40 in)

Force Accuracy

10% to 100% Load Capacity: ±0.25% Measuring Value, Less than 10% Load Capacity: ±0.025% of Load Cell Capacity

Force Capacity

5kN (1125 lbf)

Force Resolution

16 Bit A/D to 0.001 N


Adhesives, Corrugated, Foils/Metals, Food Testing, Medical, Nonwovens, Packaging, Paper, Paperboard, Plastic Film, Pulp, Rigid Plastics, Rubber/Foam, Tissue, Textiles

List of Standards

ASTM E4, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4

Model Name

5kN Vantage NX Duo

Operating Environment

Air Temperature 10° to 50° C

Position Accuracy

2.5 µm/25 mm (± .0001 in.)

Position Resolution

0.6µ (0.00002 in)

Power Requirements

110V 50 or 60Hz, 220V 50Hz, 230V 50Hz

Safety Features

Emergency Stop Button, upper and lower limit switches

Software Available


Storage Environment

Air Temperature -25° to 70° C

System Control

Computer Based

Testing Property

Adhesion, Burst, Compression, Coefficient of Friction, Elongation, Flexural Strength, Opening Force, Peel, Tensile, ZDT and more


Vantage NX Overview