VantageNX Tensile Testing Machine

The VantageNX Universal Testing Machine is a powerful tool that can be equipped to meet a variety of materials testing needs.  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.


The VantageNX Tensile Testing Machine is a revamped design of the EJA Vantage Series of Tensile Testers.  With a small footprint and ergonomic design testing can be completed efficiently with this instrument.  The VantageNX 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.

  • Ideal for Quality Control, Engineering, and for Research and Development
  • The small footprint and ergonomic design makes the VantageNX an asset in any testing laboratory
  • Ergonomic Frame
  • Single Column Frame with Small 16” x 17” Footprint
  • Dual Column Frame with 23” x 19” Footprint
  • 24-48″ Travel
  • Automatic Electronic Calibration
  • One-Touch Auto Zero
  • Electronic Air Switches
  • Serial Load Cell Interface
  • 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)
    • VantageNX Duo [Dual Column]
      Capacity: 5kN, 1125 lbf
      Models: 26″ (660 mm), 36″ (915 m), 47″ (1194 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, DIN, FINAT, ISO, PSTC, TAPPI, WSP and others.  Some common 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, TAPPI T839.

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


1kN, 2kN, 5kN

Crosshead Guidance

Precision Ball Screw

Crosshead Speed

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

Force Accuracy

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

Force Capacity

Varies by model from 5N (1.1 lbf) to 5kN (1125 lbf)

Force Measurement

Interchangeable load cells range from 5N (1.1 lbf) to 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, ASTM F88, ASTM D882, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4

Model Name


Operating Environment

Air Temperature: 10° to 50° C (50° to 122° F), Relative Humidity: 10% to 85% (Non-Condensing)

Position Resolution

0,6 µm (0.00002 inch)

Power Requirements

110V 50 or 60Hz, 220V 50Hz, 230V 50Hz, 240V 50Hz

Safety Features

Emergency stop button, upper & lower limit switches with over-travel protection and load cell overload protection.

Software Available


Storage Environment

Air Temperature: -25° to 70° C (-13° to 158° F), Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% (Non-Condensing)

System Control

PC Based

Testing Property

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


Vantage NX Tensile Tester