Putting a Value to Softness with the VantageNX.

The quest for softness of an end user product can be quite subjective. However, when paired with MAP4 software, the VantageNX Universal Testing Machine can be used to calculate an objective softness value. Compression/softness results of high loft nonwovens can be evaluated to measure a combination of factors including sample loft, thickness, compressibility and structural softness. The test measures the material from the compression phase all the way through the relaxation phase of the material.

Configurable to Meet Industry Standards Including:    
NWSP 120.6, EDANA 30.4-89, ISO EN 9863-1:2005 and other ASTM, INDA, EDANA ISO, NWST, TAPPI, etc

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