VantageNX Universal Testing Machine

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Product Name Price Qty
Vantage NX Tensile Tester (1kN)
Vantage NX Tensile Tester (2kN)
Vantage NX Tensile Tester (5kN)
Vantage NX Duo Tensile Tester (5kN)

Quick Overview

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.

- Capacities - 1kN, 2kN & 5kN
- Single & Dual Column Testing Frames
- Windows 7, 8 and 10 compatible with MAP4 Software

Thwing-Albert Vantage NX

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Vantage NX


The VantageNX Universal 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, TAPPI, ISO, DIN, and others.  Some common standards include ASTM E4, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4.

Instrument Control Options (Choose One):

MAP4 Windows Based Software with Adjustable Keypad (PC required)
Touch Screen Instrument Controller for Simplified Test Control (no PC required)

  • MAP4™ Software
    This software equips the VantageNX with Windows® 7, 8 and 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.
  • Touch Screen Instrument Controller (Nexus® Tablet)
    When you choose the option to control the VantageNX using the touch screen tablet a built-in Bluetooth system allows the machine to run tests and provide reports as a stand-alone instrument without the need of a computer.  The touch screen instrument controller can run tensile, compression, peel and COF tests out of the box.  Testing setup is easy and minimal operator training is required.  Data can be exported through a wireless internet connection or printed on a network printer.  

Additional Information

Model Name Vantage NX
Capacity 1kN, 2kN, 5kN
Industry Adhesives, Corrugated, Foils/Metals, Food Testing, Medical, Nonwovens, Packaging, Paper, Paperboard, Plastic Film, Pulp, Rigid Plastics, Rubber/Foam, Tissue, Textiles
Testing Property Adhesion, Burst, Compression, Coefficient of Friction, Elongation, Flexural Strength, Opening Force, Peel, Tensile, ZDT and more
List of Standards ASTM E4, ISO 5893, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9283, EN 1002/1-4
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 Accuracy 10% to 100% Load Capacity: ±0.25% Measuring Value | Less than 10% Load Capacity: ±0.025% of Load Cell Capacity
Force Resolution 16 Bit A/D to 0,001 N
Position Resolution 0,6 µm (0.00002 inch)
Crosshead Guidance Precision Ball Screw
Crosshead Speed 1 to 1000 mm/min (0.05 to 40 in/min)
Operating Environment Air Temperature: 10° to 50° C (50° to 122° F) | Relative Humidity: 10% to 85% (Non-Condensing)
Storage Environment Air Temperature: -25° to 70° C (-13° to 158° F) | Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% (Non-Condensing)
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.
System Control PC Based or Tablet
Software Available REQUIRES: MAP4 Software OR Touch Screen Tablet

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Computer Requirements

Operating System Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (Requires: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5)