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Hung Ta™ Martindale Type Fabric Abrasion Tester Model HT2131: Description
Hung Ta™ Martindale Type Fabric Abrasion Tester Model HT2131 Hung Ta™ Instruments
CCSi features this high quality Martindale Type Fabric Abrasion Tester for evaluating the abrasion resistance of a wide variety of textile fabrics including, woven, non-woven, knit apparel, household, and industrial fabrics.
The Model HT2131 is manufactured according to the specifications and requirements set forth in ASTM D4966 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method), and conforms to ISO 12947-1 Textiles — Determination of the Abrasion Resistance of Fabrics by the Martindale method — Part 1: Martindale Abrasion Testing Apparatus, as well as ISO 5470-2 Rubber or Plastics Coated Fabrics - Determination of Abrasion Resistance - Part 2: Martindale Abrader.
The determination of abrasion resistance is measured by subjecting the specimen to a geometric motion against a standardized abrasive media (fabric) applied by a specific force. The results are evaluated by either of these methods:
  1. on a woven fabric when two or more yarns have broken;
  2. on a knitted fabric when a hole appears;
  3. a change in shade or appearance that is evaluated against the AATCC gray scale;
  4. the loss of mass, as a percentage or in milligrams.
Hung Ta™ Martindale Type Fabric Abrasion Tester Model HT2131: Specifications
Specimen Size: 38 mm (1.5 inch) Ø
Specimen Capacity: 4 station
Specimen Loading: 9 ± 0.2 kPa (1.31 ± 0.03 psi)
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12 ± 0.3 kPa (1.74 ± 0.04 psi)
Counter: 6 Digit LCD
Power Required: 110 VAC / 50 Hz or 220 VAC /60 Hz
Motor: ½ HP
Stroke: Geometric, straight line to ellipse
Dimensions (L x W x H): 570 x 570 x 320 mm (27.4 x 27.4 x 12.6 inch)
Net Weight: 75 kg (165 lb.)
List Price: Please Submit a Request for Quotation (RFQ)

Index Terms: Martindale abrasion tester, textile abrasion, fabric abrasion test, abrasion test, ISO 12947, ISO 12947-1, ISO 5470, ISO 5470-2, Martindale Test, Martindale Textile Test, martindale fabric test, determination of abrasion, abrasion resistance of fabrics, Martindale method, Martindale abrasion testing, 59.080.40, 59.080.30, knit fabric, woven fabric, coated fabric, rubber coated fabric, plastic coated fabric.
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