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The applications of the Model AG-8100 ‘Scrub’ Abrasion Tester are virtually limitless! Coated and uncoated surfaces are tested for resistance to abrasion caused by a brush, sponge, or other material, as well as resistance to soiling or for ease of cleaning.

Examples of test surfaces are interior and exterior paints, wall coverings, carpets, rugs, floor coverings, fiberglass bathroom fixtures, upholstery fabrics, automotive and furniture polishes.

Other applications include testing the efficiency of cleansing agents, such as detergents and cleaners, and testing the durability of an abrading or cleaning device, such as scouring pads, scrub brushes, etc.

Examples of a few applicable test methods are:

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BYK-Gardner™ ‘Scrub’ Abrasion Tester Model AG-8100: Features Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
  • Reciprocating linear motion at 37 ± 1 cycles per minute;
  • Utilization of sponge, brush or abrasive paper (supplied);
  • Meets ASTM D2486 when appropriate accessories are used;
  • Constant speed over a 10 inch (254 mm) travel;
  • Completely enclosed electrical and mechanical components allows for wet or dry tests;
  • Pre-set countdown counter with automatic shut-off and standard cycle counter;
  • Heavy duty drive system;
  • Long life and low maintenance requirements;
  • Standard 115 VAC, 60 Hz, Single Phase, 230 VAC option available.
BYK-Gardner™ ‘Scrub’ Abrasion Tester Model AG-8100: Accessories Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Part NumberDescription
AG-8110Brush Holder and Mat (Required for ASTM D2486)
AG-8111Hog Bristle Brush (Non-perforated)
AG-8112Nylon Brush (Required for ASTM D2486)
AG-8113Hog Bristle (Perforated for ANSI Method Z 124.1)
AG-8115 1Sponge Holder (Similar to the Brush Holder, 760 x 950 mm)
AG-8116 1Sponge (Used with the Brush Holder, for sponge abrasion tests)
AR-8129 1Scrub Medium, Abrasive 1 Pint (Required for ASTM D2486)
AR-8130 1Scrub Medium, Non-Abrasive 1 Pint (Required for ASTM D2486)
AG-8119 1Liquid Container w/ Mounting Stand (1200 ml for dispensing liquid media)
AG-8120Lilly Frame (Adjustable width, required for ASTM D2486, confines liquid media)
AG-8121 1Frame (Similar to Lilly Frame, fixed width, confines liquid media)
AG-8122 1Brass Shim (Required for ASTM D2486, for attaching glass test plate under scrub panel)
AG-8128 1Steel Cable Set (Replacement Part)
AG-8135 1Sample Pan (Replacement Part)
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BYK-Gardner™ ‘Scrub’ Abrasion Tester Model AG-8100: Specifications Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Power Required:Model AG-8100: 115 VAC | Model AG-8101: 230 VAC
Dimensions (L x W x H):800 x 200 x 370 mm (31.5 x 8.0 x 14.5 inch)
Weight:Net: 21 kg (45 lb.) | Shipping: 22 kg (48 lb.) | Export: 30 kg (65 lb.)
Power Cables:1 each: 115 VAC & 230 VAC
Sample Pan:1 each
Operating Instructions:1 set (English)