Product Description

CCSi features this high quality footwear flex tester for the evaluation of the resistance to cracking, delamination, discoloration and upper—to—sole bond of the upper or sole material when subjected to repeated flexing in a “walking step” simulation. It is applicable to many types of footwear materials and upper—to—sole bonding methods.

The Model HT8682 may be used at standard laboratory temperatures or operated under subnormal temperatures and is specifically designed to be used with the Model HT8043 Refrigeration Chamber.

There are several ASTM methods to which this instrument may perform equivalent evaluations, for example:

  • F911 “Standard Test Method for Flexibility of Running Shoes”
  • F1900 “Standard Test Method for Water Resistance of Footwear Using a Walking Step Simulator”
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Hung Ta™ Model HT8682 Footwear Flex Tester: Specifications Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Testing Speed:80 RPM
Number of Specimens:4 footwear articles
Flexing Angle:0 — 90º, adjustable
Digital Counter:1 — 999,999
Motor:0.5 HP
Power:110 or 220 VAC, 1 PH, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (L x W x H):600 x 400 x 600 mm (23.6 x 15.8 x 23.6 inch)
Net Weight:70 kg (154.4 lb.)

Index Terms: Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.

James machine, shoe sole, shoe upper, walk step, walking step simulator, walking step, flexibility, running shoes, sports equipment, athletic footwear, flexibility of running shoes, leather, cracking, delamination, discoloration, cracking resistance, Bally Flexometer, finish adhesion, finish flexibility, finish strength, upholstery, footwear, clothing, automotive upholstery, upholstery leather, finish systems, urethane, vinyl, cold cracking, subnormal temperatures, water penetration, water resistance, 01.040.97, 97.220.40, 61.060, 59.140.35, 59.140.10, ASTM D2097, ASTM D6182, ASTM D1912, ASTM F1900, ASTM F911.