Product Description

CCSi features this high quality apparatus for the evaluation of the resistance to cracking, delamination, and discoloration (in the flexed area) of the finish or substrate material when subjected to repeated flexing. It is applicable to many types of upholstery, automotive upholstery, footwear and clothing leathers.

The Model HT8021D 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 related ASTM methods to which this instrument may perform equivalent evaluations, for example:

  • D1912 “Standard Test Method for Cold—Crack Resistance of Upholstery Leather”
  • D2097 “Standard Test Method for Flex Testing of Finish on Upholstery Leather”
  • D6182 “Standard Test Method for Flexibility and Adhesion of Finish on Leather”
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Hung Ta™ Model HT8021D Leather Flex Tester: Specifications Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Testing Speed:240 RPM
Number of Specimens:12
Specimen Size:40 x 40 mm (1.58 x 1.58 inch)
Digital Counter:1 — 999,999
Motor:0.5 HP
Power:110 or 220 VAC, 1 PH, 50/60 Hz

Index Terms: Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.

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, ASTM D2097, ASTM D6182, ASTM D1912. 59.140.30, 59.140.35, 59.140.10.