|Abrasion||Digital Ink Rub Tester||Measure scuffing or rubbing resistance. Tests include dry rub, wet rub, wet smear and more. Three speeds, automatic shut-off. Heated weight option for hot abrasion testing.||10-18|
|Abrasion||Taber Rotary Abraser||Test wear and durability of ceramics, plastics, textiles, flooring, paper, metals and coated surfaces. Single and dual sample table models.||10-38|
|Abrasion||Taber Linear Abraser||Test the wear resistance of materials using a linear motion. Any size or shape sample can be tested.||10-42|
|Abrasion||Taber Reciprocating Abraser||The Taber® Reciprocating Abraser (Model 5900) includes a counterbalanced arm which pivots on an adjustable height gantry system. The counterweight allows the user to balance the test arm, ensuring precise test load set-up regardless of the attachment..||10-50|
|Friction||Lab Master Slip & Friction||Computer controlled elevator for sled placement, orientation, dwell time and removal in accordance with ISO std. Measure slip and friction for coated material including paper, film, plastic, rubber and other flat material. Display slip and friction curves over test period. Heated bed option.||32-90|
|Friction||Lab Measure Slip & Friction||Measure slip and friction for paper, film, plastic, rubber, coatings and other flat material. Display slip and friction curves over test period. Heated bed option.||32-70|
|Friction||Monitor/Slip & Friction||Measure static and kinetic COF in one operation. Selectable speed and travel distance. Heated plated option.||32-07|
|Hardness||Paper Roll Hardness Tester||Portable instrument measures hardness of large rolls of paper to ensure smooth and efficient printing.||40-20|
|Hardness||Digital Hardness Tester||Portable instrument measures the reel hardness, hardness profile and variation in hardness.||40-22|
|Hardness||Smith Roll Tightness Tester||Portable, easy to use instrument determines roll winding uniformity to eliminate roll bursting or press breakdown from poorly wound rolls. Two models-for medium roll hardness (e.g. newsprint) or high roll hardness (e.g. coated stock).||40-54|
|Humidity||Portable Sword Hygrometer||Battery operated fast, accurate measurement of equilibrium relative humidity and temperature.||08-06-01
|Moisture||Portable Moisture Meter||Measure moisture up to 15% on moving or stationary rolls, stacks or reams of paper and paperboard.||53-36|
|Moisture||Portable Moisture Meter LGF||The Portable Moisture Meter obtains instantaneous, non-destructive moisture analysis on gypsum wallboard. The Model LGF compliments the original Model LG which has been the leader in the measurement of moisture content in gypsum wallboard for over 35 years. The Model LGF is designed exclusively for gypsum wallboard.||53-49|
|Moisture||Portable Moisture Meter LV, LG, and LGF||This series of meters is designed to allow nondestructive moisture determinations in lumber, veneers, woodwork, gypsum board, building plaster, flooring, or any other flat, solid surface product. Each instrument in the series is ruggedly constructed, lightweight, easy to use, and has solid state circuitry.||53-48|
|Printability||RK Rotary Koater||Flexible pilot press with multiple configurations for evaluation and short print runs.||30-30|
|Printability||Versatile Converting Machine||The VCM is built using the same concepts as our Rotary Koater, an open framework, on which various standard assemblies can be fitted. This ideology enables either simple single process or more complex multiple process configurations to be readily attained||VCM-300|
|Printability||Flexiproof 100||Provides high speed production of proofs using water, solvent or UV flexographic inks.||30-60|
|Printability||Control Coater and Proofer||Motor-driven drawdown coater to evaluate application of surface coatings such as paint, varnish, adhesives and liquid ink. Options include air drive and vacuum, magnetic, glass or heated beds.||30-01|
|Printability||K Printing Proofer||Produces high quality proofs using gravure, gravure-offset or flexo inks. Choice of gravure, flexo or both heads.||30-03, 30-04,
|Printability||K-Lox Proofer||Hand Proofer applies applies flexo inks to any substrate. Automatic version eliminates operator variability.||30-23, 30-24,
|Printability||K Hand Coater||Manual system to apply inks to substrate. Available in small or large starter sets with choice of 8 close-wound or spiral bars.||30-15,
|Printability||Multicoater||Make accurate and reproducible prints and coatings of printing inks on different substrates. Interchangeable gravure or flexo printing head.||30-06 Series|
|Printability||Paste Ink Proofer||For quick, repeatable and accurate proofing and color matching of litho and letterpress inks.||30-25|
|Printability||Esiproof||Produce high quality flexographic proofs for spectrophotmeter readings and user approvals.||30-20 Series|
|Printability||K Paint Applicator||Accurate and repeatable application of paints. Choice of applicators and coating beds.||30-27|
|Permeance, Porosity||Densometer||Measure air permeability of paper, liner, tissue with user-selectable measuring volume.||58-03|
|Smoothness, Porosity||Bekk Smoothness Tester||Uses Bekk method to determine smoothness of paper and board. Optimized for ultra smooth samples. Automatic operation. Alternative test procedure selection speeds testing. Optional air permeance head.||58-05|
|Smoothness, Porosity||Monitor Smoothness Tester||Measure Sheffield-type smoothness to predict print quality for a variety of sheet materials. Optional porosity measurement attachment.||58-02|
|Smoothness, Porosity||Monitor Smoothness II Tester||Measures smoothness to predict print quality using existing smoothness and porosity gauges. Improve measurement accuracy of old style mercury-based systems.||58-24|
|Smoothness, Porosity||Parker Print-Surf (Single Head)||Measure smoothness of sheet materials such as paper, newsprint, films and foils under conditions similar to printing process. Standard and high resolution models.||58-06|
|Smoothness, Roughness, Porosity||Parker Print-Surf (Dual Head)||Measure smoothness of sheet materials such as paper, newsprint, films and foils under conditions similar to printing process. Standard and high resolution models.||58-07|
|Smoothness||Roughness & Air Permeance Tester||Uses Bendtsen method to determine roughness and porosity of paper and paperboard.||58-21|
|Viscosity||Laray Viscometer||Measures the viscosity of all kinds of liquid and viscous materials. Ideal for litho printing inks.||92-15|
|Data Acquisition and Management||GraphMaster||GraphMaster™ is a curve analysis and data storage program developed by the TMI Group for evaluating materials strength such as tensile, compression, peel, burst and bending resistance. The software automatically captures and reports force, pressure, position, bending angle or time during a testing sequence based on the output of the interfaced instrument.||03-84|
|Service||Preventative Maintenance and Calibration||Maintain optimal performance of test equipment with scheduled, on-site service||04-10|
|Service||Set-up and Training, Extended Warranty||Assistance with instrument setup and training and the protection of extended warranties for new and repaired units is available.||Contact your nearest Sales Office.|
|Spare parts, accessories and consumables||Test rings, fixtures, mounting plates and more.||Keep your instruments at peak performance with original equipment calibration products, accessories and replacement parts.||Contact your nearest Sales Office.|
|Other||Many general purpose instruments can also be used to test inks and printability.
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