Lab Measure Slip & Friction Tester


The 32-71 Lab Measure Slip and Friction Tester is designed to precisely determine the friction characteristics of a variety of materials. The instrument removes operator variability from the test procedure with specially designed features to control sled placement rate, orientation/angle and removal.

ASTM D 1894, ASTM D 4521, DIN 53375, ISO 8295, TAPPI T 549, TAPPI T 816
Film and Foil Testing, Package Testing, Paper and Tissue Testing, Plastic Testing, Rubber and Foam Testing, Surface Property Testing
Coefficient of Friction (CoF) and Slip

The new Windows™-based software features the ability to create user-defined test profiles with built-in ASTM, ISO and TAPPI methods, individual test speed selection for both static and kinetic COF, exporting capabilities of graphs or data to Microsoft Excel® and SPC files, and an enhanced calibration system that verifies existing and new calibration and keeps a log for ISO record-keeping.


  • Integrated PC system running Windows™-based software
  • User selectable test speed, delay time, and test distance
  • Units are displayed in gram force or COF
  • Ability to create user-defined test profiles with built-in ASTM, ISO and TAPPI methods
  • Individual test speed selection for both static and kinetic COF
  • A high-speed data acquisition system accurately locates and captures the static peak
  • Optional peel attachment available for 180° adhesion or release measurements 
  • Optional heated platen available


  • Speed range: .4 to 200 in/ min (1 to 508 cm/min)
  • Travel distance: 1 to 11 in. (2.5 to 27.9 cm)
  • Load cell: 19.6 newtons (2kg, 4.4lbs)
  • Electrical: Specify voltage requirements when ordering
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 25 in x 15 in x 10 in (64 cm x 38 cm x 25.4 cm)
  • Weight (approx.): 57 lb (26 kg)


Electrical: Specify voltage requirements when ordering

Ordering information

Catalog number: 32-71-00-0001

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