83-76 Elmendorf Tear Tester

83-76 Elmendorf Tear Tester

Elmendorf Tear Tester


An automatic, digital tear tester equipped with an optical encoder for measuring the angular position of the pendulum during tearing and converting this measurement to tear strength units. A large, full-color touchscreen display with intuitive, easy-to-use software provides a revolutionary new approach to testing and data review.


AS/NZ 1301.400S, ASTM D 1424, ASTM D 1922, ASTM D 689, BS 4468, CPPA D 9, ISO 1974, ISO 6383/2, SCAN P11, TAPPI T 414


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  • 7” full-color digital touchscreen display 
  • Storage and editing of up to 200 readings 
  • Universal pendulum with interchangeable weights 
  • Pneumatic clamps and pendulum release 
  • Automatic calibration of pendulum 
  • Multiple data export options: USB flash drive, USB ESC/POS printer, RS232 and GraphMaster™ software 
  • Selectable units: grams-force, millinewtons, lbs-force, percentage of pendulum capacity 
  • Onboard statistics: average, min, max, standard deviation 
  • Clamp pressure in psi and kg/cm 
  • Calculates force of multiple plies 
  • Report printout with optional printer