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Tearing Strength Tester (Manual Elmendorf Tearing Tester)

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The tearing strength tester, also known as Elmendorf tearing tester or Elmendorf tear strength tester, is an accurate, low-cost and high-quality falling pendulum tear testing instrument that gives more information in a quicker and easier way. The tearing strength tester is mainly intended to measure the tear strength of textiles, fabrics, paper, plastic films, electrical insulation tape and other materials, and its pendulum capacity includes three choices which are 1600g, 3200g and 6400g.


Model GT-C10
Range of tearing force 0-16N / 0-32N / 0-64N
Accuracy ≤+/-1 Full scale
Incision length 20+/-0.2mm
Rip length 43mm
Sample dimension 100 x 75mm (L x W)
Dimensions 45 x 24 x 53cm
Net weight 25kg
Standards GB/T 3917.1, ASTM D1424, DIN 53862, ISO 13937-1, ISO4674-2, ISO9290, M&S P29, NF G07-149
Standard accessories 1pc Pendulum B ( 32N)
1pc Pendulum C (64N)
1pc Sample template

This tester can be used to test the determination of tear resistance of textile, non-woven fabrics, paper, paperboard, thin film, ventilation tape, sheet metal etc.