Elcometer 1615 Variable Impact Testers

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The Elcometer 1615 Variable Impact Tester is a simple to use gauge is ideal for evaluating the resistance of a coating to impact (elongation, cracking or peeling).There are two test methods: either a weight with a hemispherical punch attached falls on a coated metal sheet or a weight falls on to a hemispherical punch which is resting on the coated metal sheet.

The Elcometer 1615 Impact Tester comes as one universal assembly with the option of six different kits providing the functionality for various testing methods.
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Elcometer 1620 Cupping Tester

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The Elcometer 1620 Cupping Tester is a robust and user-friendly instrument used for assessing the cupping ability of coatings applied to metal sheets up to 1.2mm thick.The Elcometer 1620 has a 27mm diameter hardened steel die in a clamping device and a 20mm diameter punch. A hand-rotated crank and reduction drive moves the punch progressively into the sample.

The motorised version provides high levels of repeatability and replaces the manual crank handle to ensure perfect reproducibility. A constant “cupping speed” of 200µm per second ensures an extremely high level of repeatability.

The Elcometer 1620 Cupping Tester is available as either an analogue or a digital gauge and both models are supplied with an illuminated magnifier to accurately view the resultant damage and provides accurate readings of the cupping depth on an integrated gauge.

Direct viewing of the fissures, cracks and tears in the coating of up to 10µm can be viewed through the supplied x10 illuminated magnifying glass.

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Elcometer 1506 Cylindrical Mandrel Bend Tester

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Similar in use to the Elcometer 1510, the Elcometer 1506 Cylindrical Mandrel Bend Tester is also a very robust mechanical unit for determining the elasticity, adhesion and elongation properties of cured coatings on sheet metal.The frame has a bending lever with height-adjustable rollers and a sliding vice for clamping the sample which means the test pieces are bent perfectly and regularly on decreasing mandrels until the desired effect can be observed.

The instrument can be adjusted to the diameter of the mandrel used and the mandrels are easily changed.

A wide range of mandrels with metric and imperial diameters is available. Mandrels are not supplied with the instrument and can be ordered as a set or individually.

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Elcometer 1500 Set of Cylindrical Mandrels on a stand

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The Elcometer 1500 Set of Cylindrical Mandrels on a stand is a simple instrument for determining the elasticity, adhesion and cracking of dry paint on flat specimens, consisting of a mandrel support which also serves as a test stand.Coated metal sheets, maximum 150mm  in length x 100mm wide, are manually and successively bent around mandrels of decreasing diameter until cracks appear.

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Elcometer 1510 Conical Mandrel Bend Tester

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The Elcometer Conical Mandrel Bend Tester is a mechanical tester used to determine the effects of bending on the elasticity, adhesion and elongation properties of cured coatings on sheet metal.The frame has a bending lever with a roller which pivots on a steel conical mandrel with a diameter from 3.2 – 38.1mm. A graduation indicates the mandrel diameter in both mm and inches.

The specimen can be bent on part of, or along, the entire length of the mandrel, and the results (cracks) corresponding to different test diameters can be observed in a single operation. This is ideal for use in conjunction with the cylindrical mandrel, as it identifies the stop point for more focused testing.

As the instrument is machined out of a solid block of steel, the particularly robust and rigid construction provides excellent resistance to wear and provides long service life. A large, sturdy anodised base, which can be permanently fixed to a workstation, ensures stability during testing.

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