Product Description

elcometer-1720-abrasion-scrubbing-and-washability-testers

These robust, reliable and extremely versatile machines have been designed for testing the abrasion, washability, brushability and resistance of a wide range of materials including paint, lacquers, inks, coatings, leather, wood, plastics, printed material, fabrics etc.

The Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Tester is available with either 2 or 4 stations, each station is separated by a water-tight gasket frame, allowing up to 4 dry or wet tests at any one time.

  • Available in 2 versions
    • 2 station – undertakes 2 tests at a time
    • 4 station – tests up to four samples with 4 different tests.
  • Stroke length can be adjusted by the user to meet specific requirements, from 10 to 300mm.
  • Digital display allows easy, accurate speed variation and simple reporting.
  • Stroke speed can be varied between 10 and 65 cycles/min or set to 37 cycles/min to meet ISO standards.
  • Available with or without liquid dosers, allowing test liquids to be regulated automatically or independently.
  • The rapid tool change system allows the user to test the samples in accordance with a wide range of National and International Standards on both flat and curved surfaces simultaneously.

The Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Tester can be used in accordance with the following Standards:

  • ISO 105-X12
  • ISO 11998
  • AS/NZS 1580.459.1
  • ASTM D 2486
  • ASTM D 3450
  • ASTM D 4213
  • ASTM D 4488
  • ASTM D 4828
  • ASTM F 1319
  • DIN 53778-2:1983
  • ECCA T11
  • EN 12956
  • EN 13523-11
  • EN 233/C3.2-A
  • EN 233/C3.2-B
  • EN 233/C3.2-C
  • EN 60730-1-A
  • GME 60269
  • PSA D45 1010
  • SSPC PA 2
  • US Navy PPI 63101-000
  • US Navy NSI 009-32

Standards not in bold have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries.

 

Specifications

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers – Specifications

Part Number Description
K1720M302 Elcometer 1720 Abrasion & Washability Tester, 2 Station
K1720M304 Elcometer 1720 Abrasion & Washability Tester, 4 Station
Dimensions 550 x 460 x 320mm
Weight 2 Station: 31.5kg, 4 Station: 33kg
Certificate available Certificate of Calibration: issued for Fixed Calibration equipment and shows readings and traceability


Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Packing List:

  • Elcometer 1720
  • 250μm metal strip for ASTM D2486 Standard
  • Sample drip tray
  • 1x glass sheet (2 station)
  • 2x glass sheet (4 station)
  • 1x specimen holding frame (2 station)
  • 2x specimen holding frame (4 station)
  • set of 3 tools for instrument set up
  • 3 x mains leads (UK, EUR and US)
  • operating instructions

Elcometer 1720 part numbers K1720M302 and K1720M304 also include:

  • a liquid dosing bottle
  • liquid delivery pipe
  • 2 liquid drain pipes.

Data Sheet

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers – Data Sheet

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Data Sheet

Standards

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers – Standards

The Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers can be used in accordance with the following Standards:

  • ISO 105-X12
  • ISO 11998
  • AS/NZS 1580.459.1
  • ASTM D 2486
  • ASTM D 3450
  • ASTM D 4213
  • ASTM D 4488
  • ASTM D 4828
  • ASTM F 1319
  • DIN 53778-2:1983
  • ECCA T11
  • EN 12956
  • EN 13523-11
  • EN 233/C3.2-A
  • EN 233/C3.2-B
  • EN 233/C3.2-C
  • EN 60730-1-A
  • GME 60269
  • PSA D45 1010
  • SSPC PA 2
  • US Navy PPI 63101-000
  • US Navy NSI 009-32

Standards not in bold have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries.

Accessories

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers – Accessories

The Elcometer 1720 can undertake tests according to a wide range of different Standards and Test Methods by

Simply changing the abrasive tools. Samples can be tested in a combination of both wet and dry methods.

Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 1 Wild Boar Brush KT001720P003 Tool 1: Wild Boar Brush Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 5 Sponge / Abrasive KT001720P029 Tool 5: Sponge / Abrasive
Can be used in accordance with: DIN 53778-2:1983 Can be used in accordance with:ASTM D4213
Wild boar hair brush and stainless steel brush holder. Total weight: 250g Sponge & stainless steel holder abrasive pads – top and bottom & 76g mass.  Total weight:  232g
Part Number:         KT001720P003 Part Number:         KT001720P029
Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 2 Nylon Brush KT001720P030 Tool 2: Nylon Brush Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 6 Abrasive KT001720P036 Tool 6: Abrasive
Can be used in accordance with:     ASTM D2486 Can be used in accordance with: ISO 11998
Nylon bristle brush, stainless steel brush holder and 177g mass.  Total weight: 454g Aluminium holder, abrasive pads (x5).
Total weight: 135g
Part Number:         KT001720P030 Part Number:         KT001720P036
Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 3 Sponge KT001720P005 Tool 3: Sponge Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 7 Universal Material Clamp KT001720P207 Tool 7:  Universal Material Clamp
Can be used in accordance with: ASTM D4213:92, ASTM D4828 Stainless steel holder allowing users to fix their own test sample or abrasive material.
Sponge and stainless steel brush holder, 337g.  Total weight: 508g Ideal for abrasion and wear of labels, textiles, ink etc.
Part Number:          KT001720P005 Part Number:         KT001720P207
Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 4  Sponge KT001720P073 Tool 4:  Sponge Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 8 Linear Abrader Crockmeter KT001720P074 Tool 8:  Linear Abrader  “Crockmeter”
Can be used in accordance with: ASTM D3450 Can be used in accordance with: ASTM F1319, ISO 105-X12,   PSA D45 1010
Sponge and stainless steel brush holder, 337g  and 250g  mass to bring gross weight to 750g.  Total weight: 750g This tool is ideal for testing abrasion on both curved and flat surfaces and for testing colour fastness of fabrics. Supplied with a removable stainless steel rod, test felt, textile fixing ring and a set of additional masses – 2x100g, 1x200g, 1x500g. Total weight  (excluding masses):  200g
Part Number:         KT001720P073 Part Number:         KT001720P074
Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 9 Linear Abrader KT001720P075 Tool 9: Linear Abrader Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 9B Linear Abrader KT001720P075-2 Tool 9B: Linear Abrader
Can be used in accordance with: GME 60269 Can be used in accordance with: EN 13523-11, ECCA  T11
For testing the resistance to abrasion of automotive components, includes a felt disc of 10mm diameter and 10mm thick working under a mass of 400g.  Total weight:  400g Felt holder for 16mm diameter felt wool disc working under a mass of 900g
Total weight: 900g
Part Number:        KT001720P075 Part Number:        KT001720P075-2
Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 9A Linear Abrader KT001720P075-1 Tool 9A: Linear Abrader Elcometer 1720 - Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Tool 10 Curved Sample Tool KT001720N003 Tool 10: Curved Sample Tool
As Tool 9 but with 16mm diameter felt wool disc.  Total weight:  820g Can be used in accordance with: EN 60730-1-A
Height adjustable with an elbow joint for curved samples, this tool is ideal for testing abrasion resistance of both coatings and inks. Supplied with  felt disc, rod for masses, 1x50g, 1x100g , 2x200g and 2x500g mass
Part Number:         KT001720P075-1 Part Number:         KT001720N003

 

Additional Accessories
Part Number Description
KT001720P004 Wild Boar Brush for Tool 1
KT001720P009 Nylon Brush for Tool 2
KT001720P006 Sponge (5) for Tools 3 & 4
KT001720P141 Sponge / Abrasive (5) for Tool 5
KT001720P037 Abrasive Pads (10) for Tool 6
KT001720P064 Abrasive Pads (100) for Tool 6
KT001720P051 Abrasive G 120 Sheets (4), for Tools 1 & 2
KT001720P008 25m Abrasive Roll for Tool 7
KT001720P062 Felt Disks (2) for Tool 10
KT001720N009 Non-Abrasive Scrub Medium – SC1
KT001720N002 Abrasive Scrub Medium – SC2
KT001720P016 50g Mass (To fit tools 1 – 8, 10)
KT001720P017 100g Mass (To fit tools 1 – 8, 10)
KT001720P018 200g Mass (To fit tools 1 – 8, 10)
KT001720P031 227g Mass (To fit tools 1 – 8, 10)
KT001720P019 500g Mass (To fit tools 1 – 8, 10)
KT001720P214 Glass Plate, 478 x 165mm
KT001720P012 ASTM Test Foil 250um
KT001720P013 10m replacement Channel Gasket
KT001720N011 2 Channel to 4 Channel Upgrade Kit for Elcometer 1720 Abrasion Tester, 2 Station
KT001720N111 2 Channel to 4 Channel Upgrade Kit for Elcometer 1720 Abrasion & Washability Tester, 2 Station
K0004695M068 Scrub Test Panels
K0003560M201 Gap Applicator with Reservoir

 

Instruction Manual

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers – Instruction Manual

Elcometer 1720 – Abrasion, Scrubbing and Washability Testers Instruction Manual