– Micro S-5
|Measures diffuse and directional brightness, opacity, color, and fluorescence of paper and paper-like materials.
|Cobb Test Apparatus
||Gurley Precision Instruments
||Measures water absorbency of sized paper.
||L&W Model 248
||Measures the rigid beam crush strength of paperboard.
|Elmendorf Tear Tester
||Thwing-Albert Model 2600
||Measures tear resistance of paper.
|Gurley Oil Tester
||Measures the inbibition of oil in paper and nonwovens and the total porosity of these materials.
|Hagerty Paper Smoothness Tester
||Measures air leakage flow rate as an indirect measurement of surface roughness.
|Hercules Size Tester
||Measures degree of sizing in paper and nonwovens. Used to assess water hold-out.
||Generates flutes for crush testing.
||– L&W: 7.3 psi / 0.63 in2
– L&W: 25 psi / 0.25 in2
|Measures thickness of paper, sheets, and nonwovens.
|MIT Fold tester
||Testing Machinery Inc. (TMI)
||Measures the folding endurance of paper and nonwovens.
||Model C and Model J
||Used to measure burst and internal bond strength of paper and paperboard as described in .
TAPPI T-403, T-807 and T-810
||Used to prepare 15 mm, 25 mm, and 1/2 inch wide test strips.
|Scott Bond tester
||Huygen Model B
||Measures energy required to rapidly delaminate paper and paperboard.
|Short Span Compression Tester
Strength Tester STFI
|Measures the compressive strength of linerboard and fluting.
||Technidyne PROFILE/Plus™ Roughness & Porosity
||Measures porosity and smoothness of paper, sheets, and nonwovens.
|Taber Stiffness Tester
||Taber Industries Model 150-D
||Measures the stiffness of paper, paperboard, sheets and nonwovens.
||Measures stress-strain behavior of materials, including modulus of elasticity, breaking length and stretch. Can be used in either tensile or compression mode. The Finch wet strength device is available to determine the wet tensile strength of a sample.
||Dek-Tron Model 163D
||Measures internal bond strength of paperboard and nonwovens.
|Zero Span Wet & Dry Tester
||Measures the fiber strength in a sheet of paper.