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Vinatoru Enterprises: Seal strength tester

Model HST180S seal strength tester for rigid and flexible packages complies with ASTM test method F88.
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Specifications:
• Stainless steel and anodized aluminum construction
• 100% pneumatic grippers improve testing ease and speed
• Stepper motor design quipped with a digital controller
• Digital Force Gauge can easily be removed for calibration
• Zero backlash ball screw with permanent lubrication
• High level of safety – no pinch points, safety interlock equipped
• Mobile gripper automatically returns to start position.
• 3.75” (95mm) maximum cross head travel
• 2.75” (70mm) maximum cross head travel for adjustable travel
• User can test any tray with sides over 1 •••” and up to 3”depth
• RS-232 Data output for use with VEI data collection software
• Cross head speed 12 inches per minute (calibrated)
• May be factory programmed with other speeds (up to 36 ipm)
• Includes tray universal sample cutter
• Includes 1” wide sample cutter for pouches
• Dimensions: 22”L x 10”W x 11”H (560mm x 254mm x 280mm)
• Instrument weight: 34 pounds (16 kilograms)
• Required utilities are 120/230 VAC and 60 psi compressed air

Applications:
•  Rigid thermo-formed trays
•  Flexible packages (pouches)
•  Cups (holding fixture required)
•  Other containers

Standard Features:
• Graphic representation of peel force vs. distance or force vs. time
• Calculates the average force, the overall peak and the area under the curve for each test. The first and last 10% of the test are not taken into consideration
• The cursors are set at 10% and 90% of the test length
• Statistical calculations (x, s, x-2s, x-3s, min & max)
• Automatic detection of serial port and gauge units of measurement
• Works in both compression or tension modes
• User selectable trigger method and length of the data acquisition
• All data is saved in text format for compatibility with other software packages
• Automatic field increment
• Supports printed report

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