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   Precision Pull-off Adhesion Test Equipment
Model PAThandy™
6.3 kN hand-held adhesion tester
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Mobile Paint Inspectors!

At last, a truly portable Adhesion Tester

• Palm-held, light alloy pull-off tester
• Case fits easily in the hand luggage (size of a Notebook PC and only 80mm thick)
• DFD® technology for true recording of coating adhesion strength
• All types of coatings on all substrates
• Any coating thickness
• Internal and external curved surfaces
• No test operator bias
• Precision gauge for accurate measurements
• Built-in hydraulic safety devices for smooth and drift-proof accuracy

 

TECHNICAL DATA

Maximum pull force

 6.3 kN

Accuracy ±1% of full scale
Weight of tester 1250 gr. / 45 oz.
Weight complete in case 1800 gr./ 64 oz.
Case Dimensions (WxLxH) 340 x 270 x 80mm / 12x8x3 inches
Complies with: ISO 4924, EN24624, ASTM D4541, etc.

TESTING RANGE

Test element size (diameter mm)

Full Scale

Certified testing range

MPa

psi

MPa

psi

40

5

725

4.25

600

28.2

10

1450

8.5

1200

20

20

2900

17

2450

14.1

40

5800

34

4900

8.16

120

17400

102

14800

INCLUDED WITH STANDARD MODEL

  •  PAThandy™ crank handle driven pull mechanism
  •  Hydraulic cable
  •  PAT testing head 6.3kN
  •  5 test elements size Ø20mm
  •  HSS cutting tool for Ø20mm test element
  •  Carry-case with protective interior
  •  Calibration Certificate