Short Span Compression Tester


Device Description

The Short Span Compression tester is used for paper or board stripes with 15 mm width. The jaws clamps the stripe with definite force and then the clamps move from 0,7 mm towards the middle till a break is detected. On the touch screen display the curve is displayed and the value is shown.

Test Description

The sample is put into the open clamps. By pressing the START button the clamps close and move together with a speed of 3 +/- 0,1 mm/ min. The curve is displayed and as soon the break is detected the value is shown on the touch screen. After several tests the statistic values and the ratio between MD and CD are displayed. As option it can be delivered a sample feeder, which moves the sample stripe for the next test sequence. The sample feeder moves the sample approx. 3 cm and allows several tests on one stripe.


– Pneumatic clamping of the sample
– Test speed adjustable
– Ratio calculation between MD and CD samples
– Range: 1 – 500 n equal to 0,06 – 33,3 kN/m
– Sample width: 15 mm
– Span of clamps: 0,7 mm
– Clamping pressure: 2300 +/- 50 N (adjustable)


– Short Span Compression Tester
– Connection cable
– User manual


Article code Model
12.205.100Short Span Compression Tester

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Product code:
ISO 9895, TAPPI T 826, SCAN P46, DIN 54518, Appita/AS 1301.450
Electricity: 110 – 230 V / 50 – 60 Hz
Air: 600 kPa



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