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Mechanical properties of yarns and filaments


With the Instron 5564 tensile tester we’re able to test the mechanical properties of yarns and cords according to ASTM D-885, BISFA 2004 ch 7 or on customer defined specifications. All measurements are standard done at 5 specimen (n=5) and average values are reported. Next to standard stress-strain measurements we offer time to failure measurements and hysteresis measurements at room temperature or elevated temperatures.


Description Specifications
Pneumatic yarn/cord grip Max load: 2400N
Cord Capstan grip Max load 2.5 kN
Environmental Chamber Operating temperature 50°C - 150 °C
Loadcells 10 N, 100 N, 1 kN, 2 kN and 10 kN



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