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The Crush Test is designed as a robust, easy to use instrument. Exactly what you need when performing crush tests. The Crush Tester is suitable for a wide variety of samples, including corrugated board, tubes, paper and plastics. The special sample holders extend the instrument’s possibilities. The accuracy is achieved with a precision load cell, which is even accurate at low force values.

Technical specifications

17-56 Series
Measuring units N, lb, N/m, lb/in, kPa, lb/ft, lb/in², kN/m
Measuring range 0,000 – 5,000 N (1,125 lb)
Stroke length 4 – 78mm (0.158 -3.07 in)
Test speed 5-50 mm/min (0.2 – 2.00 in/min)
Return speed ± 100 mm/min (4.00 in/min)
Upper platen 125 x 125mm (4.92 x 4.92 in)
Lower platen 180 x 125mm (7.08 x 4.92 in)
Accuracy 1% of reading
Overload protection Adjustable, max 5000N
Electrical 100 – 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions 370 x 400 x 710 mm (WxDxH) (14.5 x 15.7 x 28 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lbs)

Key features

  • Solid and robust instrument
  • Ergonomic design
  • Precision load cell
  • Load cell up to 5000 Newton
  • Special sample holders available
  • Easy to use interface
  • Suitable for: RCT, CMT, CCT, PAT, ECT, FCT, SQT test

17-56 Crush Tester

  • Education & Academics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Mining & Minerals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Polymers, Plastics and Rubbers
Messmer Büchel (Messmer Buchel)Messmer Buchel is a specialist in design and manufacture of a wide range of testing instruments for pulp, paper and packaging industries. An experienced engineering and operations team provide high precision instrumentation with unmatched quality and robustness.
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