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What is Erichsen Test Equipment?

The Erichsen 430P, a scratch hardness tester, is a motorized testing instrument used to test the resistance to scratches and cuts that plastic or varnished surfaces have. It tests panels of differing thicknesses by performing single, parallel, and cross-cuts. Additionally,...

by | Mar 4, 2023

Erichsen test equipment

Erichsen test equipment is created to determine the physical properties of different coatings for different industries.

The Erichsen 430P, a scratch hardness tester, is a motorized testing instrument used to test the resistance to scratches and cuts that plastic or varnished surfaces have. It tests panels of differing thicknesses by performing single, parallel, and cross-cuts. Additionally, the Erichsen 430P is used for adhesion testing.

Erichsen test equipment and instruments are created to help determine the physical properties of different coatings for industries such as sheet metal processing, surface coating, anti-corrosion, and materials and are used by many companies for their testing.
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  • Materials Laboratory needed for analysis of the variation in dielectric strength measurement and surface analysis of an aluminum substrate that has a dielectric and various graphic inks printed on one side. The surface needs to be analyzed for variation in the thickness of the inks and dielectric across a section. Multiple samples need to be evaluated to determine the percent change in thickness across a set of samples. Also, each individual layer of graphic ink needs to be tested for dielectric strength. Each individual ink can be printed on its own aluminum sample.
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