Taber Rotary Abraser 1700/1750
Wear and Abrasion Testing
Taber Abraser can be used to test virtually any flat specimen. Its
field of application has included tests of: painted, lacquered, powder
coated, and electroplated surfaces; textile fabrics ranging from sheer
silks to heavy upholstery and carpeting; and solid materials such as
metals, stone and ceramics. Other materials include paper, glass,
plastics, leather, rubber, linoleum, laminates, plus many others.
Taber abrading wheels produce characteristic rub wear action.
Mounted to a rotating turntable, specimens are subjected to the
rub-wear action of two abrasive wheels. Driven by the test sample,
the wheels produce abrasion marks that form a pattern of crossed
arcs over a circular ring approximately 30 square centimeters. This
reveals abrasion resistance at all angles relative to the weave or
grain of the material.
Referenced in numerous international test standards
Simple to operate, this instrument has been accepted worldwide
as a standard for wear and abrasion research, quality and process
control, materials evaluation, and product development. Taber Rotary
Abrasers are capable of providing reliable data in a matter of minutes,
compared to the years that may be required with in-use testing.
Available in Two Versions:
Model 1700 Single Platform Abraser
Model 1750 Dual Platform Abraser
Platform speeds 60 and 72 rpm
Quick Release Wheel Hub
Balanced, calibrated arms and wheel mounts
Vacuum system with precision height adjustment
Rugged aluminum housing
Membrane control panel with digital display
Precision stainless steel weights