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Abrasion - Digital Ink Rub Tester

Supplier: Revco Australia

Abrasion - Digital Ink Rub Tester, is designed to measure scuffing or rubbing resistance.

Price Guide: POA

Abrasion - Digital Ink Rub Tester

Several tests can be performed including dry rub-the amount of transfer ink from one dry surface to another, wet rub-the amount of transfer of ink from wetted surface to another, wet bleed or transfer-ink transfer to a water-saturated blotter, wet smear-similar to wet bleed with the addition or rub cycles, functional rub/wet rub-smear or transfer tests using a liquid other than water and hot abrasion.
An optional heated weight provides a uniform test for evaluating “hot abrasion” resistance of printed cartons, labels etc.

Printing, Coatings, Packaging, Inks


  • Includes (1) 1.8 kg(4 lb) weight, (1) 0.9 kg(2 lb) weight, spare rubber pads, and scoring fixture
  • Heated weights 2 lb and 4 lb available
  • Replacement Pads available

Meets TAPPI T-830 and ASTM D5264

  • ASTM D5264 Standard Practice for Abrasion Resistance of Printed Materials
  • TAPPI T-830 Ink rub test of container board

Three speeds- The standard speed (42 cycles per minute) and two higher speeds (85 and 100 cycles per minute) allow you to decrease the testing time for samples requiring a higher number of rubs

  • Large character LCD Display
  • Displays count up, count down, test status and configurations
  • Preset counts remain in memory
  • Automatic shut-off
  • Selectable test complete alarm
  • Two-year warranty