HST180 Seal Strength Tester for Trays and Pouches (sample width 1/2″, 1″, 15 mm, tray max 3.375″ deep)


For rigid and flexible packages. Complies with ASTM test method F88. Please contact us for purchasing information.

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  • Stainless steel and anodized aluminum construction.
  • Pneumatic grippers improve testing ease and speed.
  • Stepper motor design equipped with a digital controller.
  • Digital force gauge can easily be removed for calibration.
  • Zero backlash ball screw with permanent lubrication.
  • High level of safety – no pinch points, safety interlock equipped.
  • Mobile gripper automatically returns to start position.
  • 11-3/4″ maximum cross head travel.
  • User can test any tray with sides over 1¼” and up to 3½”depth or 5″ depth for model HST180 .
  • RS-232 Data output for use with VEI data collection software.
  • Multiple speed drive 8, 10 and 12 inches per minute (calibrated).
  • May be factory programmed with other speeds (up to 48 ipm).
  • Includes tray universal sample cutter.
  • Includes 1″ wide sample cutter for pouches.
  • Required utilities are 120-240 VAC and 60 psi compressed air.

This instrument complies with ASTM test method F88. More information regarding this test method can be found here: ASTM F88 Standard Test Method for Seal Strength of Flexible Barrier Materials

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Additional information

Weight 44 lbs
Dimensions 39 x 13 x 10.5 in