HST180 Tall Seal Strength Tester for Larger Trays and Pouches (sample width 1/2″, 1″, 15 mm, tray max 5.0″ 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
  • 100% pneumatic grippers improve testing ease and speed
  • Stepper motor design equipped with a digital controller
  • High precision 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“ (300mm) maximum cross head travel
  • Adjustable length of travel
  • Can test any tray with sides over 1.25” (32 mm) and up to 5” (127 mm) depth
  • RS-232 Data output for use with VEI data collection software
  • Multiple speed drive 8, 10 and 12”/min (200, 250, 300 mm/min) (calibrated)
  • May be factory programmed with other speeds (up to 36 ipm or 915 mm/min)
  • Includes tray universal sample cutter with 1” (25 mm) or 15 mm wide template
  • Includes 1” (25 mm) or 15 mm wide sample cutter for pouches
  • Dimensions: 39”L x 13”W x 12”H (990 mm x 330mm x 300mm)
  • Instrument weight: 48 pounds (22 kilograms)
  • Required utilities are120 or 230 VAC and 60 psi (4 bar) compressed air


  • Rigid thermo-formed trays
  • Flexible packages (pouches)
  • Cups (holding fixture required)
  • Other containers

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 48 lbs
Dimensions 39 x 13 x 12 in