Tear Resistance Tester GBD-S - Hylec Controls

Tear Resistance Tester GBD-S

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The GBD-S Tear Resistance Tester, utilising the Elmendorf method, is primarily designed for measuring tear resistance in paper and film. It operates automatically under computer control and can perform independent tests. This versatile tester is suitable for assessing tear resistance in various materials such as film, PVC, polyolefin, polyester, composite film, sheet, non-woven fabric, textile, paper, and board.

Standards ASTM D1922, ASTM D1424, ASTM D689, ISO 6383, ISO 1974, and TAPPI T414.


  • LCD display for test data.
  • Independent testing capability without requiring a computer; automated data processing.
  • Built-in printer for convenient report printing.
  • Pneumatic clamps and pendulum release to prevent systematic errors caused by human factors.
  • Software with a user-friendly interface, providing real-time display of test data and curves.
  • Optional printer for report printouts.


  • Test Range: 0-6400gf, 0-66203mN
  • Tearing Arm: 104±1mm
  • Initial Tearing Angle: 27.5°±0.5°
  • Indication Error: Within ±0.5% in 20%-90% of the max range
  • Air Source Pressure: 0.2-0.4Mpa (supplied by the user)
  • Relative Fluctuation: Within 1%
  • Gas Supply Port: Φ6mm polyurethane pipe
  • Instrument Size: 440mm x 400mm x 650mm
  • Weight: 24kg
  • Power: 100W
  • Mainframe Power Supply: AC220V 50Hz