Mattress Compression Tester

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Model: 
F0024

TheMattressCompressionTester isusedtoevaluate adegree offirmnesscommonwithinthemattress andfoamindustries,eitherinthelaboratory,orontheproductionline.

Thisuniversalmeasurement offirmnessandhardness is basedonaphysicalpropertycalledtheindentationforce deflection(IFD)andiscalculatedbydeterminingthe force requiredtodeflectthetestpieceapercentageofitsoriginal thicknessusingacircularindentor.

Thecircularindentorfootappliesaforce,whilealsorecording thedegreeofindentation.  Tocomparetestresults,testpieces mustbeofthesamesizeandthickness.Thewholearticle maybeusedifmouldedshapesarebeingtested.

Applications
• Mattresses • Flexible cellular polyurethane • Car seats • Bike seats • Furniture • Chairs
Standards
• AS 2281 • AS 2282.8 • ASTM F1566 • ASTM D3574 -- Test B • ISO 3386:1984 • ISO 2439 • BS EN 1957:2000 • GB 10807 • JIS K 6400
Features
• Loading System — closed loop micro computer, which drives a ball screw and nut for its vertical movement • Maximum Capacity: 0-2450N (250kg) • Travel (mm) approx.: 1000mm x 0.1mm • Speed (mm/min) 0.05 to 500 mm/min • Speed Accuracy better than +0.2% • Return Speed (mm/min) 500mm/min • Load Measurement Accuracy ± 0.5% of indicated value or ± 0.1% of full scale • Load auto-zeroing, load cell discrimination • Safety function for overloading provided at test • Max. Stroke Limiter upper/lower — 2 points • 934 ± 5cm² circular indentor foot (Ø 344mm) - 13 ½ “ • Throat between back brace and indentor: 1,056mm • Maximum mattress height: 652mm • Electrical: 220/240 VAC @ 50 HZ or 110 VAC @ 60 HZ • Dimensions: 1,912mm x 700mm x 2,196mm • Weight: 450kg SOFTWARE FEATURES: • Data Sampling is adjustable from 1-200,000Hz • Position or Load control • Test parameters displayed with graph simultaneously • Real time graphic display of data • Overlay display of data curve possible during test • Selectable graphical display presentation • ISO and ASTM Test Methods programmable • Data can be sent to Excel • Other test methods can be programmed by the operator • Out of range stop • Cyclic testing with data recording during cycle • Auto return after a test is selected • Calibration File to calibrate the instrument • Statistical analysis • Printable Reports • Windows based software
Benefits
• Floor mounted for OHS factors • Any large size sample or finished product piece can be tested • Easy to use • Fast results • Accurate