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Qualitest International Inc. has devised an innovative way to combine several of its low temperature testers into a single, multi-purpose system for testing rubber materials. Qualitest said this Low Temperature system is “incredibly easy to use and is extremely safe” and there is no lifting is necessary when switching from one testing method to another.
Qualitest's TR-Tester, Gehman Tester and Brittleness Tester are combined into the low temperature system consisting of a base unit with a cooling bath and a rig changing system, Qualitest explained, which is mounted on a carousel to facilitate simple switching between testers.
This combined Low Temperature Tester can conduct tests automatically, increasing test precision by up to 400 percent; capacity by up to 50 percent; and decreasing labor time by up to 75 percent, the company said.