Universal Testing Machine (UTM)

A Tabletop Equipment used to perform various Tensile and Compression Tests such as :

  • Compression Strength or Top Load Test Duplex board Cartons or Bottles
  • Capping and De-Capping Force Test of Snap-On Caps
  • Flip Opening and Closing Force of Flip-Top Caps
  • Laminate Peel Strength
  • Seal Strength Test
  • Tensile Strength / Breaking Load Test
  • Elongation Test
  • Coefficient of Friction (COF) Test.
  • 180° and 90° Peel Strength of Adhesive Tapes / Labels
  • Loop Tack Test of Adhesive Tapes / Labels
  • Weld Strength or Head Bond Test of Lami-Tubes
  • Stiffness Test of Lami / CoEx Tubes.
  • RCT of Paper and ECT / FCT of Corrugated Board

Confirms to various TAPPI / ASTM / ISO / PSTC standards.

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Description

Universal Testing Machine (UTM).
Computerised Model.
Variable Speed Model with Stepper Drive

Models Available :               


M50-Pro 
Machine Capacity :                50 Kg
Load Cell resolution :             0.005 Kg         (5 grams)


M100-Pro 
Machine Capacity :                100 Kg
Load Cell resolution :             0.010 Kg         (10 grams)


M100-2X Pro
Machine Capacity :               Dual Range (with 2 Load Cells)

Load Cell 1 :               10 Kgf
Load Cell 2 :               100 Kg

Load Cell resolution :

Load Cell 1 :               1 g
Load Cell 2 :               10 g


Common Features :
Variable Test Speed :              10 – 500 mm/min
Max Travel Length :               300 mm. (Longer stroke models available).
Stepper Motor and Drive for speed variation over a large range (10-500 mm/min).
Microprocessor based controller with embedded Push Buttons on Control Panel.
Dual line, Backlit LCD display for stress free viewing.
Peak hold facility to register maximum reading during test.
Auto-stop facility on completion of test.                                (Menu setting)
Auto-stop facility on machine overload                                 (Over – Load Protection).
Auto-stop facility upon reaching top / bottom limits              (Over – Travel Protection)
Auto-Calibration facility using standard weights (to be supplied by buyer).
Full Controls via computer.
Test Report Printing Facility (with Load vs. Deflection Graph)
( Includes Software and Linking Hardware. PC & Printer to be provided by you. )

Testing Fixtures :

Test Name :
Suitable For :
Fixture Description Fixture / Item Code :
Top Load Strength Test
Or Compression Test
For bottles and small duplex cartons
Compression Platen (Circular)
With 1 hole in center as air vent.
Platen Diameter  = 100mm
Max Neck Diameter = 90mm
Max Base Diameter = 150mm
Max Height =  300mm
CPC100
Top Load Strength Test
Or Compression Test
For bottles and large duplex cartons
Compression Platen (Rectangular)
With 1 hole in center as air vent.
Platen Size  = 150x300mm
Max Package Size = 145x295mm
Max Height = 300mm
CPR150x300
Weld Strength of Tube.
A.k.a. Head Bond Test (Helicopter)
For Laminated Squeeze Tubes and Seamless Squeeze Tubes.
Tensile Grip (Double Knob Type)
(Set of 2 grip, 1 Top + 1 Bottom)
+
Splicing Jig
(separate for each dia tube)
TG-DK + SJ-XX(dia)
Lamination Strength
A.k.a. Inter Ply Bond Strength
For Plastic Film Laminates or Laminated Squeeze Tubes
Tensile Grip (Single Knob Type)
(Set of 2 grip, 1 Top + 1 Bottom)
TG-SK
Seal Strength (Side)
A.k.a. Side Seam Strength
For Laminated Squeeze Tubes
Tensile Grip (Double Knob Type)
(Set of 2 grip, 1 Top + 1 Bottom)
TG-DK
Seal Strength (FFS)
For pouches and sachets
Tensile Grip (Double Knob Type)
(Set of 2 grip, 1 Top + 1 Bottom)
TG-DK
Stiffness of Empty Tube
For Laminated Squeeze Tubes and Seamless Squeeze Tubes.
Finger Probe (Rounded Tip)  FP-R
Flip Opening Force (Regular)
For Flip Top Caps on Bottles or Squeeze Tubes
Flip Top Pull Hook (Common)
+
Bottle / Tube Holder Grip
For 25-125mm dia samples
+
Squeeze Tube Mandrels / Inserts
(for every specific Inner Diameter)
FOF-R BTH-25-125 + STM
Flip Closing Force Finger Probe (Flat Tip) FP-F (Flat)
 Snap ON Force Compression Platen (Circular)
With 1 hole in center as air vent.
Platen Diameter  = 100mm
Max Neck Diameter = 90mm
Max Base Diameter = 150mm
Max Height =  300mm
CPC100
De-Capping Force De-Capping force attachment DCF-R
Ring Crush Test
For Paper
(Requires Compression Platen CPC100 or CPR150x300 as default)
RCT Sample Holder + 3 Discs.
+
RCT Sample Cutting Template
RCTH-3D
Edge Crush Test
For Corrugated Board
(Requires Compression Platen CPC100 or CPR150x300 as default)
ECT Sample Holder
+
ECT Templates
As per TAPPI Standards (Set of 3) (32×51, 38×51, 51×51 mm)
As per BIS : 30x50mm
As per ISO : 25x100mm (with Guide Block Holder for 100mm sample)
ECTH
Flat Crush Test
For Corrugated Board
(Requires Compression Platen CPC100 or CPR150x300 as default)
FCT Sample Holder
+
FCT Template 5x5cm (25cm2)
FCTH
Coefficient of Friction Test
For Plastic Films, Foils, Paper, Laminates.
COF Test Attachment
(Includes Base + Force Diversion Pulley + 200gm Sled + 2 SS Templates + Adhesive Tape + Clips + Cutter + Pull Cord)
COF-Set

Note : 

  • All extra fixtures and adopters (not specifically mentioned above) are chargeable extra.
  • Please confirm your fixture / adopter requirements prior to placing order to avoid inconvenience
  • Please confirm your bottle sizes / shapes and send samples of each type of Bottle / Cap along with the order.

 Utilities Required (To be supplied by the buyer) :

  • Power Supply : 230/110 Volts AC at 50/60 Hz. (Fluctuation Free Power required)
  • 5 / 10 Kg Cast Iron Weights. These weights are required for calibration at the time of installation and then every 6-months for routine calibrations.
  • Desktop PC or Laptop PC (if Data Acquisition System is selected.)
    • Processor Type :   Intel Core I5 or better.
    • Memory :              4 GB RAM or better
    • Space :                  50 GB free HDD space           (minimum)
    • Monitor :               17” or Larger Color Monitor with 1280 x 1024 resolution or better
    • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium or higher (with latest updates & patches)
    • Supporting Software :       Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Dot Net Framework (Latest Version)
    • Printer :                 Laser or Inkjet Printer.           (No Dot-matrix support)

 IQOQ Documentation Set available for Pharmaceutical companies

Additional information

Model

50 Kg Model with Single Loadcell, 100 Kg Model with Single Loadcell, 100 Kg Model with Dual Loadcells (10 + 100 Kg)

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