DROP DART TESTER - FALLING DART ASTM D1709 FOR PACKAGING FILM



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Drop Dart Impact Tester - ASTM D1709

Series DX-8000 Dart Impact testers Full-Featured models for Film and Sheet - Made in USA

The Model DX-8285A Drop Dart Impact tester with Pneumatic Sample Clamp and Pneumatic Dart release Mechanism

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We offer the Series DX-8000, a simple to use stand-alone, non-instrumented tester, for measuring impact resistance of film, sheet, and laminated materials.

Improved Film and Sheet Quality, Increased Profit Margins

The Series 8000 Dart Impact Tester is a proven tool for more closely controlling nominal and peak strength characteristics to speed your:

  • Production and additives settings and adjustments
  • Research and development of new film and sheet products
  • Inspection of incoming film and sheet products
  • In-process checks to ensure on-spec product for converting operations
Series DX-8000 Drop Dart Impact Tester Advantages
  • Meets ASTM
  • Meets specifications of ASTM 01709 Methods A & B Standard Test Method for Free Falling Dart Impact Testing of Plastic Film.
Advanced Technical Features in Each Drop Dart Impact Tester Model
  • Easy, Manual or Pneumatic-assisted Operation
  • Two versions of operation available: Operate as a manual system or with pneumatic-assist for dart release and film/sheet sample clamping. Pneumatic clamping and dart release is useful for laboratories with higher volume sampling requirements.
  • Expandable; Flexible Operation for Method A & B Testing
  • Portable and expandable with models for Method A testing, or Method A & B combination testing.
  • Extensions and custom dart stems & weights available for testing to your in-house developed requirements.
  • Affordable Best of all, the series DX-8000 is economically priced.
Specifications of Drop Dart Impact Tester
Model DX-8165A
Model DX-8285A
Model DX-8165AB
Model DX-8285AB
Mode of operation Off-line testing / lab use Off-line testing / lab use Off-line testing / lab use Off-line testing / lab use
Materials All sheet materials All sheet materials All sheet materials All sheet materials
Test Method Drop Height Method A 26 inch (66 cm) Method A 26 inch (66 cm) Method A & B 26 inch (66 cm) and 60 inch (152 cm) Method A & B 26 inch (66 cm) and 60 inch (152 cm)
Dart Release Mechanism Manual - Thumb Screw Pneumatic Manual - Thumb Screw Pneumatic
Sample Clamp Mechanism Manual - Toggle Clamp Pneumatic Manual - Toggle Clamp Pneumatic
Dart Sets Included Method A (412 gram) Method A (412 gram) Method A & B (412 gram and 1310 gram) Method A & B (412 gram and 1310 gram)
Dart Head Material Provided Phenolic Phenolic Phenolic (Method A) Stainless (Method B) Phenolic (Method A) Stainless (Method B)
Air Requirements None 60 psi Dry & Filtered None 60 psi Dry & Filtered
Power Requirements None None None None
Overall Height 48 inch 48 inch 80 inch 80 inch
Weight 55 lb 55 lb 65 lb 65 lb

(Due to continuous product improvement, all specifications are subject to change without notice.)

Maintain or Upgrade your Existing Dart Drop Tester with Darts, Weights, and Accessories

Options and Accessories
  • Extensions, Custom Dart Stems, Custom Weights are available
  • Modifications or Spare Parts for other manufacturers' falling dart impact testers
  • Standard or custom systems to meet specific needs

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