Conical Mandrel Test BD3000
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Paul N. Gardner Co., Inc.
316 N.E. 1st St., Dept. TR
Pompano Beach, FL, 33060 6608
Press release date: May 26, 2010
The Conical Mandrel Test BD3000 is a laboratory apparatus to bend coated test panels over a conical shaped mandrel in order to assess the resistance of a coating, paint or varnish, to cracking and/or detachment from a metal test panel under standard conditions.
Application/areas Test apparatus used with wet and powder coatings in coatings in coating manufacturers laboratories and qc-labs of coating applicators.
Features Sturdy apparatus made of a combination of anodized aluminum and stainless steel. Ergonomic clamping device for test panels and large knob on bending arm for easy and smooth bending.
Make sure all actions such as the clamping and bending are carried out without using any heavy forces, don't exceed the max panel thickness. Check the mandrel visually for mechanical damages or marks.
Mandrel range: 4 to 38 mm dia.
Test panel size: 100 x 180 mm
Max. panel thickness: 0.8 mm
Apparatus dimensions: 110 x 250 x 150 mm
Weight: 4200 grams