Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)

ICAR-National Institute of Natural Fibre Engineering and Technology (ICAR-NINFET), 12, Regent Park, Kolkata-700 040 West Bengal (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Tensile Strength Tester
Make                                   : Tinius Olsen, UK
Model                                  : Tinius Olsen H50KS with AIMIL attachment
Specification   :

Click to ViewThe Tinius Olsen H150KU testing machine is a modern precision Mullen ball bursting strength testing machine designed for fast, accurate and convenient operation in the testing of fabric bursting strength for geotextiles /technical textiles as per ASTM standards. The Tinius Olsen H50KS is a 50 KN capacity model having maximum crosshead travel of 1100 mm. Load measurement accuracy is 0.5% of indicated load from 2% to 100% capacity and position measurement accuracy of 0.01% of reading or 0.001 mm with strain gauge load cell weighing system.

  Working Principles
Click to ViewApplied load on the sample is measured by Strain Gauge Load Cell Weighing System. The rate of load can be controlled. Inbuilt software “Horizon” performs the raw data acquisition and displays intended results.

  User Instructions
[i]Mullen Ball Bursting strength tester using ASTM standards [ii]Index puncture, and static & CBR (10 mm, 50 mm) puncture test using ASTM standards 3 m2 fabric for tensile 3 m2 fabric for Index puncture and fabric static/CBR puncture test

  Contact Us
Contact No. +91-33-24212115
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  Tensile Strength Tester Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "ICAR NIRJAFT payable at KOLKATA"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The Director, ICAR- National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT), 12, Regent Park, Kolkata - 700040. West Bengal, India."