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Digital Ink Rub Tester

Article No. 10027

Digital Rub Tester Model 10-20 120/240V

The Digital Ink Rub Tester is designed to measure scuffing or ink rub resistance. Several tests can be performed including dry rub, wet rub, wet bleed or transfer, wet smear, functional rub/wet rub. 


$6,175.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • Five speeds - The standard speed (42 cycles per minute) and four additional speeds (21, 85, 100 and 106 cycles per minute) allow you to decrease the testing time for samples requiring a higher number of rubs
  • Perform dry rub (the amount of transfer ink from one dry surface to another), wet rub (the amount of transfer of ink from wetted surface to another), wet bleed or transfer (ink transfer to a water-saturated blotter), wet smear (similar to wet bleed with the addition or rub cycles), functional rub/wet rub (smear or transfer tests using a liquid other than water and hot abrasion).
  • Additional variable speed ranging from 20-115 cycles per minute
  • Infinitely variable cycle count from 1-999
  • Continuous cycle mode
  • Large character LCD Display
  • Displays count up, count down, test status and configurations
  • Preset counts remain in memory
  • Automatic shut-off
  • Selectable “test complete” alarm
  • One-year warranty
  • Applications: Inks, Plastic film, Packaging, Paper, Labels, Coatings, Cartons, and Printed Materials
  • Meets ASTM D 5264, TAPPI T-830, ASTM F-1571, FINAT FTM 27, ASTM F 2497
  • Inquire about optional heated weight which provides the 10-20 Rub Resistance Tester with a uniform test for evaluating hot abrasion resistance of printed materials like fabric, plastics.

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Weight:21 lb (9.5 kg) + weights
    Dimensions W x D x H:14 in x 8.5 in x 9 in (356 mm x 216 mm x 229 mm)
    Power:120/240 VAC 50/60 Hz
    Cycle Count Setting:1-9999 cycles
    Maximum Cycle:999
    Power:120/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz


Meets ASTM D5264 Ink Rub Tester, ASTM F2497, ASTM F1571, FINAT FTM 27, TAPPI T 830

Delivery Content

Rub Tester, Scoring fixture, (1) 1.8 kg (4 lb) weight, (1) 0.9 kg (2 lb) weight and spare rubber pads


Ink Rub Pad Replacement Set
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