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PosiTest® Pull-Off Adhesion Test

Article No. 12574

DeFelsko Manual Adhesion Tester 50mm

The AT Series paint adhesion tester measures the force required to pull a specified test diameter of coating away from its substrate using hydraulic pressure. 

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$2,145.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost

Features

Both Models Feature

  • Easily select dolly sizes, change measurement units, or store readings with the touch of a button
  • Inexpensive, single-use dollies and plates eliminate cleaning for re-use and can be kept as a permanent record
  • Each kit comes with everything needed for testing
  • Environmentally sealed enclosure, weatherproof, dustproof and shockproof - meets or exceeds IP65
  • Hard-shell carrying case included, with optional upgrade to a heavy-duty Pelican case (Automatic models only)
  • Two year warranty
  • Calibrated and certified to ±1% accuracy using a NIST traceable load cell
  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included
  • Self-aligning dolly enables accurate measurements on smooth or uneven surfaces
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ASTM C1583/ D4541/D7234, ISO 4624/16276-1, BS EN 12004-2, AS/NZS 1580.408.5, and others
  • Select from four stand-offs to suit nearly any application
  • Internal memory stores maximum pull-off pressure, rate of pull, test duration, and dolly size
  • 10 mm, 14 mm, 20 mm, 50 mm, 50 x 50 mm Tile, and 50 mm C1583 dollies maximize capability and measurement resolution across a wide range of bond strengths
  • Sealed USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC
  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting data

PosiTest AT-A Automatic Adhesion Test

  • Electronically controlled hydraulic pump automatically applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure. Greatly reduces user effort and the risk of influencing the pulling process
  • Impact and scratch resistant color touch screen with keypad for operation with or without gloves
  • Built-in rechargeable battery performs over 200 tests per charge. Continue testing with AC power while the battery recharges.
  • Environmentally sealed enclosure, weatherproof, dustproof and shockproof, meets or exceeds IP65
  • Rubberized, shock absorbing grips provide a stable, skid-resistant footing
  • Self-aligning aluminum dolly enables accurate measurements on smooth or uneven surfaces
  • 10, 14, 20 or 50 mm dollies maximize capability and measurement resolution across a wide range of bond strengths. Maximum pull-off pressure by dolly size: 10 mm: 14000 psi (96 MPa), 14 mm: 7000 psi (50 MPa), 20 mm: 3500 psi (24 MPa), and 50 mm: 560 psi (3.8 MPa)
  • User selectable measurement units: psi (pounds per square inch), MPa (Megapascal), Nmm2 (Newtons per millimeter square) or Newton (force)
  • User adjustable pull rate, pull limit and hold time
  • Rotating display for horizontal and vertical use
  • Calibrated and certified to ±1% accuracy using a NIST traceable load cell
  • Internal memory stores maximum pull-off pressure, rate of pull, test duration and dolly size for 100,000 pulls in up to 1,000 batches
  • Record the results as pass/fail and the nature of fracture - cohesive, adhesive and glue failures
  • Wirelessly connect to your smart device using our free PosiTector App (Apple iOS and Android)
  • WiFi technology wirelessly communicates with PosiSoft.net, downloads software updates and allows access to stored measurement data using standard web browsers
  • PosiSoft USB Drive, stored readings and graphs can be accessed via USB using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required
  • Compatible with PosiSoft Desktop, PosiSoft.net and PosiTector App (Apple iOS and Android) software solutions
  • Positector App features: Add images and notes using the camera or keyboard. Create customized, professional PDF reports. Share, backup, synchronize and report measurement data. Auto-pairing Bluetooth (BLE) connection

PosiTest AT-Manual Adhesion Test

  • Manual hydraulic pump designed to apply smooth and continuous pressure with a single stroke
  • High-contrast, easy to read color display
  • Environmentally sealed enclosure, weatherproof, dustproof and shockproof, meets or exceeds IP65
  • Self-aligning aluminum dolly enables accurate measurements on smooth or uneven surfaces
  • Pull Rate Indicator to manually monitor and adjust the rate of pull
  • Internal memory stores maximum pull-off pressure, pull rate, test duration and dolly size for up to 200 pulls
  • Field replaceable AAA alkaline batteries provide up to 16 hours of testing
  • 10, 14, 20 or 50 mm dollies maximize capability and measurement resolution across a wide range of bond strengths: 10 mm: 10000 psi (70 MPa), 14 mm: 6000 psi (40 MPa), 20 mm: 3000 psi (20 MPa), 50 mm: 480 psi (3.3 MPa), and 50x50 mm: 375 psi (2.585 MPa)
  • User selectable measurement units: psi (pounds per square inch) or MPa (Megapascal)
  • Every PosiTest Adhesion Tester is calibrated and certified to ±1% accuracy using a NIST traceable load cell
  • Compatible with PosiSoft Desktop software for viewing, printing and storing measurement data

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Ordering Guide20 mm Kit50 mm Kit50 mm2 Tile Kit
    (BS EN 12004-2)
    50 mm C1583 Kit
    (ASTM C1583)
    Automatic Models:0.7 - 24 MPa
    100 - 3500 psi
    100 - 7550 N
    0.4 - 3.8 MPa
    50 - 560 psi
    100 - 7550 N
    0.4 - 3.033 MPa
    50 - 440 psi
    100 - 7550 N

    0.4 - 3.8 MPa
    50 - 560 psi
    100 - 7550 N

    Manual Models:0.7 - 20 MPa
    100 - 3000 psi
    0.4 - 3.5 MPa
    50 - 500 psi
    0.4 - 2.585 MPa
    50 - 375 psi
    0.4 - 3.5 MPa
    50 - 500 psi
    Included Dollies:Ø20 mm (qty 20) AluminumØ50 mm (qty 8) Aluminum50 mm2 Plate (qty 4) with threaded post SteelØ50 mm (qty 4) with > 25 mm thickness Steel
    Typical Application:Higher bond strength coatings on metalsLower bond strength coatings on wood, concrete and plasticCementitious adhesive for tilesASTM C1583 Concrete surfaces and overlays
    Cutting Tool:20 mm hole saw50 mm hole saw-50 mm diamond grit hole saw with arbor
    Adhesive:ResinLab EP11HT 2-Part EpoxyResinLab EP11HT 2-Part EpoxyResinLab EP11HT 2-Part EpoxyResinLab EP11HT 2-Part Epoxy^
    Resolution:0.01 MPa (1 psi)
    Accuracy:±1% Full Scale
    Standards:Conforms to international standards including ASTM D4541, D7234; ISO 4624, 16276-1; AS/NZS 1580.408.5 and others

Standards

It conforms to international standards including ASTM D4541, D7234; ISO 4624, 16276-1; AS/NZS 1580.408.5 and others.

Delivery Content

20 and 50mm Kits - Adhesion Tester, Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery with charger, Abrasive pad, Cutting tool, Glue with mixing sticks and palettes, Cotton swabs, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, Instruction booklet and Video, Shoulder strap (AT-A only), Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, Two-year warranty, Sturdy, lightweight carrying case, Aluminum Dollies - either (20) 20 mm or (8) 50 mm)
 

50 mm2 Kits -  Adhesion Tester, Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery with charger, Abrasive pad, Cutting tool, Glue with mixing sticks and palettes, Cotton swabs, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, Instruction booklet and Video, Shoulder strap (AT-A only), Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, Two-year warranty, Sturdy, lightweight carrying case, Steel Test Plates (Dollies), qty 4, with threaded post steel
 

50 mm C1583 Kits - Adhesion Tester, Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery with charger, Abrasive pad, Cutting tool, Glue with mixing sticks and palettes, Cotton swabs, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, Instruction booklet and Video, Shoulder strap (AT-A only), Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, Two-year warranty, Sturdy, lightweight carrying case, with Dollies, qty 4, with = 25 mm thickness steel, cutting tool 50 mm diamond grit hole saw with arbor

Accessories

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Defelsko Pull Off Adhesion Kit 20mm
$295.00
12580
Accessory Kit w/50 mm Dollies
$550.00
12581
Stand-Off Replacement 20mm For Positest
$106.00
12582
Stand-Off Replacement 50mm For Positest
$120.00
12583
Pull Off Adhesion Dollies 20mm 100/ pk
$300.00
12585
Pull Off Adhesion Dollies 50mm 50/pk
$550.00
12584
Pull Off Adhesion Dollies 50mm 2/pk
$75.00
12577
Pull Off Adhesion Dollies 10mm 100/ pk
$425.00
12578
Pull Off Adhesion Dollies 14mm 100/ pk
$425.00
12586
CUTTING TOOL (HOLE SAW) DOLLIES 20mm DIA
$25.00
12587
Adhesive Kit 2 x 1 oz Tubes
$48.00
12579
Drilling Template For 50mm Dollies
$135.00
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