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Torsional Stiffness Apparatus 108

Article No. 11502

Taber 108-1 Torsional Stiffness Tester

The Taber Torsional Stiffness Apparatus Model 108 is used to measure the flexibility and stiffness of leather and similar materials. 

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  • The Torsional Stiffness Apparatus has been employed to measure the relative stiffness of gloving leathers.
  • Based on the design described in ASTM D2821, this instrument is useful in measuring the flexibility and stiffness of a leather or other bendable specimen.
  • Measure the relative stiffness of leather and other flexible materials.
  • Includes Remote Finger Control Knob to assist with testing


ASTM D2821


  1. A specimen is affixed to a weighted clamp secured at the bottom of a torsion wire.
  2. A torsion head equipped with a dial protractor is turned in a plane normal to the torsion wire until the
  3. Specimen has been twisted 90 degrees.
  4. The angle of torsion reading is obtained from the dial protractor.

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Torisional Stiffness Apparatus and Remote Finger Control Knob

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