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Thickness Gauging testing device model 2000-U for thickness measuring

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, a new thickness measuring instrument was purchased.

Thickness meter was purchased from the company HESS MBV GmbH, from Sonsbeck, Germany. The precision Thickness Gauging testing device model 2000-U is testing thickness of textile fabrics and leather according to DIN EN ISO 5084, ISO 9073-2 and DIN EN ISO 2589.

Measurement range is from 0 to 10 mm (digital scaling of 0.01 mm), where with pressure foots of 0.785 cm2, 25 cm2 20 cm2 and additional weights of 102.0 g, 183.6 g and 372.6 g pressure of 0.1 kPa, 0.5 kPa, 1.0 kPa and 49.1 kPa can be obtained.


EFS 800 Electronic yarn feeder

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, five new MEMMINGER IRO GMBH Electronic yarns feeders EFS 800 were purchased as it follows:

  1. Electronic yarns feeders EFS 800
  2. Operating instructions EFS 800, English
  3. Power unit 100 – 260V
  4. Slow communication 5 with stop motion
  5. Wiring diagram
  6. Connector board EFS CAN
  7. MPF-toothed belt 10×3400 TS

The Electronic Yarn EFS 800 is designed to feed elastic and non-elastic yarns with yarn tension control. The sensor measures the yarn tension and adjusts the feed speed according to preset values. Two modes are available: Constant yarn tension or Remote control yarn tension.


Compressor Piston Jumbo C50K-500/5,5 FIMA

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, a FIMA Piston Compressor was purchased as it follows:

  1. FIMA Piston Compressor
  2. Oil for the Compressor P-100 Mineral Shell
  3. Filter set for the compressor
  4. Hose clamp quick . ¼” male 2/1 Fervi
  5. Three-phase plug 16A 400V commel

FIMA belt drive two stage air compressor, with air tanks from 500 litres and working pressure up to 10 bars. When working under high pressure requirements, the two stage technology comes into operation with two different size cylinders and with an intermediate cooling system. This enables the reduction of the workload and maintains a high volume in both cylinders. This results in a highly efficient machine able to accompany the user in the most challenging circumstances.


PicoPress – device for measuring restraint pressure

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, PicoPress, a device for measuring restraint pressure was purchased as it follows:

  1. PicoPress measuring device
  2. 5 transducers for measuring restraint pressure

PicoPress is a device for measuring restraint pressure, both in static and dynamic conditions. PicoPress is characterized by its extreme simplicity of use; it does not need any initial calibration. After the pressure sensor is placed, you only need to activate the dedicated piston integrated in the device, in order to have the reading of the restraint pressure.


The tensile tester Tensolab 3000 clamps for specific testing of textile and leather

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, a new clamps for tensile tester Tensolab 3000 was purchased as it follows:

  1. Mechanical clamps for tensile testing according to standards EN ISO 3376:2011, EN ISO 3377-1:2011, EN ISO 13934-1:2013…
  2. Mechanical clamps for Grab test according to standards EN ISO 13934-2:2014, EN ISO 13935-2:2014, EN ISO 13936-1:2004, EN ISO 13936-2:2004
  3. Mechanical clamps for leather testing according to standard EN ISO 3377-2:2016
  4. Mechanical clamps for fabrics elasticity testing according to standard EN 14704-1:2005 (strip method).
  5. Mechanical clamps for testing elasticity of textiles according to standard EN 14704-1:2005 (loop method).

PENETROMETER

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, Penetrometer was purchased.

Application: Determination of water resistance of flexible leather to repeated linear compresion according to the EN ISO 5403-1.

Technical characteristics: Four test positions; The light and acoustic signal during water penetration through the leather sample.


LABORATORY UNIT FOR COLOUR FASTNESS ASSESSMENT TO WASHING AND DRY CLEANING

Under the project Comfort and antimicrobial properties of textiles and footwear, funded by National Science Foundation, Laboratory unit for colour fastness assessment to washing and dry cleaning, Mesdan S.p.A., Italy; AUTOWASH II Code 311L was purchased.

Application: Testing of colour fastness of textile materials, natural and synthetic leather to washing and dry cleaning.

Technical characteristics: Water bath; Temperature regulation (up to +98 °C) with accuracy: ±1°C; Equipped with timer; Heating ramp up to 3.5°C/min; Rotation speed: 22 or 40 rpm; Contain up to 8 interchangeable beakers.