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CS 3000

ISO 815 DIN 53517 ASTM D395

For compression set testing according to ISO 815, DIN 53517, ASTM D395 and other International Standards, the CS 3000 compression set fixtures enable measurements of a rubber compound’s ability to return to its original thickness after prolonged compressive stresses.

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    CS 3000

    MonTech compression set fixtures are entirely made of precision ground stainless steel and feature stiff compression plates as well as sets of spacers according to customer choice. Optionally suitable tempering oven and height gages are available.

    CS 3000

    Compression set fixtures CS 3000 for constant deflection testing according to ISO 815, DIN 53517, ASTM D 395 and other International Standards.

    Compression set testing measures the ability of rubber to return to its original thickness after prolonged compressive stresses. As a rubber sample is compressed over time between two flat parallel plates with a predefined percentage and kept for a specific time at a certain temperature, it loses its ability to return to its original thickness. This loss of resiliency, also called memory or permanent set, characterizes the capability of an elastomeric product to perform over a long period of time. MonTech Compression set fixtures are entirely made of precision ground stainless steel and feature stiff compression plates as well as sets of spacers according to customer choice. Two standard dimensions of compression set test fixtures are readily available from stock – each size is available in a single and double layer configuration. Optionally suitable tempering ovens, height gages and curing moulds in accordance with standards are available.

    Speciality Compression set fixtures CS 3000

    In addition MonTech manufactures a variety of specialized compression set testing tools for various applications such as:

    • Compression set testing under deflection with variable / adjustable spacing for highest flexibility

    • Compression set testing under constant force ASTM D395 Method A, UNI 4913-2, FIAT 50410

    • Compression set acc. PV 3307 Standard for testing 6 specimens with 15mm diameter simultaneously

    • Compression set acc. PV 3330 Standard for testing on finished parts – spacers per customer request

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