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Elcometer 1720 Abrasion and Washability Tester

These robust, reliable and extremely versatile machines have been designed for testing the washability, brushability and resistance of a wide range of materials including paint, lacquers, inks, coatings, leather, wood, plastics, printed material, fabrics etc.

  • Made from anodised aluminium making it durable and robust
  • All stations can be tested wet or dry
  • The durable and robust design is stable under test allowing repeatable results, even at the fastest stroke speeds
  • Rapid tool change
  • Test up to 4 samples simultaneously
  • Multi-lingual digital display
  • User adjustable stroke length from 10 to 300mm (0.4 to 11.8”)
  • Speed Cycles can be adjusted from 10 to 65 cycles per minute or set to the ISO Standard of 37 cycles /min
  • Wide range of tools available, for testing flat and curved samples
  • Available with or without an integrated liquid dosing pump


Meeting Standards

  • With the wide range of tools available many Standards can be tested in one unit
  • All units can be used in accordance with ASTM, DIN, EN and ISO Standards
  • Easily adjustable to customers unique applications using the special tools
  • Washability and abrasion testing on flat and curved samples up to 13mm (0.51”) thick

Interchangeable Tools

  • All tools are interchangeable with the rapid tool change system, making the unit ideal for use in accordance with a wide range of Standards



User Adjustable

  • Stroke length can be quickly and easily changed by the user to meet their specific requirements between 10 - 300mm (0.4 - 11.8”)
  • Speed of carriage can be adjusted between 10 and 65 cycles per minute
  • Cycle counter can be pre-set for a defined number of cycles from 1 - 32,760


Wet and Dry

  • All stations can be tested wet or dry
  • Versions are available with or without an internal liquid pump
  • Samples can be tested under wet or dry conditions



  • With the ability to test up to 4 different characteristics simultaneously, significant time can be saved
  • With it’s rapid tool change system setting up tests is fast and easy
  • Easy sample placement allows quick change between tests

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