Combining engineering excellence with a culture of innovation, James Heal provide elegant product solutions for accurate and reliable materials testing.Find out more
Since 1872 we've been on a mission to improve every aspect of materials testing, so our customers can achieve consistent and accurate results, every time.
The finest textile testing instruments, designed specifically with product and materials testing professionals in mind.View our instruments
Premium quality test consumables, batch checked to ensure accurate, consistent testing, time after time.View test materials
Xenon Arc Light Fastness Tester with TestWise Touch™.
TruFade is used to test the colour fastness to light of textiles, leather and other materials, simplifying a difficult area of light fastness testing to deliver consistent and accurate results. Now with onboard Weathering.
TruFade can test a range of standards and retailer test methods, including ISO 105-B02 and ISO 105-B04.
Universal Testing Machine with TestWise™ software, available in 5kN and 10kN capacity models. A tensile tester suitable for testing a diverse range of applications - from apparel and non-wovens, to rubber and other non-textile materials.View instrument
Pneumatic Bursting Strength Tester with TestWise™ software and a range of bursting strength and fatigue tests suitable for knitted textiles, medical textiles, non-wovens, paper and plastics.View instrument
Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester with TestWise Touch™, available with up to 9 stations and adaptable to test a wide range of applications including textiles, socks, leather, coated upholstery, carpets, wood and shirt collars.
We were involved in the development of the original Martindale with Dr Martindale and WIRA in the 1940s. We have since established our position as a leading supplier with over 60 years of testing and development.View instrument
Standardised Tumble Dryer for textile testing. Used to simulate domestic laundering conditions, drying tests and shrinkage testing to meet standards and retailer test methods. With TestWise Touch™, our intuitive, easy to use software which simplifies the testing process.View instrument
Digital Elmendorf Tear Tester with TestWise™ software and touch-screen. Supplied with easy to fit pendulum weights suitable for testing woven and non-woven textiles as well as paper, plastic and other sheet materials.View instrument
The textiles industry has been under global scrutiny for decades with regards its carbon footprint and sustainability concerns.
Our TruRain water repellency tester is the first step to a more sustainable future, using 99% less water and over 80% total cost savings.Find out more
Designed and engineered in Great Britain, James Heal products are embraced by product developers, material and quality specialists the world over. Find out more about our global network of distributors here.Find out more about our Global Network