James Heal crockmaster crockmeter hand operated for textile testing

CrockMaster

Crockmeter, colour fastness to rubbing tester

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Overview

James Heal's CrockMaster is a crockmeter instrument used to determine colour fastness to wet and dry rubbing. It tests textiles, carpets, laminates, and printing inks, as well as the micro-scratch resistance of lacquers, coatings and painted surfaces. It is available in motorised and hand-operated models.

Features

Two models available

Available as either a hand operated or motorised instrument.

Easy to load

The rubbing finger is easy to load with crocking cloth by using a spring clip.

Alternative applications

Apart from textile testing, the CrockMaster can be used to test the colour fastness to rubbing of carpets, laminates and printing inks.

It also tests the micro-scratch resistance of lacquers, coatings or painted surfaces.

Flexible Design

The specimen clamp has been designed to be suitable for a wide variety of materials.

The weight to produce a loading of 9N is removable and alternative weights can be used.

Material / End use

pile of fabrics in multiple colours

Fabric

grey and white yarns, textile testing components

Yarn

Pile of jumpers, textiles, apparel, fabric

Apparel

Backpacks and outdoorwear in mountain setting

Outdoor wear

Blue carpet

Carpet

Woman on run in sportswear

Sportswear

Technical Specification

Conditioned atmosphere recommended Yes
Positioning Bench standing
Space requirements
Motorised CrockMaster Length 66.0cm
Width 32.0cm
Height 23.0cm
Hand Operated CrockMaster Length 66.0cm
Width 12.0cm
Height 23.0cm
Approximate net weight
Motorised CrockMaster 18kg
Hand Operated CrockMaster 10kg
Power (Motorised CrockMaster) Single phase Yes
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ISO
  • ISO 105-X12
M&S
  • M&S C08
NEXT
  • NEXT TM06
BSI
  • BS 2543
  • BS 3424: Part 14
AATCC
  • AATCC 165
  • AATCC 8
IKEA
  • IKEA IOS-TM-0002
Mercedes Benz
  • Mercedes Benz DBL 7384