promace mace snag tester top half instrument


Mace Snag Tester with TestWise Touch™



Mace Snag Tester with TestWise Touch™. For testing the snagging resistance of apparel and upholstery fabrics.


Standards compliant

When used with IMAT-UVE mace balls the ProMace is compliant with VDA, Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V., the German Automotive Industry Association

Smaller footprint

The vertical 2 x 2 configuration has a footprint 50% smaller in comparison with other mace snag testers

Less risk of damage

The mace balls are stored in non-contact holders designed to remove the risk of pin damage

Safe & reliable

A hinged interlocked safety guard fully encloses the instrument - the testing is performed with complete safety

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Material / End use

Edge of car seat with coated upholstery

Automotive seat fabrics

ProMace is designed to perform mace snag tests on automotive seat covers including seating used in railway carriages

army uniforms heavyweight fabric

Heavyweight fabric

Mace snag testing is a test method used to test heavyweight fabrics and apparel such as military uniforms

padded headboard upholstery in light grey - suitable for textile testing

Upholstery & Furnishings

Test robust fabric such as domestic and commercial upholstery and home furnishings

Technical Specification

Rotational Speed 60 rpm ± 2 rpm
Space requirements Length 64cm (door open)
Width 52cm
Height 89cm
Approx. nett weight 73kg
Power Single phase
Rating per phase (A) 0.1
Watts 20


  • ASTM D3939
  • JIS L 1058
  • VDA 230-220