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

Material / End use

Automotive seat fabrics

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

Heavyweight fabric

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

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