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Cupping Tester

BS 3900 E4, DIN 53156, DIN 53232, ECCA T6, EN 13523-6, ISO 1520,...

  • Metal sheets up to 1.2mm (0.05”) thick
  • Used for assessing the cupping ability of coatings 

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This robust and user-friendly tester is used for assessing the cupping ability of coatings applied to metal sheets up to 1.2mm (0.05”) thick.


STANDARDS:
BS 3900 E4, DIN 53156, DIN 53232, ECCA T6, EN 13523-6, ISO 1520, JIS K 5600-5-2, NBN T22-104, NF T30-019


The Elcometer 1620 Cupping Tester has a 27mm (1.06”) diameter hardened steel die in a clamping device and a 20mm (0.79”) diameter punch. A hand-rotated crank and reduction drive moves the punch progressively into the sample.

The Elcometer 1620 Cupping Tester has a digital gauge with an illuminated magnifier to accurately view the resultant damage and provides accurate readings of the cupping depth on an integrated gauge. Direct viewing of the fissures, cracks and tears in the coating of up to 10μm (0.4mil) can be viewed through the supplied x10 illuminated magnifying glass.
Part NumberDescriptionGauge TypeCertificate
K0001620M004Elcometer 1620/4 Manual Cupping TesterDigital (mm, mils)ο
Dimensions300 x 240 x 500mm (12 x 10 x 20”)
Weight24kg (531lb)
Packing ListElcometer 1620 Cupping Tester, gauge, gauge holder, zero setting sheet, illuminated 10x magnifying glass with magnet and operating instructions