84-02 Universal Tester 2.5kN - AT

    The 2.5kN is a single-column, Universal tester. In stand-alone mode the machine can be programmed with up to 100 different test methods ranging from the most basic to the most sophisticated machine control, all with full graphics and statistical display. It is the ideal solution to testing problems where there is a need for precise, efficient and consistent performance.


    Plastics, Film, Paper, Tissue, Cord, Textiles, Nonwovens, Packaging, Rubber, Food, Adhesives, Fibers, Wire.


    • Range 2.5kN
    • Number of Columns 1
    • Vertical Space (mm) 1170
    • Crosshead Travel Excluding Grips (mm) 1100 by 0.001
    • Throat (mm) 200
    • Frame Stiffness (kN/min) 5
    • Speed Range (mm/min) 0.001 to 1000
    • Speed Accuracy (%) +/- 0.1
    under stable conditions
    • Power (kW) 0.3
    • Max Force at Full Speed (kN) 2.5kN
    • Max Speed at Full Load (mm/min) 1000
    • Operating Temp (°C) -10° to +40°
    • Operating Humidity +10 to +90%
    • Data Sampling Rate Maximum 12kHz with up to 200Hz data frames
    • Accuracy +/-0.5% of reading down to 1/1000th of load cell capacity
    • Available Load Cells 5N, 10N, 20N, 100N, 250N, 500N, 1kN, 2.5kN, 3kN, 5kN,10kN, 20kN Maximum of four load cells up to capacity of machine

    Force Measurement   Extension Measurement
    • Universally Calibrated, better than Grade 0.5 EN 10002.2, DIN 51221 ASTM E-4, AFNOR A03-501. Range 0.4% to 100% minimum.
    • Available cells, 5, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1,000 and 2,500N.
    • Automatic identification of load cell.
    • Resolution 1 part in 500,000 with autoranging. 800% overload protection capacity. Electronic load cell protection.
    • Force sampling up to 1000/second. Up to 150% analog load tare.
    • Newton, kgf or lbf.
    • Peak hold facility.
    • Full frame length to 0.001mm.
    • Resolution 0.001mm.
    • Accuracy 0.01mm.
    • Absolute, relative and auxiliary modes mm, inch and percent.
    • Programmable extension limits.
    Display and Control
    • Full color active matrix high resolution graphics display.
    • Full 46 key Alpha Numeric keypad with embossed tactile key action.
    • 5 function keys.
    • Prominent, dedicated up/down/stop keys.
    • Emergency stop switch.
    Load Frame Speed Control
    • Extruded support columns with Tee slots for accessory mounting.
    • Frame stiffness 25 to 300kN/mm dependent on model.(Zero deflection using K factor facility.)
    • Recirculating ballscrews with preload.
    • Electronic limit trips, total travel trips and customer programmable safety stops.
    • Bellows screw covers.
    • Rubber mat front protection.
    • 4 quadrant precision DC servo motor with closed loop control.
    • Drive system temperature and current protection.
    • Positional jog speed 0.001mm/min to maximum.
    • Speed setting increments 0.001mm/min. Options of load, stress and strain rate control.
    CE Marking Power
    • Conforms to all relevant European standards with NAMAS certification.
    • 110/125/220/240/415V 50/60Hz
    • Special versions can be supplied with wider throats and extended straining frames to suit special purposes
    • In addition to standard fixtures, special grips and fixtures can be made for custom applications.


    • Integral PC system running full universal windows software with industry standard and customer specific test methods pre-installed.
    • Touch screen display with active tester control panel and readout screen showing real time test curves calculated results and statistics. Height adjustable and fully articulated.
    • Optional full color printer system mounted on universal position swivel arm.
    • Fully digital testing system with high precision control and accuracy, includes automated computer control of test methods giving simplicity of operation.
    • Ease of testing with digital sample break detection, autoranging, auto-calibration, quick tare and auto return facilities.
    • 800% overload protection capability of load cells in tension and compression.
    • Grips and fixtures for tension, compression, flexure, shear and product testing.
    • Small footprint design, giving economy of bench and floor space.
    • High efficiency pre-loaded self cleaning ballscrews for fast, quiet testing. Fitted with sealed for life lubricated end bearings.
    • Crosshead guidance system providing precise alignment and smooth running.
    • Precision crosshead control via digital AC servo drive and brushless servo motor giving maintenance free operation and 4,000,000 steps per revolution positional control.
    • High speed data collection systems for up to 4 synchronous channels.
    • 6 I/O channels for additional devices such as extensometers, micrometers, callipers, balances etc.
    • High stiffness loading frames with solid specialised steel crossheads and rigid extruded support columns with T-slots for accessory mounting.
    • Overload, overtravel and impact protection.

      Depth:   450 mm (18 in.)
      Height:   1475 mm (58 in.)
      Width:   590 mm (23 in.)
      Weight   92 kg (203 lb)


    Electrical: Dual input selectable 115 or 230V, 1ph 50/60Hz.


    Catalog Number 84-02-02-0008

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