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    Universal Testing Machine, Zwiss/Roell BDO-FB0.5TH

    This device has a 500-N load cell to determine the mechanical properties of plastic materials according to the ASTM D-882 standard. The device can determine tensile force, the percentage of elongation and elasticity by means of a traction assay. With accessories, this equipment measures the friction coefficient, providing the static and dynamic friction coefficients of flexible plastic materials.

    Workplace: Department of Food Sciences and Technology, Packaging Laboratory, University of Santiago, Obispo Manuel Umaña #050.

    Coordinator: Maria José Galotto López · · (56-2) 7184512, (56-2) 7764796 (Fax)


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