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PosiTest® Pull-Off Adhesion Test

Article No. 5142

PosiTest ATA-20
Automatic Pull-Off Adhesion Tester

  • Electronically controlled hydraulic pump automatically applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure
  • Greatly reduces user effort and the risk of influencing the pulling process
  • User adjustable pull rate, pull limit and hold time
  • A rechargeable NiMH battery is built-in providing up to 200 tests per charge
  • High resolution screen
  • Wireless connection to a smart device
  • Records the nature of the failure: cohesion, adhesion, or glue failure

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$2,880.00 €2,973.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • Portable, hand-operated instrument can be used in any position and requires no external power source-ideal for the lab and on-site
  • Large scale reads clearly and easily in PSI and MPa
  • Inexpensive, single-use dollies eliminate the need for heating, cleaning, or brushing for re-use
  • Self-aligning dolly enables measurement on smooth or uneven surfaces without adversely affecting the test results
  • Heavy-duty hydraulic pump with safety valve helps prevent damage to pressure system
  • Quick-coupling makes securing dollies in actuator simple, fast and trouble-free
  • Multi-purpose, high-tensile two-part adhesive suitable for use with a wide variety of coatings and coating thicknesses
  • Cutting tool for isolating test area is included
  • Coating adhesion tester pressure system is calibrated and certified to ±1 % accuracy (full-scale) and comes with a two-year warranty
  • Internal memory stores up to 200 pulls. This includes maximum pull-off pressure, rate of pull, test duration, and dolly size
  • Optional PosiSoft software available to upload test results
  • USB Port PC interface
  • 10, 14, 20, and 50mm dollies

Technical Attributes

    Technical Specifications

  • Adhesion Strength
    0 - 20 MPa
  • Adhesion Strength
    0 - 3000 psi
  • Resolution
    ± 1.0 psi
  • Resolution
    ± 0.01 MPa
  • Dolly Size
    20 mm
  • General

  • Weight
    5.5 kg
  • Weight
    12 lb
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    43 x 33 x 15 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    17 x 13 x 6 in



4624 16276-1


D4541 D7234

It conforms to international standards including ASTM D4541, D7234; ISO 4624, 16276-1; AS/NZS 1580.408.5 and others.

Delivery Content

Adhesion Tester with digital display
Electrocially controlled hydraulic pump
Dolly set 20mm (0030)
Cutting tool for 20 mm dollies
Adhesive Kit (0032)
Flexibel hose 1.5 m (5 ft.)
USB Cable
Certificate of calibration
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