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Balanced Beam Scrape and Mar Tester

Article No. 5780

Balanced Beam Adhesion/Mar Tester
Adhesion Tester for scrape and mar resistance

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$4,295.00 €3,755.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


The Balance Beam Tester has a flexible design to perform paint adhesion or mar resistance testing on a variety of substrates.

  • Several stylus designs to optimize the test method
  • Fast setup and easy to use
  • Compliant with ASTM methods D2197, D2248, D2454, D5178
  • Weight force directly applied over the stylus for better precision
  • Large weight selection range from 10 to 12,000 grams

Technical Attributes


  • Weight
    23.1 kg
  • Weight
    51 lb
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    61 x 20 x 38 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    24 x 8 x 15 in



D2197 D2248 D2454 D5178

Delivery Content

Loop stylus (5781)
Needle stylus (5782)
Weight post and holder
Weight rack and set of 12 weights:
6977 (1 x 10g, 2 x 20g, 1 x 50g, 1 x 100g, 2 x 200g,
1 x 500g), 6972 (1 x 1000g), 2 x 6974 (2 x 2000g ), 6976 (1 x 5000g)



Adhesion is of utmost importance for surface coatings to guarantee effective corrosion protection and resistance to physical damage. In practice, various testing methods are used to evaluate adhesion properties.

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