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Damping method for paints & coatings - automatic version

byko-swing König

  • Includes base unit and König pendulum
  • Can also be used for Persoz method with optional Persoz pendulum
$5,425.00 €4,695.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • Automated design ensures reliable and repeatable measurement of coating hardness by reducing operator intervention
  • Motorized sample platform lifts the sample into the test position
  • Pendulum is positioned and released automatically
  • Automatic counter with signal when deflection is below 3° (König) or 4° (Persoz) respectively
  • Changeable from König to Persoz and vice versa with corresponding pendulum
  • Pre-assembled draft shield with easy access door
  • UL/CE/CSA certification
  • Compliant with ASTM D4366 and ISO 1522
  • Smallest sample size: 65mm x 75mm (2.6 x 3.0 inches)
  • Largest sample size: 102mm x 229mm (4.0 x 9.0 inches)
  • Maximum sample thickness : 8.5mm (0.33 inches)
  • Minimum sample thickness is limited by the rigidity of the sample.

Technical Attributes

  • Power supply
    100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz, max. 1 A
  • Weight
    18.4 kg
  • Weight
    40.6 lb
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    25 x 28 x 77 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    10 x 11 x 30.3 in
  • Weight
    200 g ± 0.2
  • Ball Diameter
    5 mm
  • Deflection Start/End
    6° / 3°
  • Period of Oscillation
    1.4 s
  • Damping Time on Glass
    250 s ± 10 s






Delivery Content

Pendulum hardness tester
Protective cover
Pendulum König (5856)
Glass calibration standard
Power supply
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