United's 5kN Foam Tester incorporates an extended crosshead and a wider and longer base to accommodate large foam samples.
Ideal for testing to several popular foam testing standards.
- ASTM C1427 - Standard Specification for Extruded Preformed Flexible Cellular Polyolefin Thermal Insulation in Sheet and Tubular Form
- ASTM D1621 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties Of Rigid Cellular Plastics
- ASTM D3574 - Standard Test Methods for Flexible Cellular Materials—Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams
- ASTM D3575 - Standard Test Methods for Flexible Cellular Materials Made From Olefin Polymers
- ASTM F1566 – Standard Test Methods for Evaluation of Innersprings, Boxsprings, Mattresses or Mattress Sets
- ASTM F1839 – Standard Specification for Rigid Polyurethane Foam for Use as a Standard Material for Testing Orthopaedic Devices and Instruments
- Compression testing
- Force resistance testing
- Tensile and compression testing