Textile laboratory machines

Textile laboratory machines second hand | Strength testers
Measuring machines | Pilot lines for research and laboratory
Sample carding machines | Sample needle looms

1 pc. sample carding machine (Ref. No. 5239080).
330 mm roller width. The manufacturer and the year of construction are
not known. The machine is an older model. 
The small lab carder needs a reconditioning. The card clothing and the
belts should be replaced. One bearing is damaged. The rollers shall be
adjusted and safety devices such as emergency stop shall be installed. 
The carding machine was used to run wool,
The covers are available. The motor is heavy current. 

3 pcs. tension testers ZWICK (Ref. No. 5239039).
Year of construction 1994 / 2001, second-hand.
Machine 1: Type BZ2 5 / TN1S. Construction year 2001.
Machine 2: Type 1120.28. Construction year 1994.
Machine 3: Type BZ1-MMUTS3KN.UT01. 
All 3 tension testers are still in use and are in a very good condition.
Last calibration was done just recently. 

1 pc. drum tester FEINGERÄTE BAUMBERG type KSG (Ref. No. 5239012).
Year of construction 1983, second-hand.

1 pc. roller chair testing machine (Ref. No. 5239013). 

12 pcs. textile laboratory machines SDL/ATLAS / FRMYA / XRITE /
VERIVIDE / ELECTROLUX (Ref. No. 5238940).
Year of construction 1998 and 2000, second-hand.
The various laboratory machines were purchased 1998 and 2000 and the
scope of supply is consisting of: 
1. SDL Atlas Specimen mounting with light source.
Suitable for the determination of pilling and snagging results.
This accessory accommodates pilling and snagging testers, and is
portable and easy to install on a table or wall. 
2. Manual crockmeter from SDL/Atlas.
Suitable for the determination of wet and dry rubbing colour fastness with
3. Fryma Fabric Dual Extensiometer.
To simply and economically determine the stretch and recovery of textile
fabrics, both knitted and woven. The apparatus consists of a loading
frame with clamps and a screw tensioning device, two 3 kg loading
weights and sample cutting templates. 
4. Xrite (former Gretag Macbeth) hand held Spectrophotometer.
Type Color Eye XTH. ColorEye XTH is an instrument for reading both large
and small samples, as well as the most challenging shapes and sizes. The
compact portable offers accurate, flexible measurements, especially on
contoured and textured opaque parts. 
5. SDL Textile moisture meter kit with analogue readings.
Electronic moisture meter to determine the moisture content percentage
of fibre, yarns and fabrics, natural, synthetics and blends. Supplied with 3
probes for fibre, yarn and fabric, blend conversion charts and carrying
case (battery operated). Calibration check kit available. 
6. Ohaus Explorer Precision Balance. 
7. Verivide CAC 60-5 Light Box.
Light Cabinet - 600mm - 5 lights. 
8. SDL Pilling and snagging tester
A universal pilling and snagging tester drive system with 2 positions to
rapidly replicate pilling or snagging on fabrics in a fraction of the time due
to normal wear. 
9. SDL Bursting strength tester P 1000.
For determining the bursting strength of woven or knitted fabrics,
nonwovens, paper and board by application of a pneumatic load under a
rubber diaphragm of a specific area.
10. Atlas Streak Analyzer.
The function is to isolate barré fabrics caused by physical differences
(yarn tension, yarn thickness etc.) against chemical reasons (yarn dye
absorption, dye house problems etc.). 
11. SDL/Atlas Rotawash Colorfastness tester.
To determine color fastness to washing to ISO, BSI AATCC and SDC
12. Electrolux Wascator FOM 71-MP Lab washing machine.
For determination of shrinkage and appearance of fabric after washing. 
It is preferred to sell the machinery as a package, but an individual sale of
single equipment could eventually be considered. 

1 pc. tester (similar to Uster II) KEISOKKI Tester 80 (Ref. No. 5238874).
The machine is in good condition and was used for 100% wool. 

1 pc. sample carding machine (Ref. No. 5238799).
330 mm roller width.
The manufacturer and the year of construction are not known.
Definitely, the carding machine is of older age and has been used from
1948 till 1989 in a German factory and is in dry storage since then.
In the previous production, it was used for wool and viscose.
The machine has a high voltage motor. 
The dimensions of the frame table are approx.:
1400 mm length x 760 mm width x 830 mm height.
The carding machine is 700 mm high.

1 pc. tension tester ZWICK type 1425 (Ref. No. 5238716).
Year of construction 1991, second-hand.
Last calibration in 2009.
Last modernization (incl. drive) in 2002.
Including Software TestExpert 1.

1 pc. Dyeing jet sample dyeing machine MCS type  "1st sample"
(Ref. No. 5238673). 7 kg capacity. Purchased new in 2010.
The lab dyeing machine is in a very good condition and has been used 15
times only. The de-installation was done 2012 and the machine is in dry
storage since then.
The machine is suitable for high temperature. 

1 pc. Crockmaster JAMES HEAL + CO (Ref. No. 5238522).

1 pc. sample carding machine MASCHINENBAU MEMMINGEN
(Ref. No. 5238617). 700 mm working width, year of construction 1950.
With fine card clothing. 

1 pc. PH tester HANNA INSTRUMENTS B 417 (Ref. No. 5238523).

2 pcs. HCC  µ-Meter HONIGMANN (Ref. No. 5236917).
Year of construction 2001 + 2000.
Complete system with HONIGMANN Thermo- / Hygrometer.
The units are in good condition. 

1 pc. laboratory dyeing machine UGOLINI Sp 110 (Ref. No. 5236318).
Including AIGI 316 stainless steel tank, capacity 15 l.
Including digital control and dosage unit. The machine is steam heated. 

1 pc. large tension tester ZWICK (Ref. No. 5238685).
Year of construction 1970s, second-hand.
Up to 1000 daN.



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Tornado Textilmaschinen GmbH Import-Export is used textile machinery dealer from Germany / Europe. We offer surplus nonwovens equipment and pre-owned textile machinery for sale. We buy and sell second-hand strength testers, measuring machines, pilot lines for research and laboratory, sample carding machines, sample needle looms and similar used laboratory equipment for textiles, nonwovens and fiber spinning. Your offers and enquiries would be appreciated.


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