Coefficient of Friction (COF) Testers

Model FX-7000 COF Tester

Full-featured Friction Tester for film and sheet materials.  A simple to use analog-based (dial-type force gauge) friction tester, a proven tool for more closely controlling nominal and peak friction.  Fixed sled speed of 6 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  500 gram force scale standard; other ranges available.

Model FX-7100 COF Tester (Pictured)

Full-featured Friction Tester for film and sheet materials.  A simple to use digital-based (digital-type force gauge with integral keypad) friction tester, a proven tool for more closely controlling nominal and peak friction.  Fixed sled speed of 6 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  200 gram force scale standard; other ranges available.

Model FX-7100-FW COF Tester

Full-featured digital-based (LCD-digital display force gauge with integral keypad) Friction Tester which can be run as a stand-alone machine with on-board keypad-driven statistics for automatic calculation and display of static and kinetic friction data on the gauge display.  Calculates and displays both the Static COF and Kinetic COF values without the need for a computer or computer software.  Fixed sled speed of 6 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  500 gram force scale standard; other ranges available.

Model FX-7000-VS COF Tester

Full-featured, simple to use analog-based (dial-type force gauge) friction tester, a proven tool for more closely controlling nominal and peak friction.  Variable speed sled, with speed range from 1 to 20 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  500 gram force scale standard, other ranges available.

Model FX-7100-VS COF Tester

Full-featured digital-based (LCD-digital display force gauge with integral keypad) Friction Tester which can be run as a stand-alone machine or a computer-assisted tester with optional FX-7200 Quality Control Software for automatic calculation and graphical display of static and kinetic friction data.  Variable speed sled, with speed range from 1 to 20 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  200 gram force scale standard; other ranges available

Model FX-7100-VSC COF/Peel/Seal Tester

Full-featured digital-based (LCD-digital display force gauge with integral keypad) dual-purpose Friction Tester which can be run as a stand-alone machine or a computer-assisted tester with optional FX-7200 Quality Control Software for automatic calculation and graphical display of static, kinetic friction, peel, seal, and other test data.  Variable speed sled, with speed range from 1 to 20 inches per minute, meeting ASTM D 1894.  Reversible-direction motor allows higher force testing for COF, Peel, Seal and Tensile up to 45 lb (20 kg) force.  Economically priced, resulting in fast payback of your investment.  200 gram force scale standard; add a second force scale (optional) with measurement ranges including 500 gram, 1 kg, 2 kg, 5 kg or 20 kg for dual-purpose test capability.  Manual mechanical grips included.  Ideal for use with benchtop heat sealers for seal strength testing.

Model FX-7200 Quality Control Software for Model FX-7100, FX-7100-VS, and FX-7100-VSC COF Testers

Oakland's FX-7200 Quality Control Software brings several advances to coefficient of friction testing.  Wide range of statistical and graphical information including static coefficient of friction and kinetic coefficient of friction, with the ability to edit and define the field of data included in the kinetic friction calculation.  Many application-specific functions make this an invaluable addition to your film, foil, converting, or paper coefficient of friction tester.

Accessories for your FX Series Coefficient of Friction Testers

Oakland offers a complete line of accessories for your FX Series friction testers including cutting templates to reduce sample preparation time, calibration tools to allow in-house system calibration, and our industry-leading FX-7200 Quality Control Software for Force vs. Time graphing and statistics.  Serial cables are available to allow operation of your 7100 Series friction testers to operate in Digital mode or Digital/Software mode.

Operational Video of the FX Series COF Tester:

FX-7100 COF Tester Video