Techtextil North America 2012 Exhibitor Preview: ATI Advanced Testing Instruments

GREER, S.C. — March 2012 — What’s New In Testing Equipment News


Air Permeability Tester

The FX 3300 IV “LabAir” is the fourth generation of air permeability testers for laboratory
applications to help customers increase productivity and to improve quality. It is used for fast,
simple and accurate determination of the air permeability of all kinds of flat material and foam
cubes. The measuring range covers dense papers and airbag fabrics as well as extremely open
non-woven and forming fabrics.


Portable Air Permeability Tester

The FX 3360 “Portair” is a unique instrument for determination of the air permeability (or of
the pressure drop at a selectable air velocity) and the thickness of fabrics, non-wovens, felts and
films. The main application is paper machine clothing.

The instrument is suitable for both spot test and profile measurements on stationary or
moving webs, directly in the production line, the finishing line or at the inspection table.


On-Line Tester

The FX 3500 On-Line Tester “Combiscan” is a state of the art instrument for continuous
measurement of air permeability or pressure drop, respectively, thickness and basis weight of woven
fabrics, non-wovens, felts, films and paper machine clothing at the moving web. The instrument is
designed for direct integration into new or existing production lines.


Mobil Air Permeability Tester

The FX 3320 Air Permeability Tester “Mobilair” is a portable instrument for determination of
the air permeability both, in the laboratory and in a mobile environment. It is especially suitable
for measurements on contaminated samples, such as used filters.

The Mobilair can be supplied in two versions:

• Model FX 3320 OP5 with over pressure pump for contaminated samples.

• Model FX 3320 UP5 with standard vacuum pump.

Posted on March 6, 2012

Source: ATI Corp.