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HSA - Heat Shrinlage Analyzer

HSA - Heat Shrinlage Analyzer

Measuring Instrument for the Investigation of the Dimension Stability of Paper/Board/OPP Foils under Thermal load

  • Main applications:

    • Runnability at professional laser printing machines and copy machines
    • Register
      • four color laser printing
      • offset printing
      • rotogravure printing, decor printing
    • Waviness at web offset
    • Staple problems at professional offset-, copy and laser printing paper

    Special applications:

    • pre-impregnates
    • plastic foils
    • wall papers
    • special filter paper


    • shrinkage-time-diagram,
    • shrinkage at a time point t


    • producer of paper, board, foils
    • producer of printer, copy machines, printing machine


    • Temperature adjustment via PC software
    • Includes measurement of paper moistness and humidity, ambient temperature
    • Change in dimension in MD and CD can be measured separately
    • Measuring results:
      • Dimension-Time-Diagram
      • Change in dimension at a selectable time point
    • Measuring range:
      • Stretching up to approx. 27%
      • Shrinkage up to approx. 25%
    • High accuracy
    • Measuring temperature: from ambient temperature up to max. 230°C
    • Efficient and user-friendly Software
    • Export of the measuring data into MS EXCEL with a single mouse click
    • Easy to handle
    • Compact and robust construction
    • Non interference prone


    • Range of temperature: from ambient temperature up to 230°C
    • Sample dimension: 60mmx200mm (MD/CD)
    • Resolution: 0,013%
    • Operating voltage: 115V 60Hz / 220V 50Hz
    • Dimensions: HxWxD 295 x 280 x 320 mm
    • Weight: approx. 15 kg
    • Accuracy: +/- 0,05% abs. +/- 5%rel.
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