For textile laboratories, dyehouses and finishers the James Heal ThermaPlate (Scorch Tester) offers full flexibility, enabling users to test colour fastness, sublimation fastness and thermal stability for all known retailers and international methods on the same instrument.
The size of the hotplate on this scorch tester (210mm x 210mm) allows for standards which require a larger sample, for example M&S P10.
When designing the Touchscreen we worked closely with users and our textile technologists to produce an intuitive touchscreen that makes the ThermaPlate very easy to operate. Set up is intuitive and navigation is quick, which ensures the set-up of a test is simple. The familiar feel of a touchscreen is similar to devices used everyday to ensure minimal training.
Further features of the ThermaPlate Touchscreen User Interface include:
The Touchscreen can be set to 9 different languages, accessed through the Settings menu. These are:
The top and bottom plates are independently controlled and can be heated separately, suitable for standards such as ISO 105-X11 and AATCC 133.
A range of features ensure the ThermaPlate is optimised for user safety, including cool exterior surfaces and a warning light for temperatures over 60°c.
A timer is activated by pressing the Start button on the Touchscreen once the lid is closed and the plates are at temperature or automated when the lid is closed.
The specimen platform is useful for assembling composite specimens and for the quick removal of hot specimens ready for efficient testing of the next specimen.
A temperature measuring kit allows the operator to perform verification checks on the hot plates to confirm they are working correctly between calibration visits.
A full range of test materials for the ThermaPlate are sized to achieve the correct operating pressure, to reduce preparation time.
We understand that you are looking for a full package so we offer complete support for the full life of your Thermaplate:
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With tests ranging from dry heat shrinkage to sublimation fastness you will need quality test materials to get the very best from your ThermaPlate. We recommend using genuine James Heal materials to ensure accuracy of testing. The following test materials complement ThermaPlate:
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Further information on the the key benefits and the dimensions of the ThermaPlate, Colour Fastness and Stability Tester, is available on this flyer.
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