29 November 2017
Tensile testing is one of the most widely used physical tests for textiles and other materials. By measuring the force required to elongate a specimen to breaking point, the textile properties can be … more
09 November 2017
We are pleased to welcome Oskar Engblom and the team at Ilmakunnas Oy as our new Sales Channel Partner for Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Ilmakunnas are a dynamic, family-owned … more
19 October 2017
The second interview of our Meet the Expert series is with John Pratt, who is a Technical Support Engineer. We find out more about building relationships across the world and the importance of an … more
27 July 2017
With a support package from James Heal, you get all of the benefits from the latest TestWise software upgrade - at no extra cost to you. TechSmart Super is our paid support package, recommended to … more
18 July 2017
We've improved how we support our customers, as we aim to provide not only the highest quality instruments and test materials - but the service and support to match. Taking on board customer and … more
18 July 2017
Trusted by leading brands, retailers, manufacturers and laboratories all over the world, since 1872 James Heal has set the standard in textile testing by helping customers in over 60 countries to … more
17 July 2017
TestWise is our flagship software, developed by Textile Technologists - for Textile Technologists, and built with the operator in mind for faster, more intuitive testing for more efficient and … more
12 July 2017
In our latest blog, our Applications Specialists share their expertise and explore the issues surrounding this essential technology, and the University of Leeds explain how the TruFade Light Fastness … more
27 June 2017
There has been a great deal of media coverage recently about the importance of keeping software up to date.
Take the recent NHS ‘Ransomware’ attack. For the benefit of our readers … more
21 October 2016
Our new Martindale range, featuring integrated market-leading touchscreen technology, has made it's debut at the ITMA Exhibition in Shanghai.
The James Heal Martindale abrasion and pilling tester, … more
17 October 2016
We are excited to showcase for the first time our innovative new touchscreen-based user interface at the ITMA Asia Exhibition in Shanghai (21st-25th October 2016).
The revolutionary new … more
09 August 2016
An investment of over £150,000 into a new CNC Machining Centre, in the James Heal Machine Shop, will improve quality, reduce production time and positively impact capacity in readiness for … more
20 May 2016
We're proud of the innovation and quality of instruments, but you don't have to take our word for it. Here are 12 reasons why you should choose the James Heal ElmaTear electronic elmendorf tester to … more
21 March 2016
We are pleased to be attending a leading exhibition and seminar to promote and share our testing knowledge in Vietnam. In partnership with agent Thach Anh Vang, we will be exhibiting at SaigonTex 20 … more
21 December 2015
12 months on from our acquisition by US investment firm Battery Ventures, we were proud to showcase our position as the innovation leader in textile testing solutions at ITMA 2015.
As 2015 draws to … more
15 September 2015
We have launched ProMace, a mace snag tester which we believe to be the safest, most efficient, accurate and repeatable instrument of its type available in the market. ProMace, which is used to … more
04 March 2015
We are pleased to launch the latest model of our AccuDry, a leading instrument for repeatable and standard conditions for tumble drying. This air-vented tumble dryer is used to simulate … more
06 January 2015
James Heal is excited to be exhibiting for the first time at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market (ORWM) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, this event brings … more
01 December 2014
We are delighted to announce the launch of Titan5, the latest model of our popular Universal Strength Tester. We have substantially increased the tension and compression capacities of the Titan5, … more
16 September 2014
Our new Impulse is one of several instruments within our range for evaluating pilling and is a two-chamber instrument designed and built to meet American standard ASTM D3512, SANS 6116, the Japanese … more
16 September 2014
Our Textile Testing Group, a social media group on LinkedIn set up in May 2010, recently achieving a milestone by passing 2,000 members and is now firmly established as the go-to group for … more
16 September 2014
Our Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester has evolved over several decades and on each occasion we have offered improved design and intuitive operating features for the users, with every detail and … more
10 September 2014
Headquartered in a 300 year old castle, the Hohenstein Institute is a world-leading research and teaching facility for the textile and clothing industry and commercial textile care. … more
27 November 2013
James Heal are delighted to announce the launch of GyroWash2 - our new improved washing and dry cleaning colour fastness tester.
Demonstrating user-focused design and exquisite attention to … more
14 October 2013
Read our latest blog and find out how James Heal and Scandinavia's leading design college work together to inspire future generations of the textile industry.
As a business we're committed to the … more
24 July 2013
The James Heal bespoke Blue Wools service has now got even better, with our new ‘virtual samples’.
Developed to eliminate uncertainty, this innovative service allows customers to request … more
10 September 2012
James Heal exhibited in Cambodia for the first time last month - at the Cambodia International Machinery Industrial Fair (CIMIF).
Held between 17th and 20th August at the Diamond Island Convention … more
12 June 2012
In celebration of our 140th year in the textile testing industry, James Heal are launching a competition this week to win a brand new Martindale 905 abrasion and pilling tester.
We're looking to … more