Your touchscreen and display durability tester
Importance of Durability Tests on Displays
Over the decades, the touch design has been changing from the simple button/knob to a display, either non-interactive or interactive touchscreen. Since 2012, OEMs in various industries start to install touchscreens into their product. ABREX®-D is designed for display durability testing.
Scratches and fingerprints can easily appear due to normal usage.
Scratches can be easily made under dynamic motion of human being.
Fingerprint or dirt print is another issue; either easily removed by a few cleaning steps or certain anti-fingerprint coatings are applied to prevent those imprints.
Customer will not return or exchange the display due to those defects, but instead, the complete product.
Current display or touchscreen has various functional layers of coatings, and they are transparent (not visible to human eye)
Abrasion is often caused by human finger touch/ swipe/ zoom actions and other mechanical loads.
Layers of functional coatings could be damaged without the visibility of human eye.
car, truck, bike, motorcycle
mobile phone, pad, watch, E-book
refrigerator, washing machine, dish washer, stove
Small Electronics and many more
Touch, Zoom, Swipe
Fingerprint affinity and easy-to-clean
Dynamic stylus scratch
- IEC 68-2-70 /DIN EN 60068-2-70: Environmental testing – Part 2: Tests – Test Xb: Abrasion of markings and letterings caused by rubbing of fingers and hands-Abrex
- VDE SPEC 90017 V1.0 – Durability and functionality testing of displays or surfaces, materials or products in the vicinity of the display.
Dynamic Fingernail Test Module
Dynamic Fingernail Test Module - Industrial
Dynamic shoe sole Test Module
Fingerprint and Cleanability Test (BMW PR 506)
Steering Wheel hand Abrasion Test
Banknote Durability Test
Banknote Limpness Test
Teeth Abrasion Test
Simulates ABREX®-abrasion according to DIN EN 60068-2-70 / IEC 68-2-70
Standard Textile Fine Wool:
Used for ABREX testing on thin and/or brittle coatings, touchscreen applications, etc.
Standard wool sebum textile
Used for ABREX Display and Touchscreen testing acc. to DFF Spec Touch, Swipe, Zoom etc.
Cotton-Batist Fabric (Denim):
Simulates abrasion with clothing materials (e.g. jeans) according to ISO 105 D01
Simulates abrasion with fine-structured clothing materials (e.g. trouser pockets) acc. to ISO 405 F09
Simulates soiling behaviour with standard materials (by fats, soot) acc. to BMW GS 97034 and various standards. Two types of soiling fabric are available.
Standardized soiling textile fine
Simulates soiling behaviour with standard materials (fats, soot) acc. to BMW GS97034, GS-94011 for interior parts including displays and touch screen application and other specifications.
Abrasion-Pad “Scrub test”:
Simulates mechanical wear by kitchen and cleaning sponges (M44)
Simulates mechanical abrasion with high-abrasive rubbing pad
Wool Felt H1:
Abrasion test according to various standards, hardness H1
・ Disc Options
PMMA discs for Fingernailscratch acc. to BMW GS 97034-2
PVC sharpened tubes for industrial nail scratch
Leather or SBR discs for shoe sole test acc. to BMW GS 97034-3
・Piston & Weight Options
Supply of standard weight to run acc. to various standards
• 1 N • 6 N
• 1.5 N • 8 N
• 2 N • 10 N
• 3 N • 15 N
• 4 N • 20 N
• 5 N • 30 N
Speed: 6 cm/s & 20cm/s
Friction path: 4 – 40mm
Liquid supply: cyclic & manual
Fabric supply: cyclic & manual
Number of cycles: 1 -100 million
Electricity: 230 V/50 Hz CE-conform or 110V/60 Hz
Net weight: 50kg
Dimension: W 130, H 80, D 60 cm
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