Elasticity

Elasticity is the ability of a body to resist a distorting influence or stress and to return to its original size and shape when the stress is removed

Effective Contact area

When two objects touch, a certain portion of their surface areas will be in contact with each other Also usable for haptic evaluation  Because of the shape of the human finger tip, we only can perceive the uppermost microns of an object s surface

Easy-to-clean

Special coating designed for effort-saving cleaning procedure

Dyna-SPA®

High dynamic scratch, punch and abrasion tester

Durability

A property of the resistance against wear, abrasion, decay

ABREX®

Simulation of soft-chemo-mechanical hand abrasion (ABREX®-Abrasion)

Deformation

Changes in an objects shape or form due to the application of a force Depending on the type of material, size and geometry of the object, and the forces applied, various types of deformation may result, for example, elastic, permanent

Crockmeter

Determine the amount of color transferred from textile materials (such as fabric, carpeting, yarn and leather) to other surfaces by rubbing

Anti-fouling

The coating, paint, and surface treatment used on a solid to control or prevent the attachment of unwanted organisms