Page Pull Strength Test
Mecmesin has collaborated with a customer to design and develop a force measurement system to determine the ability of a books adhesive binding to retain individual pages.
A PFI 500N supplied by Mecmesin, was used in conjunction with a special manually-operated test frame, incorporating an upper gripping fixture able to accommodate the whole length of a single page, and a lower gripping fixture able to firmly hold both book and binding, both gripping fixtures were supplied by Pira International. The operator applies tensile load to the page until either.
System can be used to test: