Folding endurance of paper and board

This test is used to determine the folding endurance of paper or board using the Köhler-Molin, Lhomargy, MIT, and Schopper testers.

During the test, a narrow strip of paper is folded forwards and backward in a standardized manner, so that it is subjected to longitudinal stress until it breaks.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board. Maximum thickness can be 0.25 mm and tensile strength must be over 1.33 kN/m.
Minimum sample amount
Five A4 sheets
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
Method expert
Ville Roininen

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First sample (VAT 0):
232 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
120 €per sample
If you have a large number of samples, contact us for a possible discount.

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