Test the scuff resistance of printed labels with the Testronix scuff resistance tester

Reviewed by Anurag Mishra (Sr. Technical Consultant)

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The printed labels are widely used in the packaging industry for the past several years. Thus, testing the rub-proofness of these printed labels is very important to make sure that quality products will be delivered to the customers with ease. Testronix is a leading manufacturer of quality lab testing equipment that is available at the best prices and help to detect all sort of errors present in the product. Thus, you can easily make use of the Testronix scuff resistance tester you can easily evaluate the rub resistance of two stickers or any general printed materials. This lab testing equipment is useful in preventing the color transfer from one printed material to another or any coated surfaces during rubbing.

Here we will discuss how you can easily test the rub resistance of printed labels with the help of this lab testing equipment. But before that, let us discuss a brief about scuff resistance tester. So, let us get started!

Introduction about Testronix scuff resistance tester

Labels can be used for a variety of purposes, including identification, information, warnings, usage instructions, environmental advice, and advertising. Stickers, permanent or temporary labels, and printed packaging are commonly used in the packaging industry. Thus, testing the rub proofness of these labels is of utmost importance to make sure the information will not get removed from the surfaces of these materials. Testronix scuff resistance tester is one of the highly accurate testing equipment that tests the abrasion resistance of printed materials in order to analyze the life of the label. To simulate the abrasion resistance of printed, painted, or polished services, a scuff-resistance test can be utilized. In a variety of industries, this quality test may be used to simulate the effects of continuous contact or dual surface abrasion.

Testronix offers a high-quality scuff resistance tester that has been equipped with motorized weight arrangement on the sample and provides you with highly accurate testing results. It has been equipped with several advanced sets of features.

Features and technical specifications of Testronix scuff resistance tester

To test the quality of the packaging products efficiently, it is important for you to test each and every part of your product accurately. The scuff resistance test is one of the essential quality tests that help to test the rub resistance of packaging labels. Thus, you can easily use the Testronix scuff resistance tester to test the scuff resistance of the packaging labels.

Below we have listed the features of the Testronix scuff resistance tester.

  • Motorized Weight arrangement on sample
  • Highly accurate test results
  • Provision of a Set number of counts through Digital Preset Counter
  • Firm hold of the test specimen
  • Motorized Geared system for scuff movement
  • Digital timer
  • Highly accurate and precise results under uniform load and rubbing clamp movement
  • Accurate rpm of upper rotating discs
  • Designed as per standards ASTM F2497-05, BS 3110:1959  

Technical Specifications of Testronix scuff resistance tester

  • Test Weight 2 psi ( Optional - Different Load can be provided)
  • Counter 4- digit Digital Preset type
  • The least Count of counter 1
  • Rotational Speed 60 rpm ± 2 rpm
  • Motor High Torque capacity 
  • Diameter of Upper Clamp 48 ± 2 mm
  • Diameter of Lower Clamp 120 ± 2 mm
  • Power 220V, 50Hz, single phase


  • Display Digital (LED)
  • Sample Preparation templates 3 samples
  • Material Mild Steel powder coated
  • Dimensions 420x550x680 mm

These are the features and technical specifications you will get with the Testronix scuff resistance tester. We offer the best quality scuff resistance tester for the packaging industry. Our lab testing instrument has been designed in adherence to industry standards so that you can improve the quality of labels with ease.

If you wish to know more about this lab testing instrument then you can give us a call at +91-9313140140. You can also email us at info@testronixinstruments.com. Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your queries. You can also take a FREE online demo of our product.

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