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Martindale Abrasion & Pilling Tester TF210

4.86 out of 5 based on 7 customer ratings
(7 customer reviews)

Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester. To determine the abrasion and pilling resistance of all kinds of textile structures.


Martindale Abrasion & Pilling Tester. To determine the abrasion and pilling resistance of all kinds of textile structures. Samples are rubbed against known abrasives at low pressures and in continuously changing directions. The amount of abrasion or pilling is compared against standard parameters.
The unique design of our Martindale abrasion tester allows removal of individual sample holders for examination without lifting the top motion plate. It provides individual counters and parking function, interval time settable and a large touch-screen display. Standard sample holders and 9 and 12kpa Weights are included.
The Martindale abrasion tester is available with 4, 6, 8 or 9 test positions.


Drive system is PLC, programmable control with large touch-screen

Abrasion test

  • Max stroke of movement 5+/-0.5mm
  • Weight of holder and spindle 200+/-1g

Pilling test

  • Max stroke of movement 24+/-0.5mm
  • Weight of holder and spindle 155+/-1g

Included Accessories (1 for each station)

Abrasion test (To ISO 12947-1)

  • Mounting weight (2.5+/-0.5kg, for both abrasion and pilling test)
  • Abrasion tester holders (Dia. 38 mm)
  • Loading Weights (395+/-7g)
  • Loading Weights (595+/-7g)

Pilling Test (To ISO 12945-2)

  • Linear adaptor. To convert to straight-line motion.
  • Sample Retaining Rings for pilling test
  • Pilling test holders (Dia. 90mm)
  • Loading Weights (260+/-1g)

1 Auxiliary device for specimen mounting.
1 Drawing pen

1 set of abradent fabric, wool felt, backing foam for each work station.

Optional orders

  1. Specimen Cutter. (Dia. 38mm) with cutting mat.
  2. Abrasive Fabric & Backing Felt Cutter. (Dia. 140mm) with cutting mat.
  3. Standard Wool Abrasive Fabric SM25. 1.6M wide x 5M length – For abrasion test and pilling test (when automatic)
  4. Standard Backing Foam. Width 1.5M, Length 0.5M.
  5. Standard Backing Wool Felt Piece (woven) 1m x 1.5m.
  6. EMPA Photographic Standards for Pilling Test (3 x 4 knitted)
  7. EMPA Photographic Standards for Pilling Test (3 x 4 woven)
  8. SM 50 Photographs for Pilling Test IWS + ASTM.


155 kg


220/110 V50/60 Hz


Width:920 mmLength:400 mm Height:1200 mm


EN ISO 12945-2ISO 12947-1ISO 12947-2ISO 12947-3
ISO 12947-4ISO 20344ASTM 4966ASTM 4970
BS EN 388BS EN 530BS 3424BS 5690
JIS L1096DIN 53863DIN 53865GB/T 13775
IWTO 40-88SFS 4328NEXT 16GMW 15651
ISO 5470-2M&S 17M&S 19M&S 19C
NEXT 18NEXT 18aNEXT 18bGB/T 4802.2
GB/T 21196-1GB/T 21196-2Wool Mark TM 112Wool Mark TM 196

Leave an inquiry for instruments, methods or any information.

We usually respond within 12 hours, or faster.

Q:What is working principle of Martindale Abrasion Tester?

A:Two circular samples of same material rub mutually in a certain pressure along Lissajous curves. Then after reaching stated circles, pilling of test sample should be measured. Martindale test uses figure 2 among four types of Lissajous-Figure.


Q: What is the pilling test procedure?

A: Fabric, put on the clamp head, is rubbed against the same fabric placed on grinding table in a certain pressure. Rotating around axis, fabric moves in a pre-set Lissajous figure.


Q: Can you custom Martindale abrasion test standards?

A: Absolutely. Please contact the sales persons.


Q:  Are there any special requirements for installation, any chance a calibration will be needed afterwards?

A: There are not any special requirements for installation, and we have professional after-sales team at your service.  We will arrange calibration before delivery, and afterwards, it will be needed once a year.


Q: Do you have a user manual in English?

A: Yes, the user manual in English will be sent with the machines, and the soft copy will be sent to you in email.






7 reviews for Martindale Abrasion & Pilling Tester TF210

  1. 5 out of 5


    everything nicely, assembly easy and simple.

  2. 5 out of 5



  3. 5 out of 5


    Ottimo prodotto venditore molto gentile

  4. 4 out of 5


    The martindale abrasion and pilling tester’s price is reasonable.I will buy others if the machine is good enough after I use.

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      Thank you. Expect your purchase again!

  5. 5 out of 5


    The martidale abrasion tester suppilers is of good service. The price of the abrasion machine is preferable. Come and buy again soon.

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      Thanks. Expect your next visit.

  6. 5 out of 5


    The martindale abrasion tester manufacturer really is my taste. I will keep cooperation.

  7. 5 out of 5


    Perfect martindale, perfect manufacturer!!!

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      Thank you very much!

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