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InnoFlex Bally Flexing Tester | A smart instrument developed by the sister company ChiuVention.

4.5 (6 reviews)

InnoFlex Bally Flexing Tester also known as InnoFlex Flexometer, is used to test the flexing resistance of leather, cloth, and other materials. Take one side of the sample as the inner side, and the other side as the outer side, the InnoFlex folding endurance tester will bend the sample back and forth until the damage occurs, or bend a certain number of times to see the degree of damage, to determine the sample flexing strength.

InnoFlex Bally Flexing Tester is equipped with advanced servo motors for precise positioning, and a stable testing process, achieving more accurate and reliable test results. It is a smart instrument that can be connected to the SmarTexLab app installed in your smartphone via WIFI, which allows you to remotely set the parameters and monitor the testing process,   greatly improving work efficiency. With a noise level of only 60  dB, it is user-friendly and durable. Suitable for a wide range of testing standards, such as ISO 5402-1:2017, ISO 32100:2018, and ISO 20344-2011, SATRA TM 55.




More accurate and reliable tests

Microcomputer program control and advanced servo motor bring accurate positioning. The flexometer can automatically return to its original position and keep stable during the flexometer test process to achieve more accurate and reliable tests.

Smart flexometer

It can be connected with the SmarTexLab app installed in smartphones through WIFI, allowing test men to set parameters, monitor the testing process, and get alerts from the device on the smartphone, as well as share the bally flexing test results in real time.

Efficient and durable

12 workstations can be selected, and you can choose single station/multi-station mode. The running times of each mode can be counted separately, so you can test a variety of samples at the same time. The NSK bearings are from Japan, and the machine is made of precision mold-casting stainless steel, with a scratch-resistant appearance, and longer service life.

More user-friendly

The actual noise is only 60dB, much lower than other flexomoter in the market. The operation interface is ergonomic, and the running data can be saved, even if a  power failure occurs.


The Specification of InnoFlex Bally Flexing Tester

Testing station: 12 stations

Testing speed: 100r/min

Working stroke: swing angle 22.5°±0.5°

Test times: 0~9,999,999 (adjustable)

Maximum clamping distance:

The maximum folding thickness of the test sample is 7mm

Upper and lower spacing:

The spacing between the upper and lower clamps is 25mm


Standard accessories

Cutter die: 70X45mm



ISO 5402-1:2017

ISO 32100:2018

ISO 20344-2011


Optional standards



What is a Bally flexing tester?

Bally Flexing Tester, also known as flexometer, leather bending tester. It is an international instrument used to evaluate the bending resistance of various light leather and its surface modifiers under continuous bending.

The Flexometer applies to all flexible materials, in particular leathers, artificial leather below a thickness of 3.0mm, and other coated fabrics, sheet materials, etc. In addition, TESTEX also sells De Mattia flexing tester, Schildknecht flexing tester, and Crumple flexing tester, so you can have more choices.

How does the Bally Flexing Tester work?

How to use a bally flexing tester for a pleximeter test? The flexometer uses one side of the specimen as the internal test and the other side as the outer side. Then clamp the specimen in the upper movable clip. In contrast, the surface to be tested faces outwards and is clamped in the lower retaining clip.

Record the bending times, or after bending a certain number of times, and observe the degree of damage. observe the surface of the specimen with a magnifier, and record the degree of damage to test the flexure strength of the specimen.

Flexing test procedure

1 Clamp the specimen in the upper and lower jigs as required by the standard
2 Preset flexing number or flexing time
3 Start of flexing test
4 Observe the degree of damage to the specimen
5 Calculate the number of flexing

Note during the flexing test

When re-clamping the specimen, keep it as close to the original condition as possible.
When stopped, the specimen should be left in its natural relaxed state.
A good light source and magnifying glass should be available to observe the extent of specimen breakage.

Common conditions of damage to specimens, from mild to severe

Discoloration of the coating, but no damage.
Cracking of the coating surface and then loss of adhesion to the leather
The coating becomes a powder and is accompanied by partial peeling.
Granular cracking of the leather.
The continued destruction of the leather fibers and eventual breakage.

6 reviews for InnoFlex Bally Flexing Tester | A smart instrument developed by the sister company ChiuVention.

  1. Andre J

    This desktop bally flexing tester, easy to put the sample in, low noise

  2. Michell Pepys

    I purchased this item based on the positive reviews. The product is really good, but the shipping time need to be shortened.

  3. Jeff Archibald

    I am pleased with this unit.Thanks manufacturer!

  4. Clarence Boyle

    I’m satisfied with your professional solution.

  5. Nora Richards

    The machine is good.Thanks for your excellent service!

  6. Martin

    Excellent. very well packaged goods.

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