Light & Weather Fastness Tester TF420
Weatherometer, Xenon Test Chamber, to determine color fastness to light, weather and light aging of various colored textiles, Light and weather fastness tester. Light & Weather Fastness Tester complies with ISO105-B02/B04, AATCC 16-2003, GB/T 8427/8430, etc.
This Weatherometer is equipped with calibrated lamps, specific filters, very accurately monitored irradiance, purified water, controlled atmosphere (humidity and temperature) and predefined light, dark and rain cycles durations to simulate a lighting exposure environment(both light and dark cycles), to determine color fastness to light, weather and light aging of various colored textiles and other materials, as for these applications, you can call this weather ometer a light fastness tester or fadeometer. In addition, It can shorten the testing time via using xenon arc irradiation in a chamber, that’s why it’s also called xenon arc weathermometer chamber.
- Light intensity set digitally, real-time monitoring, closed-loop controlled and automatically adjust to meet the different standards (standard 420nm; 340nm, 300~400nm, 300~800nm is offered on request)
- 10.4 inch large color touch panel, a variety of test monitoring modes (animation, digital, graphic) operate easily and clearly.
- All key components such as temp, and humidity sensors, ultrasonic himidifier are imported from USA, Japan, Germany, etc.
- Blackboard Thermometer (BPT), the Standard Blackboard Thermometer (BST), Irradiance detector and samples placed in the same position, a true reflection of the sample under test conditions, the data displayed as figures, charts, curves on the large color screen, no need to stop for observation.
- Detection and wireless transmission using light energy conversion technologies for energy, not the other home power supply.
- Sample holders can be timed independently to achieve different tests simultaneity in the same machine
- Rated 2500W long arc xenon lamp simulate daylight spectrum.
- Industrial temperature control (cooling) system offers quickly and smoothly control
- Set of Sample Holders, set of Blue Wool Fabric (L1~L8), Gray Scale (Changing), Arc xenon Lamp and other
|Working modes||To simulate and reinforce the impact of the nature of the measured object, providing light and dark, temperature and humidity, raining and other quantitative indicators.|
|Irradiance||0.80 ~ 2.01W/m2 @ 420nm (340nm, 300~400nm, 300~800nm is offered on request), Digital set, automatic closed-loop compensation|
|Irradiance accuracy||± 0.02W/m2 @ 420nm|
|Light source||2500W air-cooled long-arc xenon lamp|
|Sample holder||• ISO / GB 135 x 45mm, 16 Pcs |
• AATCC 130 x 75mm, 8 Pcs, samples can be held on both sides
|Temperature range||25 ~ 50 ℃, Resolution 0.1 ℃|
|Humidity range||Bright cycle 10 ~ 70% RH, |
Dark cycle 30 ~ 95%, R. H.
|Test time control||≤ 1000h|
|Rotation speed of sample holder||5 rpm|
|BPT Range||(40 ~ 80) +/- 2℃|
|BST Range||(40 ~ 85) +/- 1℃|
|220 V||50 Hz||6 kW|
|Length:||1000 mm||Width:||550 mm||Height:||1570 mm|
|ISO 105-B02||ISO 105-B04||GB/T 8427|
|GB/T 8430||GB/T 14576||GB/T 15102-2006|
Dos & Don’ts when operating the xenon lamp weatherometer?
1 Do not open the right box cover during the operation of the equipment. The right box body of the weather ometer is mainly the electrical function component. There is a high dangerous voltage above 10kV when the xenon arc lamp flip-flop works. Removing the lid of the box may cause the personnel to touch the electrical component part, resulting in electric shock.
2. Do not try to manually press the protection switch of the test storehouse for lighting operation when the test storehouse glass door is opened. It is forbidden to open the test storehouse glass door when the xenon arc lamp is ignited.
3. Do not direct view of the xenon arc lamp light source of the fadeometer in the unprotected state to avoid damage to the eye.
4. Operators should keep their attention in the process of operation in order to prevent the occurrence of dangerous failures caused by negligence.
5. The xenon arc weatherometer must be disconnected from the power supply before the maintenance of the equipment. The maintenance of the light fastness testing machine, especially for the electrical part, should be operated by special technicians.
How to use the fade o meter? Through this article, I think you might have got some information. If you want to know more about xenon weatherometer price, please contact us. As a professional supplier of textile instruments, we are committed to continually improve the user experience, TESTEX Textile Testing Equipment is a reliable choice for testing textile quality.
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A:About the below item you mention, only the plug type have problems,it's power supply is 5.0 KW, not safe to use plug ,should connect the line direct.we will make a detail describe in our operate manual .