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US' SDL Atlas releases advanced AirPerm Air Permeability Tester

11 Aug '23
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Pic: SDL Atlas
Pic: SDL Atlas


  • SDL Atlas has launched an upgraded AirPerm Air Permeability Tester, featuring specific test heads for Personal Protection Equipment assessment, including Face Mask Testing and Foam Testing.
  • With a global presence and expertise, SDL Atlas ensures reliable and affordable air permeability testing adhering to international standards for textiles, nonwovens, and paper.
SDL Atlas has released the next generation of its versatile AirPerm Air Permeability Tester. The AirPerm now has test head options specific for testing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), allowing for Face Mask Testing to EN 14683 and Foam Testing to ASTM D3574 & EN ISO 7231.

Other features of the new AirPerm include touch screen controller within easy reach, test results stored on the main controller and exported via a USB drive; automatic ranging system eliminates need for operator interface during a test; powerful, yet quiet vacuum accommodates a variety of test plates to suit every application and features easy checks for daily verification; 20 cm test head comes standard and is used for instrument calibration; eight additional heads available and side drawers for test head and accessory storage, the company said in a press release.

The AirPerm makes air permeability testing affordable while maintaining confidence that test results meet international and retailer standards for textiles, nonwovens, and paper providing quick, straightforward results in the unit of measure of your choice.

Committed to providing customers confidence in standard based testing, SDL Atlas has offices and experts in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and China, plus agents serving over 100 countries, SDL Atlas is ready to support its customers with instruments, consumables, and services anywhere in the world.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RR)

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