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FX 3000 HydroTester IV
Automatic Hydrostatic Head Tester

FX 3000 HydroTester IV Automatic Hydrostatic Head Tester

FX 3000 HydroTester IV

Demo Video:

Demo Video

Measures the resistance of plastic foils, coated and uncoated fabrics and non-wovens to water penetration by means of the dynamic, static and program test method. Your choice: manual, semi-automatic or – worldwide unique: – fully automatic operation without any operator attendance.

Special Feature

Special Features

  • Alarm value reduces the operator’s attendance time by as much as 90 %.

  • Automatic program eliminates the operator’s attendance time for “pass/fail” tests.

  • Automatic drop detection with optional Drop Detector eliminates the attendance time for all tests.

  • Automatic water refill prior to each test with optional Automatic Level Control.

  • Well illuminated test area with unobstructed visual access.

  • Fast and convenient sample clamping.

  • Touch screen display for digital and graphic display of test result and test progress.

  • Table top unit, no plumbing required, only compressed air.

  • Data ports: USB. Ethernet and optional WLAN for direct network access.

  • Optional integrated software for evaluation and storage of the test results in XML format.

  • Optional integrated strip printer for printing of a test report.

  • Works in accordance with all major test standards.

  • Calibratable.



Measuring Range:

Model FX 3000-4L-PUM:

Model FX 3000-4M:

0 … 500 mbar (5 m water column)

0 … 2,000 mbar (20 m water column)

Model FX 3000-4H:

0 … 5,000 mbar (50 m water column)

Model FX 3000-4H+:

0 … 7,000 mbar (70 m water column)

Gradient Method

Model FX 3000-4L-PUM:

Models FX 3000-4M and -4H:

Model FX 3000-4H+:

Pressure gradient:1 … 500 mbar/min

Pressure gradient: 1 …1,000 mbar/min

Pressure gradient:10 … 4,000 mbar/min

Constant Pressure Method:

Models FX 3000-4L-PUM, -4M and -4H:

test pressure:10 mbar … max. test pressure, depending on the model

Model FX 3000-4H+:

test pressure:100 mbar … 7,000 mbar

Program method:

Freely programmable pressure-time sequences

Measuring accuracy:

± 0.5% of the displayed value ± 1 mbar

Unit of measurement for pressure:

mbar, bar, mm wc, cm wc, m wc, kPa, psi

Test Standards

Test Standard
  • AATCC 127

  • ASTM D 689

  • ASTM F 1’670

  • ASTM F 1’671

  • BS 2’823

  • DIN 53’886

  • EDANA 120.2-02

  • EN 1’734

  • EN 20’811

  • INDA IST 80.4

  • ISO 811

  • ISO 1’420 A

  • JIS L 1’092 A

  • JIS L 1’092 B-b

  • NF G07-057

  • SNV 198’571



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