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MEK Rub Test Machine

Conforms to ASTM D7835, EN 13523-11, Reference: ASTM D 4752, ASTM D 2486, ASTM D 5402; ISO 50230


The MEK Rub Test machine has been developed to combat the problem of inconsistent test results.

This semi automated machine gives the line operator and quality control personnel the ability to duplicate results from the laboratory to the production line.

MEK Rub Test Machine




  • Hands off testing, Repeatable test results
  • Intrinsically safe - no electric involved
  • Constant pressure, Dead Weight Rubbing Block
  • Simple operation
  • Metered orifice with auto shutoff to provide consistent flow of MEK
  • Can be easily used for test to failure
  • Hand contact with MEK minimized, solvent added by means of squeeze bottle
  • Controlled Stroke count. Can be set 1 - 9999 strokes
  • Flow Controlled 425cc MEK reservoir capacity


Technical Data

Technical Data
Weight of Machine: 62.5 lbs. (28.3 kg)
MEK Reservoir Capacity: 425 cc
Mass of Rubbing Block: 6.8 lbs. (3 kg) ASTM / 2.20 lbs (1kg) EU Standard
Stroke Length: 8 inches (203 mm)
Number of strokes/min (Double Rub): 70
Operational Air Pressure: 550 KPa (80 psi)
Max Air Supply Pressure: 965 KPa (140 psi)
Air Consumption @ Operational Pressure: 2.35 SCFM @ 550 KPa (80 psi)
Minimum Flexible Air Line Supply Size: _ I.D.
Air Inlet Connection at Filter: _ NPT
Cotton Pad Size 1_ X 1_, 2 ply
Counter Min/Max Number of Strokes: 1 - 9999
Air Supply: 550 kpa (80 psi) Clean and dry (non condensing)
Dimensions (WxDxH): 18 x 19 x 19 inches(457 x 483 x 483mm)
Test Panel Size: 5 x 12 inches(127 x 305mm)
Electrical Requirements: None (all pneumatic system)
Panel Thickness Max:** 1/8 inch (3.2mm) **thicker panels can be run with an adjustment



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Item Number Item Prices

MEK rubbing pads (good for up to 400 tests)

AB-410103 MEK Rub Test Machine (ASTM Standard), 3 kg Block $10,705.00
AB-410103EN MEK Rub Test Machine (EU Standard), 1 kg Block $10,705.00
AB-410131 Variable Stroke Kit - The variable stroke kit allows the user to run non-standard size panels so that a customer can test panels that are shorter in length than what is called for in the standards testing methods. When ordered with the machine as an option will be pre-installed at the factory. The kit can be added to the machine at anytime and only requires a basic amount of tools to retrofit to the machine. 1,627.00
AB-410111 MEK Rubbing Pad, 20 pkgs of 100 pads 301.00
AB-410113 MEK Rub Block Assembly, ASTM Variable Weight, 1kg to 3 kg 1,831.00
AB-410115 MEK Rub Assembly, 1 kg (only) EU Standard 1,595.00


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