Coefficient of Friction (COF) - Static & Kinetic Reporting


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Coefficient of Friction describes the force of two materials which are pressed and/or rubbed against each other.  IDM’s model C0008 Coefficient of Friction (COF) Tester has been manufactured to determine the static & kinetic friction of a range of materials including coatings, composites, flexible packaging, foils, linoleum, metal, paper, rubber and more.

Surfaces that are pressed together without movement are tested to determine a value of “static friction” where the same surfaces which are pressed together in movement is determined as a value of “kinetic friction”.  Coefficient of static friction usually results in a larger value than that of coefficient of kinetic values.

Optional COF software provides stastistical analysis, test identification, adjustable data collection limits and many other features.  With 0.3% of full scale accuracy, real time readings in either kg, lb or N and variable speed selection, IDM’s COF Tester has earned its worldwide reputation as the most robust, reliable and user friendly model in todays market.

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