paper tensile tester

Made:
c.1900 in Austria

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Paper tensile tester made in Austria and supplied by J. J. Marshall and Co.

Wooden body with dial in middle of one long side, reading 0-50 pounds. Patent Paper Testing Machine, J.J. Marshall & Co, London and Dartford, Made in Austria. Paper clamped with steel plates and thumb scres on top, one side adjustable in half inch lengths, handle at right endtensions right clamp. Brass end plates at both ends

Details

Category:
Papermaking
Object Number:
Y2006.60.99
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy)
type:
paper tensile tester
credit:
Gift of The National Paper Museum Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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