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PullTester 326

Pull Testing Machine

Overview

The PullTester 326 is a triple-range, motorized benchtop device for measuring pull forces of crimp connections as well as welded connections. The triple-range capability gives the PullTester 326 incredible application flexibility to handle a wide variety of testing applications.

  • Simple LCD display for easy programming and digital pull force read out
  • Speed-controlled motor for consistent pull rates throughout the measuring range
  • 3 selectable force ranges for improved accuracy over a wider range of wires
  • 4 selectable test modes for destructive and non-destructive testing
  • Job memory for loading test parameters and extracting test results for statistical analysis
  • RS 232 interface for curve analysis with WinCrimp statistical software

Application Range

Schleuniger’s PullTester 326 is a triple-range, motorized, benchtop unit designed to measure pull test forces of crimp and ultrasonic weld connections on a wider range of wires than single-range pull test devices. Pull test values are critical parameters for quality control and assurance. The PullTester 326 can also perform non-destructive tests (hold to a specified force). This versatile machine has three measuring ranges, which are individually calibrated. The standard measuring ranges are 200 N, 1,000 N, and 2,000 N (45 lbf., 225 lbf., 450 lbf.), however, other variations are available by special order. This triple-range capability ensures the highest accuracy for the widest range of applications. Hand actuated or pneumatic pull test devices can give inconsistent data depending on the operator or pull rate. Some standards specify that a test device must pull with a consistent rate. The Schleuniger PullTester 326 is equipped with a speed-controlled motor, ensuring consistent pull rates throughout the measuring range, resulting in repeatable and accurate data. Pull forces can be measured in poundforce, Newtons or kiloponds. The standard 14-position terminal holder accommodates a wide variety of terminals to suit most applications. A variety of terminal holders, however, are available upon request.

Technical Data

Measuring Range

Standard: 0 – 200 N, 0 – 1,000 N, 0 – 2,000 N (0 – 45 lbf., 0 – 225 lbf., 0 – 450 lbf.), other variations available by special order

Unit of Measure

Newton (N), Kilopond (Kp), Poundforce (lbf)

Display

Upper: LCD 6-digit for force readings
Lower: LCD 4-line for programming and operation

Pressure Precision

0.5% of measurement range

Operating Temperature

0 – 50° C (0 - 122° F)

Stroke

43 mm (1.69”)

Pulling Speed

4 speeds: 50, 75, 100 mm/min. or high speed (1.97, 2.95, 3.94”/min. or high speed)

Pulling Modes

Pull + Break: Normal pull test until wire breaks
Pull + Hold: Pull to a specified force and hold for 1-120 sec (nondestructive test)
Pull + Return: Pull to a specified force and reduce (non-destructive test)
Pull + Hold + Break: Pull to a specified force and hold for 1-120 sec and pull until wire breaks

Memory Capacity

Up to 48 jobs with 50 measurements (2,400 measurements)

Monitoring

Device display output; Optional WinCrimp statistical software for visual force-time-table on PC and statistical analysis for evaluation with download possibility to Microsoft® Excel software.

Write Protection

IP 20

Printing Capability

RS 232 connection directly to printer or via PC using WinCrimp Software

Network

Multiple devices in combination with crimp force monitor and crimp height measurement device via WinCrimp software with either RS 232 or TCP/IP.

Interfaces

RS 232

Motor

Motor 24 VDC

Weight

Approximately 11 kg. (24 lbs.) test Melissa

Dimensions (L x W x H)

250 x 130 x 410 mm (10 x 5 x 16”)

CE-Conformity

The PullTester 326 fully complies with all CE and EMC equipment guidelines relative to mechanical and electrical safety and electromagnetic compatibility.

Important Note

Schleuniger recommends that wire samples be submitted in cases where there is doubt as to the processing capabilities of a particular machine.

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Special Features

  • Simple LCD display for easy programming and digital pull force read out
  • Speed-controlled motor for consistent pull rates throughout the measuring range
  • Triple-range for improved accuracy over a wider range of wires
  • RS 232 interface for curve analysis and statistics with WinCrimp software
  • 4 selectable pulling rates depending on test requirements
  • 4 pulling modes for destructive and non-destructive tests
  • Memory for up to 2,400 values
  • Networking capabilities