IGT Amsterdam Printability Tester Comparison Chart

With so many great features to choose from on the three IGT Amsterdam Printability Testers, we thought that a comparison chart might be helpful for making your decision about which one to buy. If you’d like further help, please contact our sales team either on 01223 492081 or via sales@tendringpacific.com

Which Amsterdam?

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IGT Amsterdam 1
Printability Tester
IGT Amsterdam 2
Printability Tester
IGT Amsterdam 5
Printability Tester
Number of printing shafts 1 1 or 2 Use up to 5
Integral camera Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Constant printing speed 0.2 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps 0.2 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps 0.2 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps
Accelerating printing speed 0.5 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps 0.5 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps 0.5 – 4.0 m/s x 0.1 steps
Printing Force 100 – 1000 N x 1N steps 100 – 1000 N x 1N steps 100 – 1000 N x 1N steps
Adjustable time between 2 revolutions 3 – 30 s 3 – 30 s 3 – 30 s
Maximum printing disc width 50 mm 50 mm 50 mm

Capable of producing samples for:

Colour matching Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Visual appraisal Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Density measurements Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Coverage Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Wear resistance Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Abrasion resistance Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Flexibility Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Adhesion Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Gloss Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Ink transfer (gsm) Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Light fastness Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Chemical resistance Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Mottle Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Picking Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Linting Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Set-off short time interval) Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Set-off (long time interval) Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Striking through Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Loose & weakly bound particles Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Heliotest (missing dot) Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Toner adhesion Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Scumming Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Halftone printing Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Imaging of carbon & carbonless paper Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Print penetration Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
IGT roughness Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Wet-on-wet printing  Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Trapping  Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Wetting of paper before print Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Hydro-expansivity test  Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Water interference mottling  Red Cross 20 Green Tick 20 Green Tick 20
Instrument Dimensions (HxWxD) 640 x 500 x 600 mm 640 x 500 x 600 mm 640 x 700 x 600 mm
Instrument Weight 75 kgs 75 kgs 150 kgs

For further information or to place an order, please contact our sales team on 01223 492081 or via sales@tendringpacific.com