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SATRA STD 449 Low profile plastimeter

Category: Permeability

The plastimeter is the standard SATRA test method for assessing the setting properties of leather. It is also used to test new synthetic upper materials and check the performance of heat setting machines by using a sample of material of known heat setting properties. Read more »

SATRA STD 478 Water vapour absorption

Category: Permeability

The STD 478 water vapour absorption test apparatus measures a material's affinity to absorb water vapour. Read more »

SATRA STM 175 permeability and absorption test machine

Category: Permeability

This is a preferred SATRA test and unlike many other methods it attempts to simulate the environment within a shoe, that is 100% relative humidity at foot temperature. Read more »

SATRA STM 473 Water vapour permeability

Category: Permeability

This device determines the amount of water vapour a material will transmit through its structure in a specified time. The test is mainly applicable to leathers and textiles used in footwear uppers and clothing where it gives a measure of the ability to remove perspiration from the surface of the wearer's skin. Read more »