The Foam Compression Tester,available from IDM Instruments , is designed with relevance to ASTM standard, used to evaluate the indentation force deflection (IFD), a test requirement common with both the foam and mattress industries. It uses a circular indenter foot to determine the force required to deflect the test piece a percentage of its original thickness.
The testing instrument is operated using a software package developed by IDM Instruments. It offers a variety of features that allows programming of all parameters, operational control and real-time display of the on-going test. The operator is able to conduct a wide range of tests with an almost limitless array of test parameters and displayed test information when used with a compatible PC.
The Foam Compression Tester is another instrument in which IDM Instrumentsare offering customers independent in-house testing services.