PLATEN-23A-196-1 Compression Platen Set, Aluminum 03053

Compression Platen Set
Compression Plates, Circular, Aluminum, 20kN, 196mm

The Starrett PLATEN-23A Series are aluminum platens for use with softer samples like paper, corrugated, plastic, rubber, etc. The platens are circular with concentric grooves that help stablize the sample during compression testing. This platen has a 196mm diameter. Two platens are supplied.

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  • Easy-to-Use Testing Fixtures
  • Concentric Grooves Help Secure Sample During Testing
  • Ideal for Softer Sample Materials
  • Application Examples: Compression Springs, Foam, Top Load Bottles, Tablets & Gel Caps, Corrugated Paper, Rubber, Metals, Composites
  • Anodized finish


  • Fixture Type: Circular
  • Platen Size: 196mm
  • Load Capacity: 20kN (4500 lbf)
  • Material of Construction: Aluminum
  • Face Type: Grooved
  • Operating Temperature: -70-¦C to 180-¦C
  • Adapter Size: 15.9mm, (5/8in)
  • Packaging: 2 Each
  • Weight (each): 1.2 kg

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