EST 12 Wetting/Absorption

Ultrasonic tester for the determination of paper/ board properties via the wetting and absorption behavior of liquid

Quick tester for simple, efficient and accurate surface testing of paper and board for:



  • Surface sizing/ internal sizing Surface porosity

  • Surface starch content

  • Wettability

  • Coating quality / binder filming Oil absorption


Fro prediction of converting properties:

  • Prinability

  • Glueability

  • Coating base paper quality



  • Easy handling

  • Portable

  • Useable with or without a PC

  • Automatic calculation of parameters

  • Partly substitution of Cobb-Tester


Main user:

  • Paper/ board producer

  • Chemical suppliers

  • Paper/ board converter


Measuring results:

  • Intensity-time-diagram (with PC)

  • Automatic calculated values