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PLATEN-36A-400-1 Compression Platen Set, Aluminum 03029

Compression Platen Set
Compression Plate, Square, Aluminum 20kN, 400mm

The Starrett PLATEN-36A Series are anodized aluminum platens for use with softer materials including foam, rubber, corrugated, etc. The platens are square with concentric grooves that help stablize the sample during compression testing. This platen has a 400x400mm surface area. Two platens are supplied. Use with twin column machines only.

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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: Square
  • Platen Size: 400 x 400mm
  • 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): 8.7 kg

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