TQC sheen – Bending / Impact / Cupping Testers – Cylindrical Bend Test 100mm Inch Mandrel Set (Imperial)

The TQC Cylindrical Bend Test is a very robust yet elegant testing instrument to indicate the elasticity, elongation and adhesion of a paint film at bending stress. The TQC Cylindrical Bend Test is designed to perform tests according to the latest standard ASTM D522, assessing the resistance of a coating, paint, varnish or related products to cracking and/or detachment from a surface when, subjected to bending around a cylindrical mandrel under standard conditions.

The diameter of the mandrels are (in inches): 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1
The luxurious desktop holder with 7 mandrels can also be wall mounted.


  • Sturdy apparatus made of a combination of anodized aluminum and stainless steel
  • Ergonomic clamping device for test panels and large knob on bending arm easy and smooth bending
  • Large test panel size: max. 150 * 100mm
  • Luxurious wall mounted / desktop mandrel holder