Kawabata Evaluation System

The Kawabata evaluation system (KES) is used to measure the mechanical properties of fabrics and assess the handle of the fabric since it imposes the sample to low stresses. KES is composed of four different machines on which a total of six tests can be performed:
Tensile & shear tester – tensile, shear
Pure bending tester – pure bending
Compression tester – compression
Surface tester – surface friction and roughness

Machine Revisions
  1. Kawabata Evaluation System
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