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Traction Test

Operator: Always included

Used to measure frictional properties of lubricated and unlubricated contacts under a wide range of rolling and sliding conditions.


A steel ball is loaded against the face of a steel disc and the ball and disc are driven independently to create a mixed rolling/sliding contact. Measure automatic Stribeck and Traction curves. This company is specialized in friction and wear testing.

Technical specifications

  • Load : 0 to 75 N
  • Contact pressures : 0 to 1.25 GPa (standard specimens) up to 3.1 GPa with alternative specimens
  • Speed : -4 to 4 ms-1
  • Slide/Roll ratio : 0 to 200%
  • Temperatures : Ambient to 150°C (lower with optional oil cooler)
  • Test sample volume : 35 ml

Quality labels

  • More than 50 years of experience in the sector