1 kN Capstan Grips for Yarn and Wire


  • Applicable for testing yarn and metals in cord or wire form
  • Maximum capacity of 1 kN (220 lbf)
  • Simple design includes an upper grip counterweight for alignment

Relevant Materials:
Yarn, Metals

Relevant Specimens:
Cord, Wire

Relevant Standards:
JIS L1013, JIS L1095


These capstan grips are applicable for tensile testing yarn and metal wire with thickness less than 3 mm (0.12 in). Flat grip faces are used to hold the specimen. The grip faces are opened and closed by a cam with an operating lever. Ease-of-use and simple design are advantages of these 1 kN capstan grips for yarn.


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