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PLATEN-36S-246-1 Compression Platen, Steel 03035

The Starrett PLATEN-36S Series are hardened steel 58 HRC platens for use with harder materials including metals, composites, ceramics, etc. The platens are square with concentric grooves that help stablize the sample during compression testing. This platen has a 246x246mm surface area. One platen is supplied. For use with twin column machines only.

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  • Easy-to-Use Testing Fixtures
  • Concentric Grooves Help Secure Sample During Testing
  • Ideal for Hard Sample Materials
  • Application Examples: Compression Springs, Foam, Top Load Bottles, Tablets & Gel Caps, Corrugated Paper, Rubber, Metals, Composites
  • Black Phosphate Finish


  • Fixture Type: Square
  • Platen Size: 246 x 246mm
  • Load Capacity: 20kN (4500 lbf)
  • Material of Construction: Steel
  • Face Type: Grooved
  • Operating Temperature: -0°C to 350°C
  • Adapter Size: 15.9mm, (5/8in)
  • Packaging: 1 Each
  • Weight (each): 10.4 kg