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 The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RiFLEX)

 RiFLEX was established with the remit to undertake funded research, PhD supervision, continuous education, conferences, publishing and community networking

Kawabat Evaluation System


The KES-FB measures the mechanical properties of textile fabrics at small deformation. The KES-FB consists of four machine or tester;

KES-FB1: The Tensile and Shear Tester

KES-FB2: The Bending Tester

KES-FB3: The Compression Tester

KES-FB4: The Surface Tester

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