Instant Test Pen – 38 Dyne

About Instant Test Pen – 38 Dyne

The Instant Test Pen – 38 Dyne allow you to measure the surface energy of your material. One quick test will identify if the surface is treated to a level of 38mN/m (Dynes/cm) or higher, quickly identifying the treated or non treated side of the material especially useful on polyethylene or polypropylene films after corona surface treatment.

Easy to use, Dyne surface energy Instant Test Pen – 38 Dyne (sometimes known as corona pens, sherman pens or printers test pens) are ideal for use in print shops, giving a rapid indication of the surface energy of the material to be printed.

Simply draw the Test Pen tip across the surface to be tested. If the ink line shrinks or beads within 1-2 seconds then the surface does not have a surface energy of 38 Dynes/cm (mN/m) or has not been treated to the level 38 Dynes. If the test pen line remains as marked and does not shrink then the surface IS treated to a level of 38 Dynes/cm (mN/m) or higher.

All Downloads

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Dyne 38 Pen Safety Data Sheet 0.13MB Download

Ordering Information

Part Number Description
DYT38P-TESTPEN Dyne Testing instant test pen, 38mN/m

Only available as 38 Dynes/cm (mN/m).

  • Last updated: June 2024
  • Version: 1.0

Statements, technical information and recommendations contained herein are based on tests we believe to be reliable but they are not to be construed in any manner as warrantees expressed or implied. The user shall determine the suitability of the product for his intended use and the user assumes all risk and liability whatsoever in connection therewith.