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Global Standard Tester 1W

Global Standard Tester 1W

Discontinued. IGT would like to refer you to IGT Amsterdam printability testers.

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This product is discontinued, please check the updated version.
Article number: 415.000.000 Category:


GST 1W: Multi-purpose printability tester with single printing shaft at accellerating speed, especially designed to perform the Westvaco Pick Test.

The tester 1 W is especially developed to carry out the pick test according to the Westvaco method. The tester is equipped with a fully integrated Westvaco system with pneumatic metering system for pick oil. All tests that are possible on the Global Standard Tester 1 can also be carried out on this tester.

Standard tests:
• Picking with Westvaco system
• Picking with aluminium printing disc (ISO 3783, TAPPI T514 and SCAN P 63.90)
• Picking with rubber printing disc
• Toner adherence
• Linting
• Printing penetration
• Roughness
• Felt- or wire-side
• Roughness on rubber blanket


Equipped with a fully integrated Westvaco system with pneumatic doctoring system for pick test oil. All possible tests on the Global Standard Tester 1 can also be carried out.

• Equipped with a doctor blade system and pneumatic metering system to carry out the pick test according to the Westvaco method
• Possibility for installing a pneumatic metering system for the printing penetration and roughness
• Increasing speed
• Final speed adjustable from 0.5 to 4 m/s
• Printing force adjustable from 100 to 1000 N
• Pneumatic printing force system
• Equipped with one printing shaft
• Printing width maximum 50 mm, printing length 200 mm
• Computer controlled process
• Pre-programmed test conditions


Technical details

Weight: 80 kg
Dimensions(L x W x H): 49 cm x 47 cm x 58 cm
Model: 415.000.000
Main application: Westvaco Picktest
Conformance with standards/W-leaflet: ISO 3783, TAPPI T514 and SCAN P 63.90,
Water bath and temperature:
Speed range and modes: Accelerating endspeed: 0.5-4 m/s
Forces: 100-1000 N
Substrate requirements: Flexible substrates
Interval time and number:
Printing shafts type and options: 1 printing shaft
Shaft positioning: Device driven with instrument air of 6 bar
Lifting system: Automatically
Print length and width: 200 x 50 mm²
Printing discs: Steel Westvaco (different groove depths)
rubber blanket
discs for specific test
Sector positioning: Automatically
Sector type and options: 180°
Doctoring system: Yes
Dispensing system: Yes
Pre-programmed tests: Westvaco Picktest
Analysis options:
Software updates:
Data export options:
Additional items: 466.000.000 High Speed Inking Unit 4
408.000.200 IGT ink Pipette 0.01 ml resolution
408.000.400 IGT ink Pipette 0.001 ml resolution
441.000 Pick Start Viewer PSV
441.000.040 Delamination/Blistering viewer
Inks or liquids: Pick test oils, pick inks, penetration liquid, roughness liquid,
Inking speeds:
Inking programs:
Top rollers:
Maintenance: Yearly. The annual maintenance and calibration of the tester can be carried out by IGT Testing Systems or companies authorized by IGT Testing Systems. Information can be obtained from your supplier or the local agent.
Compatible instruments: 720.000.000 Amsterdam 1
722.000.000 Amsterdam 2
725.000.000 Amsterdam 5
726.000.000 Amsterdam 6
Measurement range:
Light source/ power/angle:
Shelf life:
Use life:
Description of property:
Power Supply Requirements: 115/230V/10AT/1000W/50-60 Hz
Guarantee: Standard one year
Space requirements: 0.7 m²
Standard delivery time: Statement after request


You can download the brochure here.

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