Cross Cut Adhesion Tester is designed according to: ISO 16276-2, ISO 2409, DIN 53151, ASTM B 335, ASTM D 3002, BS 3900-E6, BS EN ISO 2409, NF T 30-038.
Cross Cut Adhesion Tester is designed for adhesion testing by method cuts (parallel or lattice) with thickness range of paint coatings up to 200 µs, according to ISO 2409, ISO 16276-2, ASTM B 3359 and device can be used on flat and curved surfaces.
The method of parallel or lattice cuts is consist of assessing the adhesion value while cutting through the coating down to the substrate by multi blade knife with the distance between the blades 1 mm, 2 mm and 3 mm. This produces a strip or grating with the same pitch. The place of cutting is cleaned and visually analysed the value of adhesion by the nature and the area of destruction of the coating.
Structurally Cross Cut Adhesion Tester NOVOTEST AN-2409 is consist of plastic handle and metal head for fastening multi blade knife, which is made from tool steel. Each knife has six main and two restrictive blades. User can sharpen blunt blades.
Number of cutters
Pitch between working blades, mm
1, 2, 3 (other cutters optional)
Number of working blades
Thickness range of coatings, µs
<60 with pitch 1 mm; 60-120 with pitch 2 mm; 120-200 with pitch 3 mm.
Points identification and evaluation of adhesion
0-5 (for ISO 2409, ISO 16276-2, ASTM D3359)
Instrument dimensions, no more, mm
Interchangeable multi blade cutters (1 mm, 2 mm and 3 mm)
Cross cut adhesion tester
Three interchangeable multi blade cutters (1 mm, 2 mm and 3 mm)
Cross Cut Adhesion Tester NOVOTEST AN-2409. Video review