Gurley Permeability Tester

The PMI Advanced Gurley Permeability Tester provides fast and accurate measurement of gas permeability of solid, cylindrical and sheet samples. Featuring nondestructive testing and fast results, our tester is perfect for both R&D and quality control. The PMI fully automatic Gurley Permeability Tester is for measuring air permeability according to standards ISO 5636-3 and 5, TAPPI-T460 with digital display and pneumatic clamping.

Air Permeance Range



0.1 µm/(Pa•s)

100 µm/(Pa•s)

Sample Size100mm x 100mm
Pneumatic Clamping(180±30)N
Pressure Rangeup to (127 ± 0.02)kPa
Pressurizing Gas

clean, dry and compressed air

any other nonflammable and noncorrosive gas

Pressure Transducer Range0 - 150 kPa
Reservoir Volume10 liters
Pressure Controller1.47 ± 0.02 kPa
Accuracy0.15% of reading
Mass Flow Transducer Range

5-150 ± 2 ml/min

50-500 ± 5 ml/min

300-3000 ± 20 ml/min

Power Requirements220-230V, 50Hz

    • Fully automatic
    • Windows-based software handles all control, measurement, data collection, and report generation; complete manual control also possible
    • Comes with computer equipt with real-time graphical test display depicts testing status and results throughout operation
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Length of test approximately 1 minute
    • Wide range of acceptable sample types and sizes
    • Multiple sample chambers available
    • Minimal maintenance required
    • Units in Gurley
    • Completely automated air permeability tester
    • Pneumatic Clamping

    Optional Features

    • Permeability measurement of high flow rate samples
    • Permeability of samples under compressive stress
    • Use of elevated test temperatures and a wide variety of gases