Get the pressure right with our know-how

Support and travel stockings can help reduce the risk of thrombosis caused by long journeys by car, bus, train or aircraft. When it comes to sport, wearing compressive sports textiles and socks is said to improve your physical performance. Compression testing measures the pressure and pressure profile exerted by a textile on a particular part of the body.

The "HOSYcan" test equipment – since June 2017 with new hard- & software!

The HOSY test equipment (Hohenstein System) was developed by the Hohenstein Institute in the early 1980s to measure the effectiveness of medical compression textiles. The device consists of 20 individual tensile testing components, each 5 cm wide, in which the textile tubular fabric is clamped. The textile is then stretched non-destructively to the pre-defined limit. The measurements can be used to calculate the compressive effect exerted by the textile. The results are listed and the pressure profile shown on a diagram.

With our enhanced test system HOSYcan („can“ stands for the used communication system CAN-Bus), it is possible to test the pressure intensity and pressure profile of compression textiles of all types in a more specific manner. Besides, it can measure a greater girth, enables digital live stream measurements and also offers improved evaluation options.

Textiles are tested in compliance with the DIN 58133 standard which defines the requirements for medical compression hosiery and the procedures for testing it.

Take advantage of the benefits of our optimized HOSYcan test system and convince your customers of the independently tested quality of your high-grade products!

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