Turning proven technologies into the Next Big Thing...
into universal testers...
Oakland Instrument Corporation
5220 12th Avenue East, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379 USA
Tel & Fax: (952) 835-4935 Web: www.OaklandInstrument.com Email:
Test instruments for
Built Around You
Oakland’s patented Film Thickness Gauges set the industry benchmark for innovation.
Advanced MicroGauges, Tensile Testers, and Elmendorf Tear Testers for the discriminating
Higher quality film converts faster, with less machine downtime.
Oakland Instrument is the leading manufacturer of benchtop test instruments for quality
control testing of plastic film, flexible packaging, paper, sheet, and converted
We are a full-line manufacturer of test instruments for your plastic film extrusion
lab (blown and cast films), paper manufacturing lab, converter film & sheet production
area, flexible packaging manufacturing area, and your resin production lab.
Known for our innovative designs, solid applications support, and value-based pricing,
let Oakland Instrument help you solve your toughest quality control problems.
Feel free to call us with your questions - whether you work with us over the internet,
over the telephone, in person at your plant, or visit us at our modern manufacturing
facility, we are committed to providing you with great customer service.
Oakland recently expanded its 500 ft2 in-house lab at our factory. With the purpose
of assisting customers with sample runs, product demonstrations, and customer training,
this lab capability will allow us to continue to address the most pressing needs
of our valued customer base.
Advanced MicroGauges, Tensile Testers, and Sample Cutters for the discriminating
Non-Wovens & Textile Producers
Non-wovens, wovens, with Tear Testers, Impact Testers, Cutters.
Oakland moving to new Headquarters & Manufacturing Facility
To further compliment its integrated design-build approach, Oakland will be moving
to its new headquarters and manufacturing facility on February 1st, 2020. Included
will be construction of a new research and product development center within the
building. With the purpose of advancing its product offerings, this 18,000 ft2
facility will allow us to continue to address the most pressing needs of our valued
customer base. Feel free to visit us at our modern manufacturing facility and headquarters.
Oakland’s new Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility.
Our Product Range:
Starting in 1995 with the introduction of computerized benchtop thickness gauging
products for the plastic film extrusion industry, Oakland has grown to become the
leading web & sheet test instrument company specializing in computerized instruments
in the thickness/caliper, tensile & yield strength, force measurement, coefficient
of friction, dart impact, tear strength, opacity & haze, sample preparation, heat
seal, oxygen & water permeability, leak & burst test, rub testing, and film shrinkage
Simultaneously, Oakland expanded its product offerings to become the only full-line
manufacturer of test instruments for the blown and cast film extrusion industries,
as well as converters of those materials.