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Portable/Disposable Viscometer

Model PDV-100 • Meets ASTM D 5478-08* (* When used with an automatic time measurement system.)


Portable/Disposable Viscometer
  • Disposable Sample Tube
  • No Sample Tube Cleaning
  • Measures Absolute Viscosity without Instrument Calibration
  • Field Viscosity Test
  • Non-Newtonian Viscosity Measurement
  • Quick and Easy Viscosity Measurement
  • Inexpensive
 
Specifications
  • Viscosity Range: 5 to 106 mPa.s (cP)*
  • Temperature Range: Room Temperature
  • Accuracy and Repeatability: Better than 3%
  • Test Sample Volume: Approximately 4.0 ml*
  • Needle: Aluminum (7075 Alloy)
  • Needle Densities: 6 to 300 g/ml
  • Total Instrument Weight: 4.4 lb (2 kg)
    * Outside this range call to consult
 
Applications
Adhesives, Aerosols, Automobile Fluids, Biomaterials, Coal Slurries, Coatings, Colloids, Cosmetics, Creams, Dairy Products, Detergents, Dispersions, Emulsions, Fertilizers, Foams, Fuels, Gels, Grease, Honey, Inks, Ketchup, Latex, Lubricants, Mayonnaise, Milk, Oils, Ointments, Paints, Petroleum, Polymers, Proteins, Pulp, Resins, Shampoos, Slurries, Soaps, Solutions, Surfactants, Suspensions, Varnish and many more.

Portable/Disposable Viscometer Diagram

The Portable/Disposable Viscometer consists of a support stand and a disposable sample tube filled with the liquid whose viscosity is to be determined. Viscosity of the sample is determined by measuring the falling time of a controlled needle through a predetermined distance of the fluid held in a sample tube. The falling time is measured manually by a stopwatch. For Newtonian fluid, a table or graph will be supplied with instrument. For Non-Newtonian fluids, data reduction software is available.

 
Portable/Disposable Viscometer Chart Viscosity measured by using the portable/ disposable viscometer compared to the data known of ASTM standards (Cannon S 8000 and N 190000) at 25°C.

Portable/Disposable Viscometer Case

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Item Number Item Prices

2 weights (50 and 100g), 4 disposable sample tubes, Stop watch, Digital thermometer, Data reduction table (or graph), Manual, Carrying case
VI-0601 Model PDV-100 Portable/Disposable Viscometer $1,000.00
VI-0610 Disposable Sample Tubes (100 tubes) 200.00
VI-0612 Needle (approximate diameter 0.7cm) 119.00
VI-0613 Needle (approximate diameter 0.8cm) 119.00
VI-0614 Needle (approximate diameter 0.9cm) 119.00
VI-0617 Aluminum Weight, 1/2"O.D., 2gram 27.00
VI-0618 Aluminum Weight, 1/2"O.D., 3gram 27.00
VI-0619 Aluminum Weight, 1/2"O.D., 5gram 27.00
VI-0621 Stainless Steel Weight, 1/2"O.D., 6.5gram 53.00
VI-0622 Stainless Steel Weight, 1/2"O.D., 10gram 53.00
VI-0623 Stainless Steel Weight, 1/2"O.D., 15gram 53.00
VI-0626 Stainless Steel Weight, 1.125"O.D., 20gram 53.00
VI-0627 Stainless Steel Weight, 1.125"O.D., 25gram 53.00
VI-0628 Stainless Steel Weight, 1.125"O.D., 70gram 53.00
VI-0641 Data Reduction Software for Newtonian and non-Newtonian Fluids (IBM PC compatible) 800.00

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