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Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Point Tester

Article No. 11474

Pensky-Martens Electric Flash Point Test

The Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester is used for the flash point determination of fuels, lubricating oils, liquids containing suspended solids and liquids that tend to form a surface film during testing. It determines flash points of a wide range of products by a closed cup method with two option speed stirring of the sample. Stirrer motor required, sold separately.

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$3,998.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • Two Model Choices:
    • Electrically heated model is equipped with a 1000W nickel-chromium heater with stepless variable control for accurate, repeatable temperature rate of rise settings per specifications. Heater unit is enclosed in a stainless steel housing with cooling vents. Includes line cord receptacle and switch for accessory slow speed stirrer. 115V.
    • Gas heated model has a built-in nickel plated brass burner that can operate with Natural Gas, Propane, or Liquid Propane Gas (LPG).
  • Extensively used in shipping and safety regulations for detection of contamination by volatile and flammable materials in fuel oils and lubricating oils, and for characterization of hazardous waste samples.
  • Smooth operating cover mechanism slides shutter open and applies test flame at the turn of a knob.
  • Cover fits over brass test cup and includes pilot flame, test flame reference bead, built-in stirrer and plated brass thermometer ferrule.
  • Requires a stirrer/motor accessory. Order Stirrer motor and thermometers separately.
  • All models require a gas regulator and an external source of flame ie: propane/butane bottle or bbq tank (not supplied), as per the ASTM methods.
  • Both models are mounted on a sturdy cast iron base.

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Length x Width x Height, in.(cm):9.5 x 8 x 22.5 (24 x 20 x 57)
    Net Weight:K16000: 21 lbs (9.5kg)
    K16203/K16273: 24 lbs (10.9kg)
    Conforms to the Specifications:ASTM D93; AASHTO T73-811; IP 34; ISO 2719; DIN 51758; FTM 791-1102;
    NF M 07-019
    Electrical Requirements:115V 60Hz, Single Phase, 6.5A
    220-240V 50/60Hz, Single Phase, 3.4A
    Shipping Information:Shipping Weight: 30 lbs (13.6kg)
    Dimensions: 3.1 Cu. ft.

More Information

The Stirrer Motor Accessory has a two speed operation and mounts in base of Pensky-Martens tester. Slow speed gear motor with twin pulley rotates stirrer of Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester at 115 RPM for the basic procedure or at 250 RPM for suspensions of solids and highly viscous samples. Chuck accepts flexible stirrer shaft of flash tester. Includes adjustable support bracket and mounting rod with threaded end for easy installation in base of K16203 or K16000 flash tester, and three-conductor line cord and plug.


Conforms to ASTM D93, CE Marked

Delivery Content

Brass Test Cup with Handle, Thermometer Holder, Cover Assembly -  (Stirrer motor required, sold separately)


Stirrer Motor Pensky Flash Point Tester
Brass Cup For Closed Flash Point Tester
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