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Ford Viscosity Cup

Article No. 0175

Ford Viscosity Cup No. 3
Ford viscosity cup 40-220 cSt

  • Range in Centistokes: 40 - 220
  • Efflux Time in Seconds: 25 - 105
  • Orifice Diameter in inch: 0.13

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The BYK-Gardner Ford cup is a flow cup that complies with ASTM methods D333, D365, D1200.

  • Body made of solid bar aluminum
  • Stainless steel orifice
  • Calibrated against standard oils referenced to certified NIST oils (National Institute of Standards and Technology of United States)

Technical Attributes

    Technical Specifications

  • Standard
  • Cup No.
    Ford Cup No. 3
  • Range
    40 - 220 cSt
  • Efflux Time
    25 - 105 sec
  • Certificate
  • Orifice Diameter
    0.13 in



D333 D365 D1200


  • Place flow cup in a precisely horizontal position using ring stand or temperature control jacket
  • Close orifice
  • Pour in test liquid
  • Draw a clean glass plate over the rim of the cup, removing superfluous liquid into the overflow reservoir and closing the cup
  • Remove glass plate horizontally
  • Open the orifice and start the stopwatch simultaneously
  • Stop the watch with the first break in the efflux stream
  • Repeat the measurement three times, each with a new sample of the same material
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