• New single bath kinematic viscometer designed specifically for ASTM D445/446
    Cannon Instruments' CAV4.1

Analytical Instrumentation

New single bath kinematic viscometer designed specifically for ASTM D445/446

Apr 19 2023

CANNON Instruments have launched a new instrument that will be ideal for use in a variety of applications including crude, hydraulic, additive, base stock, wax & paraffin, light/heavy fuel and glycol/polyol testing. The new CAV 4.1 is a fully-automated, single bath, benchtop kinematic viscometer featuring two 14-position sample handlers designed to facilitate unattended ASTM D445/446 tests (Transparent & Opaque Liquids). Both Ubbelohde-style tubes offer a 100-fold viscosity range at values ranging between 0.5 mm2/s (cSt) and 10,000 mm2/s (cSt) from 40 °C to 150 °C (although users can go as low as 20 °C with the TE cooling option). 

The CAV 4.1 includes automated vial washing and drying to enable vial reuse and thus lower consumable costs. Installation is easy and, with a 35% smaller footprint than CANNON’s CAV-2000 series saves precious bench space. Cannon’s VISCPRO Windows® 10-based software application allows a single controlling computer to be linked to up to four instruments, and enables the programming of operator-defined test methods. The CAV 4.1’s automation improves accuracy. Users can perform several predefined/user-defined test methods within the same sample tray. This unit’s dual 14-position sample trays are simple to remove and facilitate a high hourly throughput of 28 samples.


Digital Edition

PIN 24.5 Oct/Nov 2023

November 2023

In This Edition Measurement and Testing - Comparison between NIR/FT-IR and 3rd Generation OP-NMR Technology - Refinery Boiler Replacement Project’s Air & Fuel Gas Measurement Challenges So...

View all digital editions

Events

ASTM - DO2 Meeting

Dec 03 2023 New Orleans, LA, USA

Biogas Convention & Trade Fair 2023

Dec 12 2023 Nuremberg, Germany

Turkey & Black Sea Oil and Gas

Dec 13 2023 Istanbul, Turkey

IGC 2023

Dec 14 2023 Roorkee, India

Americas Energy Summit and Exhibition

Jan 16 2024 New Orleans, LA, USA

View all events