Analytical Instrumentation

  • NEW Automatic Pour Point Analyser

NEW Automatic Pour Point Analyser

Mar 05 2019 Read 435 Times

Koehler Instrument Company, Inc. (USA) is pleased to announce our new K77000 Automated Pour Point Analyser. This cutting-edge instrument is ideal for measuring pour point by the Automatic Tilt Method ASTM D5950. This user-friendly test determines the pour point of petroleum products by tilting the test jar during cooling and detecting the movement of the surface of the test specimen with an optical device. The pour point of a petroleum product is an index of the lowest temperature of its utility for specific applications. In addition, flow characteristics such as pour point can be imperative for the proper operation of lubricating oil systems, fuel systems and pipeline operations.

This covers a wide temperature range and can reach temperatures down to -105°C. After preliminary heating, the test specimen is inserted into the analyser. Once the program is started, the specimen is cooled in accordance with the cooling profile listed in the ASTM Method and examined at either 1°C or 3°C intervals. The lowest temperature whereby motion of the specimen is detected, by automatic equipment, is conveniently displayed as the pour point.

Key features include a wireless pour point head, integrated cooling system, automatic calibration by means of 10 point RTD Calibration, Sample Calibration and Jacket Calibration. Also included is an Industrial Touch Screen User Interface with a 10.4-inch Color Touch Screen built-in. This state-of-the-art instrument also comes with USB and Network Connections including four USB interfaces and an Internet (Ethernet) Line.

Integrated software includes the following: Preprogrammed standard test methods. Alternately, user-define test programs can also be created. In addition, there is a clear graph of temperature vs. time for sample and bath temperatures. Results can easily be searched for, viewed on screen, printed and sent via LIMS.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment




Digital Edition

Petro Industry News May 2019

May 2019

In This Edition Analytical Instrumentation - Range of viscometers for oils and fuels - Tackling viscosity measurement at refineries - Krebs stormer digital viscometer Fuel For Thought...

View all digital editions

Events

PEFTEC 2019

May 22 2019 Rotterdam, Netherlands

IDW 2019 - International Downstream Week

May 27 2019 Sardinia, Italy

Caspian Power

May 29 2019 Baku, Azerbaijan

Liquid Gas Europe Congress 2019

May 31 2019 Amsterdam, Netherlands

PetroPhase 2019

Jun 02 2019 Ishikawa, Japan

View all events