Analytical Instrumentation

  • Viscosity measurements for highly viscous samples

Viscosity measurements for highly viscous samples

Dec 06 2019 Read 152 Times

Omnitek introduces a fully automatic viscometer for highly viscous samples up to 120,000 mm2/s, specifically developed to cover sample types which pose great challenges to automatic sampling, measurement and cleaning because of their high pour point and viscosity.

The instrument was especially developed for demanding applications of high temperature and high viscosity products such as vacuum residue, additives, crude oils, waxes, heavy fuel oils, polymers, asphalts, etc. Because of the problems associated with heating, sampling, measuring and cleaning these types of samples, users were forced to resort to manual processing, which is a long and tedious process. Featuring a sample preheater and covering a range up to 150°C and 120,000 mm2/s, the BitUVisc finally offers users a way of automatically measuring these types of samples, resulting in very substantial time savings. By implementing specially designed duplo measurement tubes based on the proven Ubbelohde viscometer type, the precision of the obtained results far exceeds requirements in ASTM D445 and D2170. An innovative cleaning system ensures that even the toughest samples are cleaned effectively from the inside and outside of the tube, preventing any cross-contamination.

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 November 2019

November 2019

In This Edition Fuel for Thought - Leading European sensor trade event taking place in 2020 already selling out fast - Endress+Hauser and Vector CAG secure contract at large Texas refinery...

View all digital editions

Events

SLAS 2020

Jan 25 2020 San Diego, CA, USA

European Gas Conference

Jan 28 2020 Vienna, Austria

EGYPS (Egypt Petroleum Show)

Feb 11 2020 Cairo, Egypt

Smart Factory Expo (SFE 2020)

Feb 12 2020 Tokyo, Japan

ME-TECH 2020

Feb 18 2020 Abu Dhabi, UAE

View all events