Analytical Instrumentation

  • Viscosity measurements for highly viscous samples

Viscosity measurements for highly viscous samples

Dec 06 2019 Read 274 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 Buyers Guide 2021

January 2021

In This Issue Fuel For Thought - Signal Group announces new senior appointment - Network of organisations committed to workplace launched - Ayalytical Instruments acquires Lawler Manufactur...

View all digital editions

Events

SLAS 2021

Jan 23 2021 Digital Event

European Gas Conference

Jan 26 2021 Virtual event

EUEC 2021

Feb 08 2021 Virtual & live stream

VIRTUAL METECH 2021

Feb 15 2021 Online

View all events