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Low Temperature Kinematic Viscosity Bath LKV5000

Low Temperature Kinematic Viscosity Bath LKV5000

K22753-OS

Koehler Instrument Company

Summary of Method

 

Kinematic viscosity is one of the most important properties to be analized on lubricant oils and some fuels. Low temperature Kinematic Viscosity is particularly important for aviation fuels. In order to measure it, a few mililiters of sample are placed into a tube called Viscometer and then temperature conditioned inside viscosity bath. The time required by sample to pass through a bulb inside viscometer is measured and multiplied by viscometer´s calibration constant to get Kinematic Viscosity in Centistokes (cSt).

 

Features

 

  • Semiautomatic kinematic viscosity bath with optical sensors.
  • kinematic viscosity bath with optical sensors.
  • Communication ports for up to four optical sensors.
  • Easy interchange of viscometers.
  • Allows automatic measurement and calculation of kinematic viscosity without an external PC.
  • Motorized stirrer provides complete circulation without turbulence.
  • Microprocessor PID circuitry assures precise, reliable temperature control within ASTM specified tolerances throughout the operating range.
  • Simple push-button controls and dual digital displays permit easy setting and monitoring of temperature.
  • Two place calibration offset capability is provided.
  • LKV5000 is available in standard range version to control down to -30°C and extended range to control down to -70°C, both models allow to measure kinematic viscosity on aviation fuels at -20°C.
  • Serial Port to data transfer.

 

For more information regarding features, part numbers, quotations and related matters, please send us an e-mail to: ventas@pte.com.co

For more information regarding use of this instrument, applications, instruction manuals and maintenance requests, please send us an e-mail to: serviciotecnico@pte.com.co

 

Standards

ASTM-D6158, ASTM-D6074, FTM-791-305, IP-71, NFT-60-100, DIN-51550, ISO-3104.