HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mechanical Refrigeration System provides subambient control.

April 4, 2016

ACS-2 Air Chiller System provides subambient temperature control for mechanical and rheological testing. Paired with Q800 DMA, Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, ARES-G2 Rheometer, or RSA-G2 Solids Analyzer, unit provides reliable temperature control as low as -55°C without use of liquid nitrogen. System can also be used to decrease cool-down time between experiments; typical reduction of total test time is >20%, which consequently increases laboratory throughput. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Health Bars - A Confectionary Challenge

January 22, 2016

Sensory Experience Manufacturers of health bars want their customer to feel that the eating experience can be as exciting as a scrumptious chocolate candy bar. Therefore the ingredients that they use for flavorings and mouth feel must produce a similar sensory experience. The important physical test parameters in evaluating new formulations for health bars are texture and viscosity. Texture...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Rheometer Accessory enables complete MR fluid characterization.

October 1, 2015

Available for Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, Magneto-Rheology Accessory is used for complete rheological characterization of magneto-rheological (MR) fluids under controlled temperature, deformation, and magnetic field up to 1 Tesla. Functionality specifically enables parallel plate and cone-plate rheological measurements under influence of controlled field at temperatures up to 170°C. This benefits scientists developing and optimizing MR fluids as well as devices that use them. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Touch Rheometer offers Automatic Gap Setting feature.

July 31, 2015

Operating in both controlled stress and controlled rate modes, RST-CPS Touch™ Cone/Plate Rheometer features Automatic Spindle Recognition System that utilizes barcode on spindle shaft to identify spindle's cone diameter, angle, and truncation value. Rheometer reads barcode and then automatically sets gap to proper truncation value for consistent, repeatable measurements. Instrument includes LCD touchscreen with graphical display, 11 memory slots, and quick-connect coupling. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flow Microscopy Measurement System offers precise control.

June 10, 2015

Mounted directly to Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, Modular Microscope Accessory (MMA) enables simultaneous high-resolution optical microscopy with precise control and measurement of flow. Counter-rotating stage operates in conjunction with rotating upper plate to establish stagnation plane which aids qualitative and quantitative image analysis. System provides temperature-controlled microscopy at magnifications up to 100X and may be operated in bright field, fluorescent, or polarized light. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Rheometer/Viscometer facilitate use via wizard-based software.

April 30, 2015

DV2T Viscometer and DV3T Rheometer support RheocalcT Software v1.2.19, which runs on Windows® 8/7/Vista/XP and offers Test Wizard for accelerating and facilitating setup of such tests as time to stop, time to torque, speed ramp/shear rate ramp, and temperature profiling. In addition to creating Thix Index Test or curing test to automatically reduce speed at preset torque values, Test Wizard can create and run Yield Stress Test and promotes compatibility via import/export functions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Rheometer System helps optimize chocolate flow properties.

April 1, 2015

Suitable for testing chocolate samples, DV3T Rheometer, Small Sample Adapter, and Circulating Water Bath allow confectioners to maintain precise temperature control during testing, assuring reproducible comparisons. System determines Plastic Viscosity, which accurately predicts resistance to flow in pumping, moving, or mixing situations. In addition, Casson Yield Value measures amount of force (shear) that is necessary to get chocolate to start moving. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

New Partnership Between Malvern Instruments and RheoSense Brings m-VROCi to Industrial Markets

March 7, 2014

Malvern, UK: Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has announced an exclusive global distribution agreement with RheoSense, Inc. (San Ramon, CA, USA) to promote, market, sell and support the VROC product range into industrial applications. The agreement enables Malvern to add the m-VROCi, microfluidic Viscometer/Rheometer On a Chip, to its existing portfolio of rotational and capillary...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Touchscreen Rheometers operate in controlled stress/rate modes.

March 6, 2014

Used for making rheological measurements, whether it is single point viscosity for QC or complete flow curve analysis for R&D, RST Series operates in both controlled stress and controlled rate modes. Products can perform all viscoelastic modulus, yield stress, viscosity vs. shear rate profile, thixotropy calculation, creep behavior, recovery after flow, and temperature sensitivity tests. Models include RST-CPS Cone Plate, RST-CC Coaxial Cylinder, and RST-SST Soft Solids Tester Rheometers. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rugged Touchscreen Rheometers support 21 CFR compliance option.

February 28, 2014

Used for making rheological measurements, whether it’s single-point viscosity for QC or complete flow curve analysis for R&D, RST Series can perform viscoelastic modulus, yield stress, viscosity vs. shear rate profile, thixotropy calculation, creep behavior, recovery after flow, and temperature sensitivity tests. RST-CPS Cone Plate Rheometer, RST-CC Coaxial Cylinder Rheometer, and RST-SST Soft Solids Tester Rheometer operate in both controlled stress and controlled rate modes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

KROHNE to Showcase Process Measurement Instruments at International Dairy Show

November 6, 2013

Industry leading products offer process optimization and quality improvement Peabody, MA: KROHNE, Inc. will showcase innovative dairy process optimization and quality improvement equipment at the International Dairy Show 2013, which will be held November 3-6, 2013, at McCormick Place, in Chicago, Illinois, Booth 448. On display will be the OPTIQUAD-M analysis system for dairies and cheese...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotational Rheometers use optimized air bearing technology.

November 4, 2013

With optimized air bearing technology that reduces inherent torque bias, Kinexus pro+ and Kinexus ultra+ minimize data corrections and offer extended torque range. Instruments deliver characterization of dispersions, complex fluids, and soft solids in industries ranging from pharmaceutical drug development to food quality testing. Dual-action capabilities support advanced shear and vertical testing that enable detailed investigation of structural characteristics of dispersed systems. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Malvern Instruments Puts the Spotlight on Microrheology at 2013 Society of Rheology Meeting

September 30, 2013

Malvern, UK– Rheology experts from Malvern Instruments will be delivering a poster presentation exploring the novel characterization technique of microrheology at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from 13-17 October 2013. Malvern will also be exhibiting, with both the Kinexus rotational rheometer and the Zetasizer Nano ZSP on display. The Zetasizer...Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rheometer offers straight-forward, single-point operation.

March 27, 2013

Along with math models such as Power Law that can analyze data for flow index and other selectable variables, DV3T features 7 in. full color touchscreen that displays all test parameters along with measured values for yield stress, viscosity, and temperature. On screen graphing shows real-time test data, which can be captured in stand-alone mode, recorded on printer, or sent to PC. PG Flash Software, also included, is used for creating repeatable custom tests. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Brookfield Viscosity Standards Now Come with Expiration Date

January 23, 2013

Best industry practice recommends that calibration materials be replaced on a scheduled basis. In response to customer input, Brookfield has now added an expiration date to their silicone viscosity standards used to perform calibration checks on viscometers and rheometers. This new information appears on the jar label as well as on the certificate of calibration that comes with the fluid. Lab...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Shear Rheometer works with low volumes, small surfaces.

October 24, 2012

Leveraging capabilities of Low Volume Measurement Cell, KSV NIMA Interfacial Shear Rheometer can measure shear properties of films with as little as 4.7 ml subphase. Instrument offers sensitive method with which to measure shear properties of films at fluid interfaces (gas/liquid and liquid/liquid) and is capable of simultaneously measuring viscoelastic properties and surface pressure. Low Volume Measurement Cell helps conserve time and expense when working with compounds and subphases. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressurized Foam Rheometer meets oil and gas industry needs.

July 6, 2012

Used for studying foam rheology over range of qualities, shear rates, and shear stresses, Model 8500 incorporates pulse-free positive displacement metering pump, DP transducers, and coriolis mass flow meter. Fully automated closed loop system, capable of assessing foam rheology under extended pressure and temperature conditions, also includes software that lets operator automate system using schedules that define shear rates, sample test temperatures, and test segment durations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Brabender Pharma and Particle Sciences Cooperate to Expand Extrusion Capabilities

January 12, 2012

SOUTH HACKENSACK, NJ / BETHLEHEM, PA - Particle Sciences Inc. (PSI), a leading pharmaceutical CRO is adding a Brabender Mini-Compounder 12 mm twin screw extruder, plus an ATR Torque Rheometer with single screw extruder for co-extrusion applications, to its development and production lines. This is Particle Sciences' fourth extruder dedicated to drug/polymer combinations. According to Mark...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Corrosion Protection Systems Manufacturer uses Malvern Kinexus Rheometer in Formulation Development

May 5, 2011

Malvern, UK: Development teams at Steuler KCH Materials GmbH (Siershahn, Germany) are using the Kinexus rotational rheometer from Malvern Instruments to help analyze the rheological characteristics of products such as spray coatings. Steuler KCH GmbH is a world leader in the provision of industrial corrosion protection, in the form of mechanically and thermally resistant materials and linings...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Malvern Focuses on Polymer Characterization Tools at ANTEC 2011

April 29, 2011

Malvern, UK: Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments is focusing on tools for polymer characterization as part of its exhibit at this year's Annual Technical Conference for the polymer industry (ANTEC 2011, May 1-5, Boston MA, USA). Highlights include Malvern's Viscotek gel permeation chromatography (GPC) systems for measuring polymer architecture and the company's range of...Read More