Viscosity Testers

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Spiral Viscometer tests expensive materials.

January 29, 2016

By obtaining viscosity characteristics with only 0.2 cc sample, MALCOM PCU-02V is designed for expensive material testing and analysis. Spiral Sensor provides continuous measurement of non-Newtonian fluids with good repeatability. Measurement settings and data are available with system’s software with or without PC. With Spiral Pump Sensor, materials with high Thixotropy can be measured. Temperature control function allows for accurate measurement and temperature characteristics analysis. Read More

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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

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Viscosity Meter incorporates tuning fork design.

February 11, 2015

Providing accurate, fast-response viscosity and density monitoring, direct insertion Micro Motion® Fork Viscosity Meter is suited for demanding process applications such as oil-fired heater combustion control, HFO blending/production, and pump protection. Unit incorporates hazardous area approved head-mounted transmitter that can connect to control systems via digital and analog protocols. Meter is also capable of accepting and processing external signals from other field instrumentation. Read More

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Digital Viscometer features continuous sensing design.

October 10, 2014

Available with multiple language choices, Model DV1 has 3 hot keys for quick access to spindle selection, test speed, and other functions. Operator can customize display, choosing which number appears larger on screen based on operational preferences. With optional Wingather SQ Software, user can collect, analyze, and record test data. Multiple tests can be compared graphically and user can export data files to Excel. Viscometer also includes USB output connection for Dymo Printer. Read More

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Digital Viscometer offers continuous sensing.

October 3, 2014

With display optimized for readability, DV1 offers multiple language choices. UI has 3 hot keys for direct access to spindle selection, test speed, and other functions, and lab stand maximizes amount of room available for sample placement. Direct access is provided to time measurement functions (time to torque, time to stop), and USB output connection is available for Dymo Printer. Wingather SQ Software and temperature measurement are available options. Read More

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80 Year Anniversary 10% Off Special with Brookfield "DV3T Touch Screen Rheometers"

September 5, 2014

Brookfield Engineering is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a special promotional offer on its top of the line DV3T Rheometer which offers touch screen interface and real time graphical display of data.  An automatic 10% discount on the purchase price coupled with its unique standalone performance capability make the DV3T the "best buy" opportunity for customers looking to purchase new or... Read More

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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

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Powder Angle of Repose - Flowability Tester BEP2

October 9, 2013

The widespread use of powders in the pharmaceutical industry has led to a proliferation of test methods for measuring powder flow and density. The BEP2 is an easy to use, small footprint instrument that provides a cost effective method for measuring the flowability of powders as specified in the US Pharmacopoeia Chapter 1174 and European Pharmacopoeia Chapter 2.9.36. It also has applications... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Malvern Viscosizer 200 Used to Study Effects of Excipients on Protein Formulation Viscosities

October 3, 2013

Malvern, UK: The effects of excipients on the viscosities of protein formulations are examined in a new application note published by Malvern Instruments in which low volume viscometry was performed with the recently launched Viscosizer 200. This benchtop system performs automated viscosity measurements on very low sample volumes over a wide range of concentrations, which makes the instrument... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

LMI Custom Mixing Reports Investments in New Technology to Improve Quality Control in Custom Mixing Products and Services

August 29, 2013

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio – Over the last five years, LMI Custom Mixing, LLC, has reported capital investments of more than $1 million in new technology to enhance product quality and manufacturing flexibility across operations. LMI currently processes more than 25 million pounds of quality custom mixed rubber compound each year. Current plant capacity is 35 million pounds with future plans to... Read More

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Malvern Instruments Highlights New Analytical Instruments for Biopharma at the Bioprocessing Summit

August 16, 2013

Malvern, UK: Malvern Instruments is showcasing new analytical tools for biopharmaceutical applications on its exhibition booth at The Bioprocessing Summit in Boston from 19-23 August 2013 In July the company launched two new systems, the Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 and the Viscosizer 200, for the characterization of... Read More

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Analytical Instrument offers viscosity and molecular sizing.

August 7, 2013

Designed to help solve key analytical challenges at preformulation stage of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical development, automated Viscosizer 200 delivers viscosity and molecular size data on UV-active samples, using volumes of less than 10 µL. Temperature-controlled instrument measures viscosity from 0.9–120 cP and hydrodynamic radius from 0.2–100 nm, in samples at concentrations from 0.1 to >300 mg/mL. Integrated carousel autosampler can be configured with up to 45 vial positions. Read More

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Viscometer targets oil/gas drilling industry.

July 23, 2013

Designed to measure viscosity of oil drilling and fracturing fluids at atmospheric pressure in both field and laboratory settings, Model BF35 comes complete with set of 4 spindles and F1.0 spring torque. Sample is placed in cup and spindle/chamber combination is then immersed into sample. When motor is turned on, chamber rotates while spindle remains stationary. When dial reading becomes stable, torque reading is recorded and manually converted into viscosity value in centipoise. Read More

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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

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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

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Viscosity Measurement Chip eliminates onset of early turbulence.

July 5, 2012

Mounted on m-VROC viscometer, E chip attains 2,000,000 1/s measurements of water-like viscosity or 1,000,000 1/s for various injket inks (~4 mPas). Defined, micro-fabricated uniform flow channel maintains laminar flow at elevated shear rates, producing accurate measurements. Viscosity measurement is further facilitated by full scale pressure of chip. Read More

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Viscosity Baths support ASTM D-445 testing.

February 14, 2012

Configured for most capillary viscometers, Viscosity Baths offer choice of glass or polycarbonate reservoir. Polycarbonate models have 29 L rectangular reservoir with working depth of 11.25 in., square or round viscometer openings, and max working temperature of 85°C. Glass versions, providing working temperature of 135°C, are available with 17 or 27 L round reservoirs, with working depths of 11 and 17 in., respectively. Baths include tap water cooling coil and choice of 4 controller types. Read More

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Small Sample Viscometer Optimizes R & D Enzyme and Protein Formulations

September 23, 2011

Boston-Cambridge Viscosity today announced that a U.S.-based industrial enzymes developer has purchased a VISCOlab 4000. The company plans to use the small sample viscometer to monitor viscosity in enzyme and protein formulations.<4444>An R&D representative from the company said they chose the VISCOlab 4000 because it is easy to use and meets their need for small sample sizes. "The sensor is... Read More

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MEMS-based Viscometer is used for liquid flow management.

August 11, 2011

Supporting range of applications, µVISC(TM) (micro VISC) employs VROC® (Viscometer Rheometer on-a-chip) with HC chip that supports testing of viscosity ranges to 20,000 mPas or greater. Tests can be completed within 1 min with 3-step operation, and menu-driven application lets user view graphs of results and generate report. Specific uses include testing and evaluating materials such as inks, biologics, chemicals, oils, and other liquids. Read More

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Bloom Strength Tester provides consistent gelatin analysis.

July 18, 2011

Gelatin Bloom Strength Test system includes CT3 Texture Analyzer for measuring bloom strength, 2 baths, and one refrigeration unit for gelatin preparation. Texture analyzer combines operation that accommodates users of all experience levels and test method capability in compression and tension modes of operation. Variety of standard probes - cones, cylinder, blades, balls, punches - and fixtures -extrusion, cell, shear cell, grips, etc. - are available. Read More