PolyVISC® AIRBATH® Dilute Solution Polymer Viscometer

PolyVISC® is a fully automated, benchtop capillary viscometer with an 11 position sample handler for unattended processing and testing of of dilute solution viscosity of polymers in organic solvents and aqueous solutions. The ultra-stable thermostatic air chamber provides temperature control from 20 °C to 135 °C (with available options).

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  • Maximum throughput: 12 tests per hour
  • Automated sample capacity: 11
  • Viscosity range: 0.3 mm²/s (cSt) to 60,000 mm²/s (cSt) in 100-fold increments* *depending on viscometer tube selection
  • Timing resolution: 0.01 s
  • Temperature range and accuracy: 20 °C to 100 °C ± 0.01 °C 40 °C to 135 °C with high temperature option
  • Minimum sample/solvent volume: 10 mL sample*/20 mL solvent per test *as little as 5 mL with low volume vial teting option
  • Operating conditions: 15 °C to 30 °C, 10% to 75% relative humidity (non-condensing), Installation Category II; Pollution Degree 2
  • Electrical specifications: 100 Vac, 50/60 Hz; 115 Vac, 50/60 Hz; 230 Vac, 50/60 Hz; 1000 watts power consumption
  • Compliance: CE Mark; EMC directive (2004/108/EC); Low voltage directive (2006/95/EC); HI-POT (1900 Vdc, 60 sec.); ROHS
  • Additional standard features: Internal heated waste drain lines, dual solvent input
  • Data output: RS-232 and RS-485
  • Available Test Methods: ASTM D789, D1243, D1601, D1795, D2857, D3591, D4243, D4603, D5336, ISO 1628-1, 1628-3, 1628-5 and ISO 5351
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