Flash point

The flash point of a material is the lowest temperature at which the vapours ignite when presented with an ignition source. SciMed offers a comprehensive range of Flash Point Testers from Koehler Instrument company. Koehler have been manufacturing petroleum testing equipment since 1925 and are key members of several ASTM committees. They are responsible for many of the improvements in petroleum test methods through innovative design solutions. The range of Flash Point Testers provide a solution to every requirement from simple flash test to comprehensive determination of flash point, fire point and ignition point.

Tag Open Cup Flash Tester

The Tag Open Cup flash point tester determines the flash points of liquid products and cutback asphalts in accordance with ASTM D1310 and D3143. Included with the system are a sample test cup, plated-brass liquid bath with constant level overflow, pivoting ignition taper with pilot light and reference bead, pivoting thermometer holder, heater and cast aluminum base. The electrically heated model is equipped with stepless variable heat control for accurate control of temperature ramps.  A gas heated model is also available.   Conforms to ASTM D1310, D3143 specifications Choice of gas or electrically heated   Contact us now > Or…

Tag Closed Cup Flash Tester

The instrument determines flash points of liquid products by the Tag Closed Cup method. The system incorporates stepless variable heat control with reference dial for accurate repeat setting of temperature ramp. The system can be supplied with gas burner instead of electric heater. The precision cover mechanism simultaneously opens the slide shutter and applies the test flame to the sample at the turn of a knob. Included are a liquid bath with constant level overflow, brass test cup, plated brass thermometer ferrules and test flame reference bead.  The bath and cover mechanism are constructed of plated brass and the heater…

Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester

The Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester determines flash points of a wide range of products by a closed cup method with two option speed stirring of the sample. The method is extensively used in shipping and safety regulations for detection of contamination by volatile and flammable materials in fuel oils and lubricating oils, and for characterization of hazardous waste samples.   The operating cover mechanism slides the shutter open and applies the test flame at the turn of a knob.  The electrically heated model is equipped with a 1000W nickel-chromium heater with stepless variable control for accurate, repeatable temperature ramps….

Rapid Flash Tester, Open Cup (Setaflash)

The Rapid Tester® provides rapid determinations of flash point or sustained burning qualities by using a small sample. A flash/no flash test result is achieved in one minute for flash points below 212°F (100°C) with only a 2mL sample. This method is ideally suited for quality assurance and environmental compliance testing as well as actual flash point for paints, fragrances, hydrocarbons and other liquids. Open cup models are used for determining sustained burning qualities characteristics of mixtures of flammable and non-flammable liquids. The instrument features convenient semi-automatic operation for flash/no flash tests. Simply set the test temperature on the digital…

Rapid Flash Tester, Closed Cup (Setaflash)

The Rapid Tester provides rapid determinations of flash point or sustained burning qualities. A flash/no flash test result is achieved in one minute for flash points below 212°F (100°C) using only  a 2ml sample. Ideally suited for quality assurance and environmental compliance testing as well as actual flash point for paints, fragrances, hydrocarbons and other liquids. Open cup models are available for determining sustained burning qualities characteristics of mixtures of flammable and non-flammable liquids.   The system features convenient semi-automatic operation for flash/no flash tests. Simply set the test temperature on the digital display and inject a 2mL or 4mL…

Automatic Microscale Continuously Closed Cup Flash Point Analyzer

The temperature of the analyzer is adjusted to a minimum of 18 °C below the expected flash point. The sample is then injected into the sample cup. The operator needs to ensure that the sample and the sample cup temperature are both a minimum of 18 °C below the expected flash point (the sample and sample cup may be cooled if necessary). Then the sample cup is raised towards the oven forming a closed test chamber.   ASTM D6450 for determination of flash point of fuel oils, lube oils, solvents and other liquids by continuously closed cup tester. The measurement…

Automatic Cleveland Open Cup Flash Point Tester

The automated Cleveland Open Cup flash point tester accurately determines flash point and fire point of viscous petroleum products over an extended temperature range. When testing highly viscous materials specimens, the sample is preheated at a specified temperature and time in order to liquefy the sample for testing. The surface skin from bituminous samples can be removed with a skimmer. The flash/fire point tests are simply conducted by mounting the flash cup filled with sample into the test position and selecting a pre-programmed test method or the search mode to determine an approximate flash point. The test results are automatically…

Cleveland Open Cup Flash Point Tester

The instrument determines flash and fire points by the Cleveland Open-Cup method. It includes a test flame applicator, brass test cup, thermometer support, heating plate and electric heater. The applicator is precisely aligned and pivots for test flame application at specified temperature intervals. The hinged thermometer support raises to facilitate placement and removal of test cup. Adjustable flame size using built-in needle valve and comparison bead. The system is equipped with a 1000W nickel-chromium heater with stepless variable heat control for accurate repeat setting of temperature ramp Conforms to ASTM D92 and related specifications For flash points above 79°C (175°F)…

Auto Ignition Apparatus

The systems consists of a modified crucible furnace with digital thermocouple readout of flask temperature at prescribed points as per the ASTM specifications. The furnace provides rapid response and ±1°C temperature stability throughout the operating range from ambient to 1200°C. A cylindrical heating chamber provides excellent radial temperature uniformity. The furnace cover has ports for flask exterior thermocouples, and a borosilicate glass thermocouple tube is provided to assure correct positioning of the gas temperature thermocouple inside the test flask. Thermocouples plug directly into the furnace control unit for quick disconnection when removing the flask. A hinged holder in the cover…

Automatic Abel Flash Point Tester

The automated Abel flash point tester is used primarily to test flammable and combustible materials for shipping and safety regulations. It provides an increased temperature range of operation allowing greater flexibility in testing samples according to the Abel test method. The unit has a test range up to 110°C and can be extended down to –30°C by the addition of an external chiller. The flash point tests are simply conducted by mounting the flash cup filled with sample into the test position and selecting a test method. Automation routines provide accurate test results. A quick search method is available to…

Abel Closed Cup Flash Point Tester

The Abel Closed cup flash point tester is primarily used to test flammable and combustible materials for shipping and safety regulations. The system consists of test flame applicator, brass test cup, thermometer support, heating plate and electric heater.  The applicator is precisely aligned as per specifications and pivots for test flame application at specified temperature intervals. The hinged thermometer support raises to facilitate placement and removal of test cup. Adjust the flame size using built-in needle valve and comparison bead. Equipped with a 400W nickel-chromium heater with stepless variable heat control for accurate repeat setting of temperature rate of rise…