Kinematic Viscosity

Kinematic viscosity is of primary importance in the design and selection of a wide range of petroleum products. Calibrated capillary viscometers are used to measure flow under gravity or vacuum at precisely controlled temperatures.

Viscometer Cleaning and Drying Apparatus

The viscometer cleaning and drying apparatus uses solvent and pressurized filtered air to clean up to six tubes at a time. The system is suitable for use with all types of kinematic viscometers. A pressurized air source (150psi maximum) is required. Six tube capacity For all types of capillary viscometers Built-in air filter removes particles from the air stream Available with solvent tank inc. tubing with fittings for connection to apparatus Contact us now > Or call us now on 0161 442 9963 to speak to a Product Specialist. You can also visit the Koehler website for more product details…

LKV4000 Refrigerated Constant Temperature Bath

The LKV4000 is a refrigerated constant temperature bath for kinematic viscosity testing of petroleum products. The system accommodates four glass capillary viscometers within an insulated steel cabinet with a front viewing window. The bath medium is contained in a clear, evacuated Dewar flask. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and over temperature cut off. Air-cooled hermetic compressors provide efficient operation with the use of CFC-free refrigerants. Conforms to ASTM D445, D2532, D6074, D6158, IP 71, ISO 3104, DIN 51550, FTM 791-305,NF T 60-100…

LKV3000 Refrigerated Constant Temperature Bath

The LKV3000 is a refrigerated constant temperature bath for kinematic viscosity testing of petroleum products. The system accommodates four glass capillary viscometers within an insulated steel cabinet with a front viewing window. The bath medium is contained in a clear, evacuated Dewar flask. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and over temperature cut off. Air-cooled hermetic compressors provide efficient operation with the use of CFC-free refrigerants. Conforms to ASTM D445, D2532, D6074, D6158, IP 71, ISO 3104, DIN 51550, FTM 791-305,NF T 60-100…

KV5000 Kinematic Viscosity Bath with Optical Flow Detection

The KV5000 kinematic viscosity bath has an optical flow detection system which accurately measures sample flow and automatically calculates kinematic viscosity results. The system allows automatic measurement and results calculation for up to five viscometer tubes, with two additional positions available for manual measurements. All positions can be used in manual mode and are suitable for Ubbelohde, Cannon®Fenske, and Reverse Flow viscometers. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and over temperature cut off. A motorised stirrer provides complete circulation without turbulence and a…

KV4000 Constant Temperature Bath with Integrated Digital Timing and Automatic Calculation

The KV4000 is a constant temperature bath with advanced temperature control, integrated timing, and automatic calculation for convenient, accurate glass capillary viscometry determinations. The system includes seven integrated digital timers for timing and monitoring of the efflux interval   and an LCD microcomputer for automatic calculation and display of kinematic viscosity in viscosity units. All timing functions are displayed in 0.01 or 0.1 second resolution and are accurate within 0.01%. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and overtemperature cut off. A motorised stirrer provides…

KV3000 Constant Temperature Bath with Integrated Digital Timing

The KV3000 is a constant temperature bath with advanced temperature control and integrated timing features for convenient, accurate glass capillary viscometry determinations. The system includes seven integrated digital timers for timing and monitoring of the efflux interval for each viscometer. All timing functions are displayed in 0.01 or 0.1 second resolution and are accurate within 0.01%. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and over temperature cut off. A motorised stirrer provides complete circulation without turbulence. Connection of the built-in cooling coil to tap…

KV1000 Digital Constant Temperature Kinematic Viscosity Bath

The KV1000 is a constant temperature bath for kinematic viscosity testing of petroleum products. Test temperatures up to 150°C can be selected, with temperature adjustment to within ±0.01°C and an over temperature cut off safety feature. The control unit includes immersion heater, circulating stirrer and a temperature probe. A cooling coil assembly can be added. Conforms to the specifications of ASTM D445, D6074, D6158; IP 71; ISO 3104; DIN 51550; FTM 791 305; NF T 60-100 Accommodates 6 glass capillary viscometers of various types 2 bath sizes: 12” (30.5 cm) 5.8 gal (22L) or 18” (46 cm) 8.9 gal (33.7L)…

HKV4000 High Temperature Bath with Integrated Digital Timing and Automatic Calculation

The KV4000 is a high temperature bath with advanced temperature control, integrated timing, and automatic calculation for convenient, accurate glass capillary viscometry determinations. The system includes seven integrated digital timers for timing and monitoring of the efflux interval   and an LCD microcomputer for automatic calculation and display of kinematic viscosity in viscosity units. All timing functions are displayed in 0.01 or 0.1 second resolution and are accurate within 0.01%. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and overtemperature cut off. A motorised stirrer provides…

HKV3000 High Temperature Bath with Integrated Digital Timing

The HKV3000 is a high temperature bath with advanced temperature control and integrated timing features for convenient, accurate glass capillary viscometry determinations. The system includes seven integrated digital timers for timing and monitoring of the efflux interval for each viscometer. All timing functions are displayed in 0.01 or 0.1 second resolution and are accurate within 0.01%. A dual digital display allows for both the setpoint and actual bath temperature to be displayed. Safety features include a low fluid level and over temperature cut off. A motorised stirrer provides complete circulation without turbulence. Connection of the built-in cooling coil to tap…

Calibrated Glass Capillary Kinematic Viscometers

SciMed offer a full selection of glass capillary viscometers for measuring kinematic viscosity of liquid petroleum products in accordance with ASTM D445 and related standard test methods. All types of viscometers conform to ASTM D446 and related standard specifications for glass capillary kinematic viscometers. Each viscometer is supplied with a calibration certificate. Cannon®-Fenske Routine Viscometers The Cannon®-Fenske Routine viscometer is a rugged and inexpensive viscometer that works well if the sample is transparent or translucent. Ubbelohde Viscometers The Ubbelohde viscometer and other suspended level viscometers are used to measure transparent liquids. Unlike the Cannon®-Fenske Routine viscometer, suspended level viscometers maintain…