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The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s

The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s is an advanced powder characterisation tool for flowability, strength, and internal friction analysis.

Product Overview

The Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s is a cutting-edge automatic powder flow tester designed by Dietmar Schulze. It offers comprehensive powder characterisation, including flowability, time consolidation wall friction angle and more.

With its wide range of shear cells ( from 3.5 to 70Cm3), the RST-XS.s can be used in a wide range of applications. The RST-CONTROL 95 software allows seamless use of the tester and interaction with the flowability data generated. The RST-XS.s versatile tool for silo design, process optimisation, and various industrial applications where accurate knowledge of powder flow properties is required. 

Features & Benefits

Ring Shear Tester

Wide range of shear cell options 

Small footprint and rugged design 

Seamless operation with RST-CONTROL 95 software. 

Key applications

  • Flowability Measurement: Accurate testing of powder flow characteristics.
  • Wall Friction and Bulk Density Testing: Essential for silo design and process optimisation.
  • Compressibility and Time Consolidation Measurement: Enables detailed powder characterisation such as risk of caking during storage.
  • Small Specimen Volume Powder Testing: Suitable for limited sample quantities.
  • RST-CONTROL 95 Software Integration: For automated and efficient testing procedures.
  • Stress Walk Procedure in Powder Analysis: Allows for seamless generation of flow functions using only one specimen.  
  • Computer Aided Silo Design software ( CAHD): Dedicated software to generate the data for those seeking to optimise their hoppers and silos to achieve mass flow.

The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s Product Video

About the The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s

Introducing the Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s is an innovative solution for automatic powder flow testing. Developed by Dietmar Schulze, this tool is designed to address the complex challenges of powder flowability in various industrial applications.

The need for reliable flowability measurement is critical in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to bulk powder processing. The RST-XS.s fulfills this need by offering accurate testing analysis of powder flow characteristics, including flow function,  wall friction, and bulk density testing. These features are essential for silo design and process optimisation, ensuring efficiency and reliability flow in operations.

One of the standout features of the RST-XS.s is its small specimen volume powder testing capability. This allows for testing even when sample quantities are limited, making it a versatile solution for various industries.

The integration of RST-CONTROL 95 software adds another layer of efficiency, enabling automated and streamlined testing procedures. The Stress Walk Procedure is a unique method for measuring a full flow function with one specimen, further enhancing the tool’s capabilities.

Technical specifications of the RST-XS.s ensure precision and reliability, reflecting a commitment to quality. A wide range of options and accessories for the Ring Shear Tester are available, allowing for a broad range of powder flow tests. 

In conclusion, the Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s is more than just a powder flow tester; it’s a comprehensive solution that caters for all powder flow testing needs. Whether you are in pharmaceuticals, bulk powder handing, or any field requiring precise powder characterisation, the RST-XS.s is designed to elevate your operations to new heights of accuracy and efficiency.

"The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s is a user-friendly, automatic ring shear tester for powder flow,
offering precise flowability, bulk density, and strength measurements
for product development and quality control."

Product FAQ's

The Schulze Ring Shear Tester RST-XS.s offers comprehensive powder characterisation, including flowability, strength, internal friction analysis, and more.

Yes, it is designed to test even when sample quantities are limited down to 3.5ml.

Yes. The Ring Shear Tester provides all the relevant data to be used in the Jenike model of holler and silo design. Further, the CAHD optional software allows the user to carry out their own computations of critical angles and critical opening. 

Yes, options and accessories are available for customisation to meet specific needs.

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