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The UFIT Viscosity-Systems

UVS®, UFIT Viscosity Systems for automated determination of liquid viscosity of polymers and kinematic viscosity of petroleum products
due to ASTM D 445 in capillary viscometer.
The flow time is optically measured with an exactness in milliseconds. We also measure the exact flow time per thermistors in case of opaque applications, like used motor oil.
You can find in our UVS® systems solvent and acid resitant pumps and valves, to ensure to measure any kind of application.

The modular concept of our UVS® systems allows customer specific configurations, like baths with different temperature, sampling und multi channel measuring.
Measuring process like pretemperature, measuring, suction, rinsing and drying, plus the analysis and archiving of the measured data happens automatically by our software VisKey,
which runs on a Windows PC with USB-
interface. The software supports up to 8 independent channels at same time !!!
can measure the viscosity of following polymers:

Polyamide (PA), Polyester (PET / PBT / PCT / PEN), Cellulose acetate (CA), Polyvinylchlorid (PVC),                                    Polyethylen (PE / PP), Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), Pulp, Cellulose, Polyisobutene (PIB), Polycarbonate (PC),  Polystyrene (PS), Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), watersoluble Polymers, Enzyme kinetics

Of course the system can measure also other polymers.

can measure the viscosity of following oils (transparent, colored oder opaque):

crude oils, base oils, transmission oils, distillate, petrol E20, motor oils, kerosene, biodiesel, coolants, jet fuel, paraffin, used motor oils, residual fuel oils, petroleum, photoresists, synthetic oils, wort, blood

calculate in situ the result and support a variety of formulas.

kinematic viscosity, viscosity number (VN), Staudinger-Index, Lösungviskosität, dynamic viscosity, inherent iskositätszahl, Hagenbach-Couette, Salomon-Cuetta, relative viscosity, K-Value, Enzymkinetic, Kraemer, specific viscosity, Saybolt Universal Seconds, Schulz-Blaschke, Kuhn-Mark-Houwink-Sakurada, intrinsic viscosity, Saybolt Furol Seconds, Huggins, Flory – Fox

and also individual, customized formulas are supported by our formula editor.
are manufactured with chemical resistent parts (PTFE, FFKM) which could have contact with the sample.
That's why we can use following solvents:

formic acid, sulfuric acid, dichlormethane, chloroform,  m-cresol, phosporic acid, toluene, isooctane, phenol, tetrachloroethane, water, sodium chloride, dichlorobenzene, dichloroacetic acid, trifluoracetic acid, acetone,
o-chlorphenole,  trichlorophenole, methanol, ethanol, nitrocellulose, Cuen,  EWNN, CED solution, cyclohexanone, THF,  decahydronaphthalene, Hexane, dimethylketene, NEP, NMP, Petrolether    

and of course other solvents...
are used in R&D and in production. The measurments can be done in accordance to

ASTM D789, ISO 307, DIN 52562, ISO3104, JIS K 6920-2, ASTM D4603, ISO 1157, ISO 1628-6,
ISO 1628-5, DIN 53728, TAPPI T230, DIN 54270, ASTM D1243, ISO 1628-2, ASTM D1795, ASTM D4243, DIN 53726, JIS K 6722, ISO 1628-3, ISO 5351, ASTM D1601,  ASTM D4020, ASTM D445, ....

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