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04821-000-01 - HVU 482

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04821-000-01 - Low Temp. Ubbelohde viscometer (ASTM D 445, D446, D2270)

Herzog’s HVU 482 Low Temperature Viscometer is designed to automate the low temperature viscosity testing of aviation turbine fuels while meeting or exceeding the requirements of ASTM D 445.

Totally microprocessor controlled, this time-saving instrument features two Ubbelohde-style capillary tubes in a programmable constant-temperature bath, local keypad and disply, near-infrared or thermistor timing of efflux flow, and an automatic tube cleaning system.


- Economical, automated dual-capillary viscosity measurements
- Strict accordance to standard methods
- Ultra precise NIR or NTC meniscus detection
- Stand alone operation
- Multi-instrument networking and enhanced PC-based operation with HLIS

Technical details:


ASTM D 445, ASTM D 446, ASTM D 2270, IP 71 Sections 1/2, ISO 3104, ISO 3105


Measures viscosity of aviation fuels at temperatures ranging from -40° to 100°C


- Bath temperature stability: 0,01°C
- Automatic measurement and cleaning
- Accommodates two ASTM Ubbelohde viscosity tubes
- NIR or thermistor meniscus detection
- Low volume solvent cleaning
- Stand alone or networked operation
- Electrical: 230V 50/60 Hz
- Dimensions: 350 x 500 x 900 mm
- Weight: 88kg