Model 2010 C


Orton dilatometer Model 2010C is a horizontal, digital dilatometer that measures the expansion or contraction of a single test specimen from -190°C to +500°C or RT to 1000°C with on-board, stand-alone, programmable process controller and linear motion measuring head assembly equipped with LVDT sensor.

Operated according to ASTM E-228, ASTM C-372, or ISO 7991


  • Bench top instrument console
  • 1000°C split tube furnace
  • programmable process controller
  • Fused Quartz sample holder and Fused Quartz probe rod assembly
  • Liquid Nitrogen delivery system
  • Controlled Atmosphere components
  • Type "N" thermocouple
  • 1 (25.4mm) calibration samples
  • Computer software
  • Accessories and instruction manual. (Computer not included)


Model DIL 2010 C
Warranty 12 Months
Temperature Range RT to 1,000°C or -190C to 500C
Furnace Split Tube style, 12 inch heated zone
Thermocouple Type "N 2 wire
Sample Holder and Probe Rod Fused Quartz
Sample Size (max) 50 mm long x 10 mm round or square
LVDT Displacement Range ±0.100 inch (±2.54 mm)
Displacement Resolution 0.0000009 inch or 0.9 micro-inch (0.00002 millimeter or 0.02 microns)
PLC Resolution for a 1 Sample 0.00009%
Reproducibility Range ± 0.004 Percent Linear Change
Contact Load Adjustable - minimum 4 grams
Temperature Control User Programmable, 20-segment, PID Controller with Melting Point Protection
Heating Rate 1 to 30°C/minute Programmable at 0.01°C increments
Power Requirements 120vac/10amp or 240vac/5amp 50/60Hz
Data Acquisition On-board Process controller - data stored at 1°C increments, real-time data collection or data retrieval to computer
Data Analysis Remote programming and analysis Software (Requires English Language Version of Windows OS)
Computer Interface RS232 or USB with adapter
Factory Calibration high purity platinum
Calibration Sample 99.8 Alumina and Copper; Platinum available as Option
Water Cooled Bulkhead Optional (water circulation system not included)
Measuring Head Cover Included
Controlled Atmosphere Option Included
Fused Silica Calibration Sample Optional
Bench-top Footprint (open) Length x Depth x Height 49 x 14 x 24 (1,250 x 360 x 600 mm)


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