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Model PPV-1200 tester for glass viscosity


 Model PPV-1200


A laboratory, bench-top system for measuring the viscosity (range log 5 poise to log 9 poise) of solid glass cylinders (6 to 12 mm OD by 3 to 6 mm thick) as a function of temperature below 1200C.

Operate according to ASTM C-1351M.


  • Bench top instrument console

  • 1200°C furnace

  • Programmable process controller

  • Alumina sample pedestal

  • Alumina load rods

  • LVDT sensor

  • Type "S" thermocouples

  • Counter weights

  • Computer software

  • Accessories and instruction manual. (Computer not included.)



Model: PPV-1200

Warranty: 12 Months

Atmosphere: Air

Temperature Range: RT to 1200°C

LVDT Displacement Range: ±0.30 inch (±7.62 mm)

LVDT Sensitivity: 1.3 mV/V/.001 inch (51 mV/V/mm)

Load rods: Alumina

Pedestal: Alumina

Sample Pressure: 100 - 500 grams

Thermocouple: Type "S

Sample Size: 6-12 mm OD x 3-6 mm thick

Computer Requirements: Windows OS

Power Requirements: 120vac/10amp or 240vac/5amp, 50/60 Hz

Power Control: SSR

Temperature Control: Honeywell UDC 3200 Process controller

Computer Interface Software: Included

SRM Calibration samples: Optional

Bench-top Footprint (stand)Length x Depth x Height: 12 x 14 x 33 (31 x 36 x 84 cm)

Bench-top Footprint (controller)Length x Depth x Height: 18 x 12 x 5 (46 x 31 x 13 cm)

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