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model rst-1700 viscosity tester


Model RSV-1700





A laboratory bench-top system for measuring the viscosity of molten glass as a function of temperature from room temperature to 1700°C.

Operated according to ASTM C-965/A, ASTM C-1276


  • 1700°C furnace

  • Programmable process controller

  • Power Transformer

  • Type "B" thermocouples

  • Motorized sample lift pedestal

  • Instruction manual.

Choice of Brookfield Viscometer Models (ranges):

  • LV-DV2T: 1.5K to 2M cP

  • RV-DV2T: 10K to 40M cP

  • HA-DV2T: 25K to 80M cP

  • HB-DV2T: 100K to 320M cP



Model: RSV-1700

Warranty: 12 Months

Test Method: Rotating Spindle

Range: 1.5K - 320M cP

Atmosphere: Air

Temperature Range: RT to 1700°C

Furnace: Tube style with MolyD elements

Sample Thermocouple: Type "B"

Control Thermocouple: Type "B"

Crucible/Spindle (not Included): Platinum/Rhodium

Size (Crucible): 74 mm height 68 mm top diameter, 41mm bottom diameter, 200ml capacity

Size (Spindle): 292 mm length 8.7mm diameter

Sample Volume: 125ml +/- 50ml

Sample Weight: 400-500 grams

Power Requirements: 208-240vac/ 20amp, 50/60Hz

Power Control: 4-20ma / SCR

Pedestal: 1760C IFB

Pedestal Movement: Vertical, Motor driven lead-screw

Temperature Control: Honeywell UDC 3200 Process controller

Calibration Sample: 100000cP Fluid (for Room Temp calibration)

SRM Calibration Sample: Optional

Computer Interface Software: Optional

Purge Gas Atmosphere: Optional

Bench-top Footprint Length x Depth x Height: 16 x 16 x 58 (41 x 41 x 147 cm)

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