Our most advanced Viscometer, complete with an adjustable rotor, can deliver variable speeds from 0.1 to 20 revolutions per minute (RPM). Thus facilitating extra functionality and producing accurate data on a variety of elastomeric compounds, making this an impeccable choice for polymer specialists.


Fundamental is the rotor and die assembly, with the test material placed above and below the rotor, held in place by pressure controlled platens. The temperature of the dies and the sample contained within are accurately maintained throughout the test by means of microprocessor based PID control system. The rotor speed of rotation can be varied from 0.1 to 20 RPM thereby enhancing the range of data that can be calculated during the test. This is a particularly useful function for testing of tyre compounds and polymers.


The Mooneyline Viscometer VS can perform a wide range of advanced tests to regulate the viscosity of polymer samples at varied speeds and temperatures. Along with industry standard tests in accordance of ASTM D1646 on a number of compounds prior to manufacturing processes including;

  • ML (1+X)
  • Scorch
  • Delta Mooney

The measurement of Stress Relaxation index of material samples is one important feature that can be achieved with this sophisticated viscometer.


Standards
ISO No. 289 / ASTM D1646

Test Capabilities
Mooney Viscosity, Mooney Scorch,
Stress Relaxation, Area Under The Curve
& Linear Speed Variation

Mooneyline Viscometer Rotor


As our commitment to you, our Mooneyline Viscometers VS is supplied with everything you need to perform accurate and efficient elastomeric compound testing.

  • Microsoft Windows ® OS PC (Monitor, keyboard and mouse)
  • Labline Software
  • All peripheral cables and connectors
  • Essentials spares package
  • Free technical support (one year)

The Mooneyline Viscometer VS is supplied with the latest computer hardware, pre-installed with our most innovative data acquisition and analysis Labline software for Microsoft Windows ® OS.

Our Labline software controls and operated the instrument, allowing all testing capabilities of a standard Mooneyline Viscometer, in addition to advanced tests at varied speeds and temperatures, in accordance of ASTM D1646.

Labline allows unlimited amount of test data points and is complete with a calibration module.

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Key Features

  • Automatic Pass/Fail Result
  • Laboratory Statistics
  • Multilingual
  • Simple Instrument & Test Configuration
  • Pre-loaded Test Specifications
  • Produce Trend charts
  • Easy Result Recalculation
  • Report Printing Capabilities
  • Supports ODBC Database Connections:
    – Microsoft Access ®
    – Microsoft SQL Server ®
    – IBM DB2 ®

Data Calculations


Test Points

Initial MX
Minimum (ML) TX
Maximum (MH) TY
Final X
Time Gate Delta Mooney A
Cure Index Delta Mooney B
Slope (a) Stress Relaxation Percentage (SR%)
Correlation (r) Stress Relaxation Time (SRsec)
Intercept (k) SR Area (A@%s)

Channels

  • Mooney Torque
  • Temperature (Upper)
  • Temperature (Lower)

Units of measurement

  • Time: secs, min:sec, min.dec
  • Temperature: °C, °F
  • Mooney Torque: MU
  • Speed: rpm, mm/min
Standards: ISO No. 289 / ASTM D1646
Die Configuration: Standard
Rotor: Large or Small
Rotation Speed: Varied 0.1 to 20 RPM
Calibration: Fully Automatic
Temperature Range: Ambient to 225 °C
Temperature Control: 3 Term PID – Control Accuracy ± 0.03 °C
Pneumatics: Filtered Air, Min: 0.41 MPa | 60 psi | 4.14 Bar | 4.2 kg/cm
Electrical: Single Phase 220/240 V 50 Hz | 110 V 60 Hz | 350 VA
Weight: 205 kg
Dimensions: 575 mm x 570 mm x 1280 mm (W x D x H)

Mooneyline VSC


It is strongly recommended that samples are prepared with an automatic Volumetric Sample Cutter.


Our Mooneyline VSC provides reliable and consistent sample preparation of shape, size and volume. An additional benefit of this type of cutter is during the cutting process a hole is punched in the middle, ready to accept the rotor.




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