TQC, the Dutch-based maker of paint and coatings test instruments, has introduced the Automatic Krebs Viscometer, for determining paint and coating viscosity according to Krebs KU.
The TQC Automatic Krebs Viscometer is equipped with a clear display and easy user interface that ensure highly reproducible results in fully automatic measuring cycles, according to the manufacturer.
TQC calls the meter “both highly accurate and simple to use, making it suitable for research as well as production environment.”
A TQC video shows the unit in use.
The Viscometer can be used automatic and manually. In both modes, the user can preset waiting and measuring time between 0 and 99 seconds.
Specs and Features
The unit comes with the meter and automatic stand, spindle, beaker, can holders for ½ pint and one-pint cans, power cord, English-language manual and certificate. The manufacturer reports these specs and features:
Speed: 200 rpm +/- 1 rpm
Range: 40.2 - 141 KU (resolution 0.1 KU), 27 - 5274 cP (resolution 5 cP)
Accuracy: +/- 1% of full scale
Reproducibility: +/- 0.2 %
Complies with: ASTM D562-01, ASTM D856, ASTM D1131
Founded in 1977, TQC (Thermimport Quality Control) specializes in quality control equipment for the surface finishing and protective coating industry. The company recently opened its first U.S. office.
More information: www.tqc-usa.com.