VISCOSITY CUPS

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Most popular on the market today is the Zahn cup, which is widely used in the paint industry. It is a portable device for quickly checking the viscosity of liquids. There are five cup specifications, with different opening sizes ranging from 5 to 1840cSt. Large number cup sizes are used when viscosity is high, while low number cup sizes are used when viscosity is low. Zahan viscosity cup is also known as dip-type viscosity cup because of the manner in which viscosity of a test sample is determined. Simply dip the cup into the product to be measured, lift it out and measure how long it takes for the contents to empty through the opening.

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The viscosity of fluids is a measurement of the resistance to deformation by stress. For most liquids it represents the concept of “thickness”, as an example ketchup has a much higher viscosity than water. Viscosity is the collision between particles in a fluid which are at different velocities.

When a fluid is forced in a tube, the particles of the fluid move more quickly at the tubes axis and more slowly near the walls of the tube; therefore stress is needed to overcome friction between each particle layer in order to help keep the fluid moving along.

A popular Viscosity tester is the ‘ford viscosity cup’ which is a simple gravity device this allows the timed flow of a known volume of liquid to pass through a hole at the bottom. However, the conditions when using a viscosity cup are very important, and a drop in temperature will effect results, therefore getting consistent results ideally can be achieved from a controlled environment.

Zahn cup

Another popular viscosity tester we sell at Ascott is the Zahn cup, which is mainly used by the paint industry as a measurement device. The Zahn cup is commonly made from stainless steel with a small hole drilled in the bottom of the cup. You can buy the Zahn cup in various different sizes which allows for lower viscosity fluids.

To find out the viscosity of a liquid using the Zahn cup, you would dip the cup completely in the substance filling the cup up. Once you have lifted the Zahn cup out of the substance, you will need to measure the time it takes for the liquid streaming out to break up, this is known as the “efflux time”.

At Ascott we stock a variety of different viscosity instruments including viscosity cups, beakers and stands.

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ISO FLOW CUPS

ISO FLOW CUPS

Ref: FLOW CUPS


Price: £72.00

Quantity:   

Choice:
T01-700197- 3mm Orifice Cup   
T01-700198- 4mm Orifice Cup   
T01-700199- 5mm Orifice Cup   
T01-700300- 6mm Orifice Cup   
T01-700301- 8mm Orifice Cup   

These ISO Flow cups are a range of titanium anodized aluminium viscosity cups with fixed stainless steel nozzle. These cups are to be used with a stand (available separately) to measure the viscosity of lacquers, paint and other liquids according to DIN, EN, ISO 2431.


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Product
ISO FLOW CUPS
Accessory for
Not Applicable
Part Number
T01-700197 to T01-700101
Range
T01-700197 - Number 3 Cup - 7 to 42 Csi
T01-700198 - Number 4 Cup - 34 to 135 Csi
T01-700199 - Number 5 Cup - 91 to 326 Csi
T01-700300 - Number 6 Cup -188 to 684 Csi
T01-700301 - Number 8 Cup - 600 to 2000 Csi
Accuracy
Not Applicable
Resolution
T01-700197 - Number 3 Cup - 3mm Orifice
T01-700198 - Number 4 Cup - 4mm Orifice
T01-700199 - Number 5 Cup - 5mm Orifice
T01-700300 - Number 6 Cup - 6mm Orifice
T01-700301 - Number 8 Cup - 8mm Orifice
Standards
ISO 2431, DIN 53224, EN 535.
Features and Benefits
Made of titanium anodised aluminum.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
20 x 17 x 14 cm / 1kg
Calibration Certificate
n/a
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings, food, pharmaceuticals, inks, resins, concrete, cement


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2. 4MM DIN FLOW CUP (Ref: DIN CUPS)
3. VISCOSITY CUP IMMERSION TYPE ZAHN (Ref: ZAHN CUPS)

4MM DIN FLOW CUP

4MM DIN FLOW CUP

Ref: DIN CUPS


Price: £72.00

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T01-700195 - 4mm Din Cup   
T01-700196 - 4mm Portable Din Cup with handle   

These DIN 4mm Standard and Dip viscosity cups are produced with an easily removable orifice. Cup and orifice production tolerance permits replacement of the orifice without loss of acceptable tolerance. The body of the cup is made of anodized aluminium with a stainless steel 4mm orifice.


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Product
4mm Din Flow Cup
Accessory for
Not Applicable
Part Number
T01-700195 - Din Flow Cup
T01-700196 - Portable Din Flow Cup
Range
Volume of cup 100ml +/- 1ml
Accuracy
+/- 1ml
Resolution
4mm diameter
Standards
DIN 53211
Features and Benefits
Made of titanium anodised aluminum with stainless steel orifice.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
20 x 17 x 14 cm / 1kg
Calibration Certificate
n/a
Warranty
1 year

Includes: Paint and coatings, food, pharmaceuticals, inks, resins, concrete, cement


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. ISO FLOW CUPS (Ref: FLOW CUPS)
2. DIGITAL STOPWATCH (Ref: T01-60870)
3. PYCNOMETER (Ref: Pyknometers)

VISCOSITY CUP STANDS

VISCOSITY CUP STANDS

Ref: Cup Stands

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T01-700302 - Level Adjustable Stand £39.00
T01-700303 - Tripod Stand £49.00

It is important for any flow cup to be level during testing of sample viscosity. Here we have two stands, one level adjustable and one tripod to suit any flow cup.


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Product
T01-700302 - Level adjustable cup stand
T01-700303 - Tripod cup stand
Accessory for
ISO / FORD Viscosity cups
Part Number
T01-700302 / T01-700303
Range
Not applicable
Accuracy
Not applicable
Resolution
Not applicable
Standards
DIN, ISO and ASTM Cups
Features and Benefits
Simple stands easy to use.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
43 x 20 x 20 cm / 3 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not applicable
Warranty
1 year

Used in conjunction with viscosity cups in all applications.


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





People who bought this item also bought:
1. ISO FLOW CUPS (Ref: FLOW CUPS)
2. DIGITAL STOPWATCH (Ref: T01-60870)

VISCOSITY CUP IMMERSION TYPE ZAHN

VISCOSITY CUP IMMERSION TYPE ZAHN

Ref: ZAHN CUPS


Price: £49.00

Quantity:   

Choice
T01-700190 - Zahn Number 1 Cup   
T01-700191 - Zahn Number 2 Cup   
T01-700192 - Zahn Number 3 Cup   
T01-700193 - Zahn Number 4 Cup   
T01-700194 - Zahn Number 5 Cup   

This is a range of stainless steel viscosity cups with fixed stainless steel inner cavity nozzle and handle. Ideal for measuring coatings and other fluids during application or production. Complies with ASTM D816, ASTM D1084 and ASTM D4212.


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Product
Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn
Accessory for
Not applicable
Part Number
T01-700190 Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn Number 1
T01-700191 Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn Number 2
T01-700192 Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn Number 3
T01-700193 Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn Number 4
T01-700194 Viscosity Cup Immersion Type Zahn Number 5
Range
T01-700190 #1 Zahn - 5 to 56 Centistokes - for very thin oil
T01-700191 #2 Zahn - 21 to 231 Centistokes - for thin oil / paint laquer
T01-700192 #3 Zahn - 146 to 848 Centistokes - for medium oil / mixed paint
T01-700193 #4 Zahn - 222 to 1110 Centistokes - for viscous liquids / mixtures
T01-700194 #5 Zahn - 460 to 1840 Centistokes - for very viscous mixtures
Accuracy
Possible to certify by calibration with certified oil.
Resolution
T01-700190 Viscosity Cup Zahn Number 1, 1.98mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700191 Viscosity Cup Zahn Number 2, 2.74mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700192 Viscosity Cup Zahn Number 3, 3.76mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700193 Viscosity Cup Zahn Number 4, 4.27mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700194 Viscosity Cup Zahn Number 5, 8mm Orifice Diameter
Standards
ASTM D816, ASTM D1084 and ASTM D4212
Features and Benefits
Made of stainless steel, with fixed stainless steel nozzle. Possible to certify by calibration with certified oils.
To the standard, all measurements should be at 25C with a temperature drift to be kept at +/- 0.2.
Each cup has a 12-inch loop handle to allow the cup to be dipped by hand into a liquid container. At the center of this handle
is a finger-ring for holding the cup in a vertical position during use
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
38 x 7 x 7 cm / 0.06 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not applicable
Warranty
1 year


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.





People who bought this item also bought:
1. ISO FLOW CUPS (Ref: FLOW CUPS)
2. PYCNOMETER (Ref: Pyknometers)
3. VISCOSITY CUP STANDS (Ref: Cup Stands)

DIGITAL STOPWATCH

DIGITAL STOPWATCH

Ref: T01-60870


Price: £5.00

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Simple yet accurate digital stopwatch, resolution to 1/100th of a second. Split times, built-in alarm. Clear display with large digits.Ultra flat and robust water- and shockproofdesign, complete with carrying cord. Indispensible for viscosity measurements.


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Product
Digital stopwatch
Accessory for
Not applicable
Part Number
T01-60870
Range
Not applicable
Accuracy
100th of a second
Resolution
100th of a second
Standards
To work with all viscosity calculations where time is required and the standards that the viscosity test being checked to.
Features and Benefits
Split times, built-in alarm. Clear display with large digits.
Ultra flat and robust water- and lock proof design, complete with carrying cord.
Indispensible for viscosity measurements.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
8 x 1.8 x 5 cm / 0.05 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not applicable
Warranty
1 year

Times the rate of flow through the viscosity cups in all types of applications where viscosity is checked.


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. PYCNOMETER (Ref: Pyknometers)
2. 4MM DIN FLOW CUP (Ref: DIN CUPS)

FORD CUP

FORD CUP

Ref: FORD CUPS


Price: £72.00

Quantity:   

Choice
T01-700185 Viscosity - Ford Number 2 Cup   
T01-700186 Viscosity - Ford Number 3 Cup   
T01-700187 Viscosity - Ford Number 4 Cup   
T01-700188 Viscosity - Ford Number 4 Portable Cup   
T01-700189 Viscosity - Ford Number 5 Cup   

This is a range of anodic oxidation aluminium ford cups with a removable stainless steel orifice. Ideal for measuring viscosity of paints, inks, laquers and other liquids. Complies with ASTM D1200, D333 and D365.


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Product
Ford Cups
Accessory for
Not applicable
Part Number
T01-700185 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 2
T01-700186 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 3
T01-700187 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 4
T01-700188 Viscosity Ford Number 4 Portable Cup
T01-700189 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 5
Range
T01-700185 #2 Ford Cup - 25 to 120 Centistokes
T01-700186 #3 Ford Cup - 49 to 220 Centistokes
T01-700187 #4 Ford Cup - 70 to 370 Centistokes
T01-700188 #4 Portable Ford Cup - 70 to 370 Centistokes
T01-700189 #5 Ford Cup - 215 to 1413 Centistokes
Accuracy
Possible to certify by calibration with certified oil.
Resolution
T01-700185 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 2 - 2.53mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700186 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 3 - 3.4mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700187 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 4 - 4.1mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700188 Viscosity Ford Number 4 Portable Cup - 4.1mm Orifice Diameter
T01-700189 Viscosity Ford Cup Number 5 - 5.2mm Orifice Diameter
Standards
ASTM D1200, D333 and D365
Features and Benefits
These Ford Cups are guaranteed to be within 2% throughout the recommmended range of use.
Dimensions and Weights (packed)
38 x 7 x 7 cm / 0.06 kg
Calibration Certificate
Not applicable
Warranty
1 year


     To send a Technical Support Enquiry about this product only CLICK HERE
     We aim to reply to all queries by the end of the next working day.
     The Ascott Shop is a Internet business and we prefer contact by email.
     If you need to contact us by fax, then please refer to the Terms & Conditions page for our contact details.

     For general enquiries please use the Contact Us page.




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