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Dial Reading Viscometer

The original Brookfield Dial Reading Viscometer is the lab standard used around the world.
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The original Brookfield Dial Reading Viscometer has been the lab standard used around the world since 1934. Current units have been been improved with a multi-speed electronic drive and ergonomically designed speed control knob so selection of any one of the 10 pre-set speeds (8 speeds on LVT models) is quick and easy. The direct-drive design results in extremely quiet operation and greater versatility while the universal power supply facilitates the use of worldwide power sources.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Continuous torque sensing capability
  • Torque measurement accuracy: 1% of full scale range
  • Repeatability: 0.2% of full scale range
  • Easy speed adjustment and on/off control
  • Compatible with all Brookfield accessories
  • NIST traceable viscosity standards available
  • Electronic drive means quiet, reliable operation
  • Universal power supply worldwide compatibility
  • 2-Year limited warranty
  • Traditional Brookfield quality
  • Explosion-proof model is available. Call for details

TORQUE EXPLANATIONS:

  • LV is for low viscosity materials and can measure the thinnest materials. Typical examples include inks, oils, and solvents.
  • RV is for medium viscosity materials than those measured with an LV torque. Typical examples include creams, food, and paints.
  • HA is for higher viscosity materials than those measured with an RV torque. Typical examples include gels, chocolate and epoxies.
  • HB is for even higher viscosity materials than those measured with an HA torque spring. Typical examples include asphalt, caulking compounds, and molasses.



LEARN ABOUT VISCOSITY
Need help? Our Education section may be just the thing to clarify unfamiliar terms and help start you on your way to a better understanding of viscosity. Learn about viscosity and rheological relationships, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, how a Brookfield instrument can help your production process, and much more.

 

HELP ME CHOOSE
Having difficulties determining what instrument is best for you? Try our Help Me Choose section for guidance on the model selection process, spindle construction considerations, and other useful information to help you make an informed decision on the best instrument for your application.



ANNUAL CALIBRATION SERVICE (RECOMMENDED)

We recommend that this instrument be returned to Brookfield or an authorized dealer on an annual basis for our Calibration & Repair Service. Having this annual maintenance done will ensure the instrument's long life and optimal performance.

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    What's Included
    Instrument
    6 spindles (RV/HA/HB)
    or 4 spindles (LV)
    Spindle Guard Leg*
    Lab Stand (Model A)
    Carrying Case

    *Not applicable to HA or HB versions
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    SPECIFICATIONS

      VISCOSITY RANGE cP(mPa·s) SPEEDS
    MODEL Min. Max. RPM Number of Increments
    LVT 1 † 2M .3-60 8
    RVT 100 †† 8M .5-100 10
    HAT 200 †† 16M .5-100 10
    HBT 800 †† 64M .5-100 10
    † 1 cP achieved with UL Adapter accessory. 15 cP on LV with standard spindles.
    ††Minimum viscosity is achieved with optional RV/HA/HB spindle.
    M=1 million cP=Centipoise mPa·s=Millipascal·seconds

    SPRING TORQUE

    SPRING TORQUE
    MODEL Dyne-cm Milli Newton-m
    LVT 673.7 0.0673
    RVT 7,187.0 0.7187
    HAT 14,374.0 1.4374
    HBT 57,496.0 5.7496
    † 1 cP achieved with UL Adapter accessory.  15 cP on LV with standard spindles.
    ††Minimum viscosity is achieved with optional RV/HA/HB spindle.
    B=1 Billion     M=1 million     cP=Centipoise     mPa·s=Millipascal·seconds

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