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Force Tensiometer – K100 for analyzing surfactants and solid surfaces

Force Tensiometer

K100

The premium instrument for analyzing surfactants and solid surfaces

General specifications

Instrument dimensions

Footprint

300 mm × 390 mm (W × D)

Height

585 mm

Weight (without accessories)

23 kg

Temperature measurement

Range of temperature measurement

-60 to 450 °C

Resolution

0.01 °C

Precision

0.05 °C

Accuracy

0.5 °C

Internal sensor

sample stage

External sensor

optional: sample vessel

Power supply

Voltage

100 to 240 V

Power consumption

40 W

Frequency

47 to 63 Hz

Environment

Operating temperature

15 to 30 °C

Humidity

> 30% without condensation

Temperature control

Type of temperature control

liquid (-10 to 130 °C)
electrical (50 to 300 °C)
Peltier (-15 to 130 °C)

Range of temperature control

-15 to 300 °C

Flow-through thermostat

-

Interfaces

PC

USB 2.0

Auxiliary

RS232

Thermostat

optional
(quick lock fittings)

Inert gas

yes

Housing and peripherals

Built-in bubble level

yes

Built-in and software-controlled ionizer

yes

Glass windshield doors

yes

Windshield doors

-

Stainless steel measuring compartment

yes

Control pad

yes

Control panel

-

Touch panel

optional

Display

-

Product group specifications

Sample stage

Travel distance

> 110 mm

Simple platform

optional

Temperature control jacket

optional: 50 mm, 70 mm or 100 mm

Inverse CMC

optional: cone-shaped vessel

Integrated sample stage

yes

Drive

Resolution

16 nm

Travel speed

0.1 to 500 mm/min

Type of motor

brushless DC servo motor

Optical height sensor

Resolution

0.1 µm

Force measurement

Maximum load

210 g

Resolution

10 µg

Precision

-

Measurement rate

50 Hz

Adjustment

fully automated
internal weigth

Locking mechanism

automatic

Measurement specifications

Software

Software type

ADVANCE

Available software modules

surface tension (SFT) / interfacial tension (IFT)
contact angle (CA) / surface free energy (SFE)
critical micelle concentration (CMC)
liquid density
solid density
special purpose
adhesion analysis
sedimentation / penetration

Surface free energy of solids

Results

surface free energy (SFE)

Models

equation of state
Zisman
Fowkes
Wu
Owens-Wendt-Rabel-Kaelble
extended Fowkes
acid-base theory

Washburn

Results

contact angle (CA)

Resolution

0.01°

Range

0 to 90°

Type

advancing

Wilhelmy contact angle

Minimum fiber diameter

20 µm

Results

contact angle (CA)

Range

0 to 180°

Resolution

0.01°

Type

advancing
receding

Wilhelmy plate

Results

surface tension (SFT)
interfacial tension (IFT)
critical micelle concentration (CMC)

Range

1 to 2000 mN/m

Resolution

0.002 mN/m

Du Noüy ring

Results

surface tension (SFT)
interfacial tension (IFT)
critical micelle concentration (CMC)

Range

1 to 2000 mN/m

Resolution

0.001 mN/m

Correction method

Harkins-Jordan
Huh-Mason
Zuidema-Waters
linear correction
no correction

Liquid density

Liquid density range

1 to 2200 kg/m³

Resolution

0.1 kg/m³

Precision

3 kg/m³

Solid density

Solid density range

1000 to 20000 kg/m³

Resolution

1 kg/m³

Precision

±3 kg/m³

Penetration

Results

graph: mass vs. time

Rod

Results

surface tension (SFT)
interfacial tension (IFT)
critical micelle concentration (CMC)

Range

1 to 2000 mN/m

Resolution

0.02 mN/m

Sedimentation

Results

graph: mass vs. time

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