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Force Tensiometer – K100C for surface and interfacial tension

Force Tensiometer

K100C

Fully automated measurements of surface and interfacial tension for quality control

General specifications

Instrument dimensions

Footprint

300 mm × 390 mm (W × D)

Height

585 mm

Weight (without accessories)

19 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

no

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

-

Force measurement

Maximum load

220 g

Resolution

100 µg

Precision

-

Measurement rate

50 Hz

Adjustment

optional:
automated
external weight

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

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

200 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

0.02 mN/m

Du Noüy ring

Results

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

Range

1 to 2000 mN/m

Resolution

0.01 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

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

-

Rod

Results

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

Range

1 to 2000 mN/m

Resolution

0.2 mN/m

Sedimentation

Results

-

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