Rheosys Merlin

Rotational Viscometer

Scientific performance for a quality control price. Sturdy and sensitive. Supplied as a complete package suitable to perform rheology tests on any fluid substance.


Top class mechanical and electronic features

Precision torque measurement
Accurate adjustable gap mechanism
Automatic user calibration feature
Quick capture / release ...
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Scientific performance for a quality control price. Sturdy and sensitive. Supplied as a complete package suitable to perform rheology tests on any fluid substance.

  • Top class mechanical and electronic features
    • Precision torque measurement
    • Accurate adjustable gap mechanism
    • Automatic user calibration feature
    • Quick capture / release tools
  • Built-in Peltier Temperature Control for all sensor systems
  • Supplied with measuring systems produced to DIN standards. This provides quantitative rheological results, not simply qualitative comparisons.
    • 30 mm 5° cone/plate,
    • 30 mm plate/plate, and
    • cup and 25 mm bob (Rb/Rc = 0.92)
  • Expanded shear rate, torque, temperature, and viscosity ranges for a very wide testing range using a single experimental setup.
  • Software included
    • Single point viscosity
    • Flow curve
    • Yield point
    • Time curve
    • Temperature curve
Highlight of Rheosys MERLIN

- Windows™  Research  Software MICRA.
- Integrated  Peltier  Thermo-Electric Temperature Controller.
- Cone & Plate, Co-Axial Cylinder, Parallel Plate as standard.



What’s Included?
200100 Merlin VR Instrument
200200 Peltier Temperature Controller
200312 Windows™ Research Software
200304 25mm Co-Axial Cylinder set
200306 30mm Parallel Upper Plate
200308 2 degree 30mm Cone
200305 44mm Lower Plate

Optional Accessories
- Additional Measuring Systems
- Viscosity Standards
- 200320 Solvent Trap
- 200340 Thermal Enclosure

 
Thermal Enclosure

For use  on  all  systems.
Designed to insulate the
sample  from  the
environment.
Wide range of additional measuring systems

For low or high viscosity samples.
Co-Axial, Double Gap,  Vane  Rotors,
Cone  and  Plate,  for  all sample types.

 
Solvent trap

For use on all systems.
Prevents solvent loss & drying of sample using a liquid seal.
  • Real time values displayed for % Torque Range, Torque (uNm), RPM, Viscosity, Shear Rate, Shear Stress, Temperature.
  • Primary screen allows quick single point viscosity determination.
  • Automated program control using the "test definition" window to rapidly create multiple step tests.
  • Automates data collection.
  • Eliminates operator error when recording data.
  • Provides instantaneous viscosity flow curves.
  • Creates a permanent record of each test.
  • Unlimited data point collection.
  • CGS or SI data units (cP or mPa·s)
  • Comparison data sets can be entered
  • Data saved in encrypted format
  • Up to 8 data sets may be plotted simultaneously
  • Add or remove variables from plot & table
  • Interactive Graph allows full control over displayed variables including scaling, symbol, color, view/hide data, Grid lines
  • Plot data available: % Torque, Torque (uNm), RPM, Viscosity, Shear Rate, Shear Stress, Temperature, Time, Sample
  • User selectable Signal averaging options
  • Copy Graph or table to clipboard
  • Temperature control of sample with optional Peltier Thermoelectric temperature controller or Electrical melts cell.
  • On-line help system

This product is compliant with the following test methods:

  • Dynamic viscosity
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