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Omnitek launches the new S-flow Houillon viscometer with an optional autosampler

It’s finally here: the newest generation of S-flow systems offers the ultimate in fast, accurate viscosity testing and now also features an optional autosampler for fully unattended operation. Afbeeldingdetailnews.png

Maximum throughput and ease of use with very low sample and solvent consumption

The latest generation of S-flow builds on the strong foundation of its predecessors to offer the ultimate in automatic viscosity testing of Newtonian samples such as petroleum products. The system offers all the tried and tested advantages of a Houillon-type tube design such as short process times, small sample volume and low solvent consumption, but now also includes an optional autosampler to allow for fully unattended operation. All controlled from a central software interface that takes care of result storage, autosampler control, calculations and much more. It complies fully with ASTM D7279 and as such, gives full correlation to ASTM D445. It is the ideal system for used oil analysis labs that need to test a wide range of lubricant viscosities. It complies fully with in ASTM D7279 and as such, gives full correlation to ASTM D445. It is the ideal system for used oil analysis labs that need to test a wide range of lubricant viscosities.

The new S-flow range consists of 2 main models: a single bath with 4 tubes is the standard configuration and there is a second model which has 2 baths with 2 tubes in each within the same footprint, providing dual temperature measurement in an extremely compact package. Other options include dual solvent cleaning and integrated duplo testing which obtains 2 flowtime determinations with only 1 sample injection. 

All measurement parameters, such as warmup times and cleaning parameters can be set through the 12” touchscreen or through the complementary software. The diagnostic system alerts the operator to possible issues such as empty solvent supply tanks, full waste bottles, insufficient vacuum, etc. The optional autosampler is fully modular and can be installed aftermarket, meaning you can purchase the analyser first and then upgrade to auto-sampling when the need arises.