RD 3000

Compression density tester for uncured rubber compounds and polymers





The RD 3000 is the simplest way to measure density and specific gravity of raw polymers, masterbatches and uncured rubber compound specimens of any geometry. Due to the extremely rugged instrument design, and easy sample preparation, the RD 3000 is excellent for laboratory and production environments.

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RD 3000

Compression density tester for uncured rubber compounds and polymers

The RD 3000 is the simplest way to measure density and specific gravity of raw polymers, masterbatches and uncured rubber compound specimens of any geometry. Due to the extremely rugged instrument design, and easy sample preparation, the RD 3000 is excellent for laboratory and production environments.

Features

  • Rugged aerospace grade aluminum and steel framing for harsh production or lab environments
  • 7” PLC color control screen
  • Fully integrated precision scale with guided calibration sequence
  • Compressed volume measured by high-accuracy transducer
  • Precision ground stainless steel compression cylinder
  • Stainless steel crosshead with integrated safety features and limit switches for continued safe operation
  • Calibration plug and weights
  • MonDevice software for data acquisition and storage
  • Ethernet interface
  • Optional integrated printer
  • Optional barcode scanner

Technical Specifications

Density

Range: 0.8 - 2.6 g/cm3
Accuracy: 0.1%
Reproducibility: 0.03%

Sample Volume

Required: 40 - 120 cm3
Recommended: approx. 100 cm3

Integrated Scale

Sample weight range: 0 - 420 g
Resolution: 1mg

Compression Cylinder

Diameter: 60mm
Max. stroke: 80mm

Pneumatics

Supply: 5.5 - 10 bar
Pressure range: 4.5 - 5.5 bar
Compression force: 40.0 kN (at 5 bar)
Volume of air / cycle: 64 l (= 64 dm3)

Data Interface

Ethernet Network (10/100 MBit), Serial RS232 (optional)

Power Supply

100 - 230 V, 50/60 Hz + N + PE, Single phase, about 1 Amps

Environmental Conditions

Storage: Temperature - 25°C - + 55°C relative humidity 5 - 95 %
Operation: Temperature + 5°C - + 45°C relative humidity 5 - 95 %

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