K16200 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester


Test Method
For flash point determinations of fuels, lubricating oils, liquids containing suspended solids and liquids that tend to form a surface film during testing.

Features and Benefits
• Conforms to ASTM D93 and related specifications

• Choice of electric or gas heating


K16200 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Tester
Determines flash points of a wide range of products by a closed cup method with slow speed stirring of the sample. Extensively used in shipping and safety regulations for detection of contamination by volatile and flammable materials in fuel oils and lubricating oils, and for characterization of hazardous waste samples.

Smooth operating cover mechanism slides shutter open and applies test flame at the turn of a knob. Cover fits over brass test cup and includes pilot flame, test flame reference bead, built-in stirrer and plated brass thermometer ferrule.

Electrically heated model is equipped with a 750W nickel-chromium heater with stepless variable control for accurate, repeatable temperature rate of rise settings per specifications. Heater unit is enclosed in a stainless steel housing with cooling vents. Includes line cord receptacle and switch for accessory slow speed stirrer.

Gas heated model has a built-in nickel plated brass natural gas burner, or can be supplied with an artificial gas burner or liquid propane burner (specify when ordering). Both models are mounted on a sturdy cast iron base.

Conforms to: ASTM D93; AASHTO T73-811; IP 34; ISO 2719; DIN 51758; FTM 791-1102

Electrical Requirements
115V 50/60Hz, Single Phase, 6.5A
220-240V 50-60Hz, Single Phase, 3.4A

Included Accessories
Brass Test Cup with Handle
Thermometer Holder

DImensions lxwxh,in.(cm)
9.5x8x22.5 (24x20x57) with optional stirrer motor installed
Net Weight:
K16000: 26 lbs (11.8kg)
K16200/K16270: 24 lbs (10.9kg)

Shipping Information
Shipping Weight: 30 lbs (13.6kg)
Dimensions: 2.9 Cu. ft.

Ordering Information



Product Description

Electrical Requirements


Electrically Heated Model

115V 50/60Hz


Electrically Heated Model

220-240V 50/60Hz


Gas Heated Model





Product Description

Electrical Requirements

Temperature Range


Stirrer Motor
Slow speed gear motor rotates stirrer of Pensky-Martens Tester at 115rpm for Procedure A and at 250rpm for Procedure B. Includes adjustable support bracket and mounting rod. Installs in base of flash tester.

115V 50/60Hz



Stirrer Motor

220-240V 50Hz



ASTM 9F Thermometer


20 to 230F


ASTM 9C Thermometer


-5 to +110C


ASTM 10F Thermometer


200 to 700F


ASTM 10C Thermometer


90 to 370C


Cover Assembly
Complete assembly. Includes shutter, flame exposure device, stirrer and thermometer ferrule.




Brass Test Cup
With heat resistant handle.