Dropping Point Apparatus
Performs dropping point determinations on lubricating greases at temperatures
of up to 550°F (288°C). Consists of dropping point cup, test cell with
accessories and oil bath with stirrer and heater. Test cell is immersed in a
400mL Pyrex™ bath for heating at the prescribed rate. A 750W variable
stepless control heater and 1/40hp stirrer permit accurate, uniform control
of bath temperature rate of rise. Heater assembly includes refractory top
plate and reference dial.
Conforms to the specifications of: ASTM D566, D4950; IP 132; ISO 2176;
DIN 51801; FTM 791-1421
Maximum Temperature: 550°F (288°C)
Bath Medium: A high temperature heat transfer fluid having a flash point in
excess of 400°C is recommended. Silicone fluid (P/N 355-001-002) is suitable.
115V 50/60Hz, Single Phase, 6.5A
220-240V 50/60Hz. Single Phase, 3.4A
Grease Cup, chromium plated brass
Test Tube with indentations
Cork Ring Guide
Thermometer Corks (2)
Thermometer Depth Gauge
Polished Metal Rod
Net Weight: 11 lbs (5.0kg)
Shipping Weight: 16 lbs (7.3kg)
Dimensions: 2.8 Cu. ft.