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Testing equipment for automated
petroleum test equipment

Tannas Foam Air Bath

This automated unit is designed for running the required engine oil foaming tests D 892 and D 6082. Timing and heat cycles are built in to simplify operator tasks. Elimination of oil-containing baths means no messy cleanup or hazard from hot, dripping oil on the outsides of graduates. A removable carousel holds up to six 1000-mL graduates, two of which can be visually measured at the same time. 

DIMENSIONS:

- BENCH-TOP (~ 21"(H) X 24"(W) X 24"(D)) OR (53 X 61 X 61 CM)

HEATING MEDIUM:

- AIR

TESTING CAPACITY:

- EASILY REMOVABLE SIX (6) POSITION OIL SAMPLE CYLINDER CAROUSEL (HOLDS UP TO SIX (6) 1000 ML CYLINDERS)
- CAPABLE OF TESTING TWO (2) OIL SAMPLES SIMULTANEOUSLY

SAMPLE VOLUME REQUIRED:

- APPROXIMATELY 200 ML

OPERATING TEMPERATURES:

- HEATING AND COOLING CAPABILITIES (SIMPLE CONNECTION TO COOL TAP WATER DISPENSER OR A CHILLED WATER BATH)
- RANGE: +20°C TO 175°C (±0.1°C)- FOAMING SEQUENCES I, II, III AND HIGH TEMPERATURE SEQUENCE IV

DIFFUSER AIR FLOW:

- PRE-HEATED DIFFUSER AIR FLOW SYSTEM
- RATE REQUIRED: 94 TO 200 ML/MIN (±5 ML/MIN.)
- TWO (2) BUILT-IN AUTOMATED AIR FLOW METERS
- TFAB FUNCTION CONTROLLER (PLC)
- DIGITAL DISPLAY OF OPERATOR COMMANDS
- AUTOMATED AIR FLOW METERS PROGRAMMED FOR EACH SEQUENCE
- SEQUENCE ALARMS SOUND FOR EACH MEASURING TIME
- CONTINUOUS TIME READOUT

VOLTAGE:

- 120 VAC, SINGLE PHASE, 20 AMP. 50/60 HZ.(ALSO AVAILABLE IN 220 VAC 50 OR 60 HZ)

SAFETY:

- CURRENT LIMITING FUSES
- OVER-TEMPERATURE CUT-OUT FUSE
- TRIPLE-PANE GLASS VIEW PORT
- CE MARKED

TEST METHODS/SPECIFICATIONS:

- ASTM D892 AND D6082 FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE FOAM
- REQUIRED FOR ILSAC GF-2, GF-3, GF-4; API ‘SL',‘SM' CATEGORY

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