Kinematic viscometer: SVM 4001
Experience the power of “Two”
Think about all the possibilities – how would it be if you had a dual-cell viscometer and could finish two measurements in one run? With SVM 4001 this has now become reality.
You can measure the kinematic viscosity of your lubricant in the first cell at 40 °C, while the second cell measures your sample at 100 °C at the same time. The instrument automatically calculates the viscosity index (VI) compliant with ASTM D2270 and reports it on the screen in real-time.
Or you can measure kinematic viscosity of your lube oil at 40 °C, while measuring its density simultaneously at 15 °C, avoiding a separate measurement and saving your valuable time.
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Twice the cell – twice the benefit
Save time, effort, and sample: With its double-cell design, SVM 4001 is the ultimate standardized solution for the determination of lubricant viscosity and viscosity index from a sample volume as low as 2.5 mL. SVM 4001 also enables you to measure kinematic viscosity and density simultaneously at any two different temperatures between 15 °C and 100 °C – all in one instrument.
Go for multitalent
SVM 4001 opens up a new world: it doesn’t just measure viscosity but also multiple parameters, complying with the following standards:
- Viscosity index (VI) (ASTM D2270)
- Kinematic viscosity (ASTM D7042, EN 16896, DIN 51659-2)
- Density (EN ISO 12185, ASTM D4052, IP 365)
- Dynamic viscosity (ASTM D7042)
- API grades (ISO 91, API 2540, ASTM D1250, IP 200)
Flexibility right at your fingertips
Tired of looking for a capillary suitable for your sample’s viscosity? There’s no need for that anymore. With SVM 4001 you have the flexibility you need, as each of the two measuring cells covers the entire measuring range. This means that you can measure a huge variety of samples, from base oils and additives to lube blends and used oil, without changing the cell. This single viscometer is all you need for your viscosity and viscosity index measurements.
Reduced costs, increased output
SVM 4001 scores points for its performance and sustainability, since it requires only small amounts of solvent (min. 2.5 mL) for cleaning, which lowers solvent and disposal costs. Thanks to its Peltier temperature control, no bath or external cooling is required, saving energy, money, and lab space. A variety of sample changers can be connected to improve your productivity, whether at the filling line or in the QC lab, giving you time to perform other important tasks.
Simplify your work through unbeatable ease of operation
From the initial start-up to the maintenance of the instruments, SVM 4001 is outstandingly easy to operate. The instrument is already factory-adjusted when it reaches you and is ready for immediate use – all you have to do is to inject your sample and push the Start button. Thanks to the new patented motor concept, access to the measuring cells is tool-free. The robust metal cells mean that SVM 4001 is safe to handle without any risk of glass breakage. The state-of-the-art design of the instrument offers a fully customizable user interface showing you exactly the results and parameters you need. SVM 4001 is a stand-alone instrument and all calculations are performed automatically by the integrated PC.
|SVM 2001||SVM 3001||SVM 4001|
|Patents granted||AT516058 (B1), AT516302 (B1)||AT516058 (B1), AT516302 (B1)||AT516058 (B1), AT516302 (B1)|
|Temperature range||+15 °C to +100 °C||-60 °C to +135 °C||+15 °C to +100°C|
|Viscosity range||0.2 mm²/s to 30 000 mm²/s||0.2 mm²/s to 30 000 mm²/s||0.2 mm²/s to 30 000 mm²/s|
|Density range||0.6 g/cm³ to 3 g/cm³||0.6 g/cm³ to 3 g/cm³||0.6 g/cm³ to 3 g/cm³|
|Viscosity repeatability*||0.1 %||0.1 %||0.1 %|
|Density repeatability*||0.0002 g/cm³||0.00005 g/cm³||0.00005 g/cm³|
|Density reproducibility*||0.0005 g/cm³||0.0001 g/cm³||0.0001 g/cm³|
|Temperature repeatability||0.005 °C (0.009 °F)||0.005 °C (0.009 °F)||0.005 °C (0.009 °F)|
|Temperature reproducibility||0.03 °C (0.054 °F) from 15 °C to 100 °C||0.03 °C (0.054 °F) from 15 °C to 100 °C |
0.05 °C (0.09 °F) outside this range
|0.03 °C (0.054 °F) from 15 °C to 100 °C|
|Main standards||ASTM D7042, EN 16896||ASTM D7042, EN 16896 |
ASTM D4052, ISO 12185
|ASTM D7042, EN 16896 |
ASTM D4052, ISO 12185
|Supported precision classes||Ultrafast, Fast and Precise||Ultrafast, Fast, Precise and Ultraprecise||Ultrafast, Fast, Precise and Ultraprecise|
|Sample volume min./typical||1.5 mL / 5 mL||1.5 mL / 5 mL||2.5 mL / 6 mL|
|Solvent volume min./typical||1.5 mL / 6 mL||1.5 mL / 6 mL||2.5 mL / 10 mL|
|Maximum sample throughput||30 samples per hour||30 samples per hour||24 samples per hour|
|Peltier temperature control||Designed for constant temperature||Designed for fast heating/cooling over a wide range||Designed for simultaneous measurement at any two different temperatures within the range|
|Optional automation|| || || |
|Wetted parts||Inside the instrument: ||Inside the instrument: ||Inside the instrument: |
|O-rings in contact with sample||Viton® Extreme||Kalrez® Spectrum 0040||Viton® Extreme|
|Data memory||1000 measurement results||1000 measurement results||1000 measurement results|
|HID (Human Interface Device)|| || || |
|Interfaces|| || || |
|Power supply|| || || |
|Ambient conditions||15 °C to 35 °C (59 °F to 95 °F), max. 80% r.h. non-condensing||15 °C to 35 °C (59 °F to 95 °F), max. 80% r.h. non-condensing||15 °C to 35 °C (59 °F to 95 °F), max. 80% r.h. non-condensing|
|Net weight/shipping weight||15.9 kg/20.5 kg||17.6 kg/22.2 kg||17.8 kg/22.4 kg|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||33 cm x 51 cm x 23.1 cm (13 in x 20 in x 9.1 in)||33 cm x 51 cm x 23.1 cm (13 in x 20 in x 9.1 in)||33 cm x 51 cm x 23.1 cm (13 in x 20 in x 9.1 in)|
|Compliance|| || || |
|Special features||Optional automation, Automatic VI method||Automatic VI method, API calculations, temperature scans, FillingCheck™. |
Optional: Countercooling, automation, modularity with Abbemat refractometers
|Double measurement cells for simultaneous viscosity and density measurement at any two different temperatures in the range, VI method, API calculations, FillingCheck™. |
Optional: Automation, modularity with Abbemat refractometers
*Attested at the points of the works adjustment or at calibration correction points, not including the uncertainty of the standards. Valid for ideal measuring and sample conditions within the works adjustment range.
All data refer to stand-alone instruments.
For more information, please contact your Anton Paar representative.
CCPTC SH/T 0604-2000 eqv. ISO 12185
GGB T 29617
SSH T 0870
SN T 3518
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