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Automatic Distillation Unit: ADU 5

ADU 5 is the ideal solution to automatically perform high-precision atmospheric distillation tests to characterize the distillation range of petrochemical products, aromatic hydrocarbons and other volatile organic liquids.

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Key Features

Benefits at a Glance

  • Automatic heating optimization
  • Excellent precision
  • Innovative software
  • Highest safety level
  • Extended range of application

Convenient Operation

  • ADU 5 automatically recommends the best distillation conditions according to the selected program. It features an excellent heat control to guarantee an optimum standardized distillation rate, even for complicated mixtures.
  • Thanks to the excellent temperature stability, an automatic correction of the results to standard pressure and perfect distillation rate control, ADU 5 guarantees highly accurate results to ensure outstanding repeatability and reproducibility.
  • The software of ADU 5 has been fully adapted to your needs, making the handling as easy as possible. This new user interface is completely adjustable to your preferences.
  • For operating in an impressively wide range of application, ADU 5 features cetane index determination, automatic dry-point detection, calculation of the driveability index and an extended temperature range. It can also prepare residue samples for EN ISO 10370.

Customized User Flexibility

  • Accessories for ASTM D86 group 0 and solvent distillation (optional)
  • Calibrated Pt100 vapor temperature sensor (optional)
  • Certified reference materials (optional)
  • Cooling option for low-boiling solvents, e.g. methanol (optional)

Technical Specifications

Temperature range up to  450 °C   vapor temperature
0 °C to 80 °C   condenser temperature
0 °C to 50 °C   chamber temperature
Measuring system Pt100 vapor temperature sensor
Volume detection by light barrier system
Safety Overheat and overflow protection with automatic shut-off
Automated fire-extinguishing system
Password protection
Low-level detection of cooling liquid
Interfaces USB, LAN
Gas supply N2 or CO2 (6 bar to 12 bar)
Power supply 230 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz, 3700 W
Dimensions 410 mm x 650 mm x 850 mm (W x D x H)
Weight 54 kg



ASTM D1078


IP 123
IP 195
ISO 3405

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