AUTOMATED PENSKY-MARTENS CLOSED CUP FLASH POINT TESTER

ASTM D93 . ISO 2719 . IP34

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Ergonomic, versatile and premium, all in one.

Model apm-8 is the automated Pensky-Martens Closed Cup flash point tester from Tanaka. Based on 45 years experience of manufacturing the automated flash point testers, the innovative 8th generation series has been released. The theme of this generation is Ergonomic, Versatile and Premium.  

The apm-8 model has been designed for ease of use with a color-coordinated display for high visibility as well as a universal design and intuitive switch operation. This model provides enhanced versatlility including a usb port for optional flash memory or a keyboard, it also is secured with password protection and data storage.  All-in-One Chassis Design: Compact, Light-Weight and Premium Exterior Design.

Ergonomic, versatile and premium, all in one.

Model apm-8 is the automated Pensky-Martens Closed Cup flash point tester from Tanaka. Based on 45 years experience of manufacturing the automated flash point testers, the innovative 8th generation series has been released. The theme of this generation is Ergonomic, Versatile and Premium.  

The apm-8 model has been designed for ease of use with a color-coordinated display for high visibility as well as a universal design and intuitive switch operation. This model provides enhanced versatlility including a usb port for optional flash memory or a keyboard, it also is secured with password protection and data storage.  All-in-One Chassis Design: Compact, Light-Weight and Premium Exterior Design.

SINGLE ACTION SETTING

The cup cover and the stirrer are permanently mounted on a swing-arm assembly, which allows an easy handling of the test cup cover. It makes free from handling the hot cup cover after completing a test.The swing arm assembly can be lifted up to vertical position for easier test cup cleaning.

EASY OPERATION

Select a test mode and enter the expected flash point; while the instrument executes the test, you are free to do other lab work. The instrument follows the exact procedures prescribed in the test method, and the completion of the test cycle is signaled by beeps. The test result is brightly shown on the color LCD module.

INTERCHANGEABLE IGNITION SOURCE

apm-8 is equipped with both gas and electric igniter as the ignition source. It only takes a few minutes to switch from gas to electric or vice versa.

DRAFT PROTECTION SHIELD COVER

A FM4910 conforming cover insures the flame integrity. This material shall meet the numerical criterion of each index. (1)FPI(Fire Propagation Index)≤6 (2)SDI(Smoke Damage Index)≤0.4

DATA HANDLING

The unit is equipped to store up to 200 test results and export to an optional printer or to a LIMS through an RS-232 port or USB memory.

USB PORT

A USB port allows connecting USB keyboard for easy entering sample name and connecting USB flash memory for data copy to a PC or test conditions/parameters copy to the tester.

PASSWORD PROTECTION

With setting up password by the administrator, the device is protected against inadvertent change of parameters by the operator.

ALL-IN ONE DESIGN IN LIGHTWEIGHT

The all-in-one design is much lighter than old model, APM-7 by approximately 30%,which is world's smallest class in volume.

Type   All –in one, microprocessor controlled
Test standards   ISO 2719, ASTM D93, IP34
Measuring range   Ambient to 370℃
Measurement modes   ASTM D93 A-normal, ASTM D93 A-SPE (search), ASTM D93 B-normal, ASTM D93 B-SPE (search), ASTM D93 C-normal, ASTM D93 C-SPE (search) and User custom
Heater   Band type heater:530W@115V or 500W@230V
Cooling device   Forced air cooling by fan
Display   5.7 inch (117 x 88mm) color LCD with LED back light
Stirring   100, 250 rpm (selectable)
Temperature sensor   PT-100 in stainless steel sheath
Flash detector   CRC Thermocouple
Ignition source   Gas ignition with automatic lighting or electric ignition. Interchangeable
Barometric correction   Automatic correction by built-in barometric pressure sensor
I/O port   RS-232C = 1 channel (for PC or Optional Printer) USB=1 channel (for USB keyboard or USB Flash Memory)
Safety shutdown   Automatically shuts off and the problem is reported by buzzer and display, in case: (a) EFP+20 oC or 370 oC is reached, (b) temperature sensor is found defective, (c) flash detector is found defective, (d) thermofuse is blown, (e) electric Igniter is blown, (f) built-in battery is found drained out, (g) test cover is not set in place, (h)control computer runs away (no display) (i) Stirring motor stopped
Gas supply   (When Gas Ignition is used) LP gas or natural gas (Max. pressure:10kPa)
Power supply    100/120VAC or 220/240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power consumption   720W MAX.
Electricity consumption    170Wh for 1 test (about 60 min), 64.26gCO2 (@ 0.378kgCO2/1kWh)
Ambient temp. range   10°C to 35°C
Dimensions & weight   230mm (W) × 470mm (D) × 390mm (H) 17kg

STANDARD ACCESSORIES

CODE              PART NAME                                                   Qty                   REMARKS

APM-02-001    Test Cup Assembly                                         1

320-00-035     Thermofuse 1                                                              Pack of 5, with Insulation Tube.

210-02-161     Gas Hose 9 x 16, 1.5m with Hose Bands        1

APM-04-431    Windscreen for apm-8                                     1 

                       apm-8 MANUALS                                              1          Manuals for apm-8.

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