Koehler Instrument K18862 / K18852 Low Temperature Torque Tester

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Dimensions (approx.):
48.5"W x 34"D x 45.5"H (outside)
220-240 Volts, 50 or 60 Hz,
Product Description
***this is specifically for ASTM D1478. request pricing on one of the models listed below for other options***

Significant for the design and specification of greases for low temperature service, the low temperature torque test measures the extent to which a grease sample retards rotation of a bearing assembly at the test temperature.

Features and Benefits:
~ Digital torque indication for two samples
~ Choice of test rig combinations
~ Mechanically refrigerated, with standard -65°F (-54°C) operating range
~ Optional cooling range to -100°F (-73°C)
~ Optional strip chart recorder or data acquisition software
~ Conforms to ASTM D1478 and D4950 specifications
~ Data acquisition software available

Refrigerated two unit apparatus for ASTM low temperature torque tests on lubricating greases. Includes an insulated, thermostatically controlled air chamber with test rigs, drive shafts and externally mounted gear motors. Rotates drive shafts at 1rpm while electronic load cell-strain gauge indicators measure the torque required to restrain the test rigs. Digital LED displays indicate torque for each drive unit and cold chamber temperature. On ASTM D4693 models, spindle temperature is also indicated for each drive unit. An optional factory installed strip chart recorder provides a hard copy record of starting torque, running torque and maximum torque. Includes drive shaft overtorque protection_when drive shaft torque exceeds a preset value, the drive motors automatically shut down to prevent breakage of shaft insulators. Standard cooling range of -65°F (-54°C) meets ASTM requirements for D1478 and D4693 test methods. Optional -100°F (-73°C) range is available for special testing requirements.

ASTM D1478 Model for Ball Bearing Greases - Equipped with two test cages and two 6204 ball bearings per ASTM D1478 specifications.

ASTM D4693 Model for Automotive Wheel Bearing Greases - Equipped with two spring loaded spindle-bearings-hub assemblies, bearing packer assembly and bearing installation and removal tools.

The combined ASTM D1478-D4693 Modelis Equipped with one test cage and one 6204 ball bearing for ASTM D1478 testing and one spindle-bearings-hub assembly with bearing packer and tools for ASTM D4693 testing.

Catalog# ______ Test Method Electrical Requirements Cooling Range
K18862 ________ ASTM D1478 _______ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18852 ___________________________ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18863 ___________________________ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)
K18853 ___________________________ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)
K18860 ________ ASTM D4693 _______ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18850 ___________________________ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18861 ___________________________ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)
K18851 ___________________________ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)
K18864 ________ Combined ASTM ____ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18854 ________ D1478 and D4693 __ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -65°F (-54°C)
K18865 ___________________________ 220-240V / 60Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)
K18855 ___________________________ 220-240V / 50Hz ________ -103°F (-75°C)

Data acquisition software - Data acquisition software facilitates running both ASTM D1478 and D4693 tests. Graph of torque versus time details starting torque, running torque and time elapsed. Includes software, data acquisition board and cable.

~ Conforms to: ASTM D1478
~ Cooling Range: Standard: -65°F (-54°C) K18862 / K18852, Optional: -103°F (-75°C) K18863 / K18853
~ Temperature Uniformity: ±0.1°F (±0.5°C)
~ Refrigeration: air cooled mechanical cascade hermetic system
~ Cabinet: floor-mount, polished stainless steel exterior, rides on swivel casters
The following link provides additional information from the manufacturer's brochure. Click to open the PDF in a new window or right-click to download it:
Koehler K18862 / K18852 Low Temperature Torque Tester or copy the following into your browser address window: labequip.com/stock/pictures/n1188.pdf
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