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SVM 3000

The SVM 3000 Stabinger Viscometer measures the dynamic viscosity and density of oils and fuels according to ASTM D7042. From this result, the viscometer automatically calculates the kinematic viscosity and delivers measurement results which comply with ISO 3104 or ASTM D445.

Measuring range:
0.2 mPa.s to 20,000 mPa.s

0.65 g/cm3 to 3 g/cm3
-56 °C to 105 °C

Reproducibility: 0.35 %

Repeatability: 0.1 %

Minimum sample volume: 2.5 mL

Optionally combined with:
Abbemat refractometers

Benefits of SVM 3000 at Additives

Viscosity modifiers increase an oil’s viscosity at elevated temperatures, improving its viscosity index (VI). This counteracts the tendency of the oil to become thin at high temperatures. The advantage of using less viscous oil with a VI improver is that it will show improved low-temperature fluidity and will be viscous enough to lubricate at the operating temperature. Most multi-grade oils have viscosity modifiers.

SVM 3000 is precise and flexible in terms of viscosity, which makes it the perfect solution for lubricants and base oils. Automated measurements at two temperatures required for VI determination are performed with a single instrument. SVM 3000 complies with ASTM D7042.