RD 3000 Rubber Compression Density Tester

The fastest and most connective compression density tester for assessing specific gravity measurements of uncured rubber compounds and elastomers.

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RD 3000 Rubber Compression Density Tester

The RD 3000 is the simplest way to measure density and specific gravity of raw polymers, masterbatches and uncured rubber compound specimens. Due to the extremely rugged instrument design, and easy sample preparation, the RD 3000 is excellent for laboratory and production environments.

Features

  • Rugged aerospace grade aluminum and steel framing for harsh production or lab environments
  • 7” PLC color control screen
  • Fully integrated precision scale with guided calibration sequence
  • Compressed volume measured by high-accuracy transducer
  • Precision ground stainless steel compression cylinder
  • Stainless steel crosshead with integrated safety features and limit switches for continued safe operation
  • Calibration plug and weights
  • MonDevice software for data acquisition and storage
  • Ethernet interface
  • Optional integrated printer
  • Optional barcode scanner

Technical Specifications

Density

Range: 0.8 - 2.6 g/cm3
Accuracy: 0.1%
Reproducibility: 0.03%

Sample Volume

Required: 40 - 120 cm3
Recommended: approx. 100 cm3

Integrated Scale

Sample weight range: 0 - 420 g
Resolution: 1mg

Compression Cylinder

Diameter: 60mm
Max. stroke: 80mm

Pneumatics

Supply: 5.5 - 10 bar
Pressure range: 4.5 - 5.5 bar
Compression force: 40.0 kN (at 5 bar)
Volume of air / cycle: 64 l (= 64 dm3)

Data Interface

Ethernet Network (10/100 MBit), Serial RS232 (optional)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

43 in x 21 in x 29 in (1085 mm x 525 mm x 720 mm)

Weight

approx. 190 kg net

Electrical

90-250 V, 1 Amp, 47-63 Hz, Single phase

Environmental Conditions

Storage: Temperature - 25°C - + 55°C relative humidity 5 - 95 %
Operation: Temperature + 5°C - + 45°C relative humidity 5 - 95 %

Instrument Options

- Barcode scanner for compound and batch identification
- Integrated test result and test series result printer
- Serial (RS232) Output Interface
- MonDevice control and data acquisition software

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