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RP 3000

BS 903:Pt A59: section A59.1:1997 | ISO 2007:1991

Rapid plastimeter for polymer and natural rubber

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RP 3000

MonTech Rapid Plastimeters measure the plasticity or viscosity of natural rubber, polymers and vulcanized compounds. Supplied with a specimen cutter, the MonTech Rapid Plastimeter is the most convenient instrument for characterization of natural or synthetic rubber at variable test conditions. The RP 3000 is typically used in conjunction with the MonTech Aging Oven to determine the plasticity retention index (PRI).


  • Fully automatic and easy operation
  • Heavy duty aluminum and stainless-steel frame
  • Single / median operational modes
  • Automated calibration
  • Built-in diagnostics
  • Variable platen temperatures 25°C - 200°C
  • Flexible conditioning steps and load times
  • Digital temperature display
  • MonPlast software for calculation and display of plasticity curve

Technical Specifications


BS 903:Pt A59: section A59.1:1997 | ISO 2007:1991

Platen Sizes

10 mm, 7.3 and 14 mm diameter

Platen Temperature

25°C - 200°C

Test Time

Default: 15 secs conditioning, 15 secs load Variable from 0 to 99 seconds

Compressive Force

100 N

Calibration Sample


Total Weight of Plastimeter

35 kg

Data Interface

RS 232

Air Exchange Rate

adjustable 0 to 120 times / hour

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