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D-RPA 3000

ISO 13145 ISO 6502 ASTM D 5289 ASTM D 6204 ASTM D 6601 ASTM D 6048 ASTM D 7050 ASTM D 7605 ASTM D 8059 DIN 53529

High-end instrument for demanding static and dynamic testing in QC and R&D with a huge set of customizing options. This enables testing capabilities that have not been possible to measure in a Rheometer before, such as die gap regulation, High-speed data acquisition (FT-Rheology), low-temperature cooling, …

  • Instrument description

    D-RPA 3000

    Oscillation strain
    +/- 0.0001° to 360°

    Advanced Dynamic Moving Die Rheometer

    The D-RPA 3000 is designed for measuring the viscoelastic properties of polymers and elastomeric compounds before, during and after cure. The acquired data gives exact information about the processability, cure characteristics, cure speed, and behavior of the compound at the after-cure.

    The D-RPA 3000 fulfills the complete range of all test requirements; Polymers, raw materials, basic, finished and cured compounds can all be characterized. Besides the cure properties, cure characteristics and processability can all be determined and evaluated.

    The D-RPA 3000 is the state-of-the-art machine for dynamic testing purposes. The machine can be fitted with several unique options such as variable die gap, low-temperature cooling, and high speed data acquisition – providing the highest frequency-strain combination available on the market.

    The high flexibility of the D-RPA 3000 allows the user to program and execute arbitrary test sequences with the MonControl Analyses Software. Each dynamic test sequence can include an unlimited number of the following substeps: timed tests, isothermal tests, non-isothermal tests, amplitude sweeps, frequency sweeps, temperature sweeps, shear rate sweeps, relaxations, retardations, hysteresis and tension / Steady shear tests. Of course, any combination of these sub-tests are possible – with or without an initial strain, as well as strain or stress controlled.

    Equipped with single test – multi subtest test procedure programming with up to 1000 sub-programs as well as an unbeaten shear rate range of up to 100 sec-1 – the D-RPA 3000 is truly the most flexible and dynamic multi-function Rheometer in the market. Optionally the device is available in an unlimited strain configuration for oscillatory and steady shear tests allowing to achieve shear rates in excess of 500 sec-1.

    Completely closed, directly heated, biconical test chamber system

    entirely made of high-strength stainless steel, precision ground and hardened, significantly reducing sample slippage for highest dynamic test ranges and most accurate torque, modulus and viscosity readings.

    Automation options

    All MonTech Moving Die Rheometers as well as Rubber Process Analyzers can be easily automated, allowing customers to increase productivity and release operators for other important tasks.

    MonTech offers the worlds largest Rheometer Automation portfolio designed for our customers to rely on – in the lab or on the shopfloor, in multiple shifts, 365 days, every year. Depending on the selected type of automation system, samples are loaded and unloaded automatically from linear or rotary trays, film is fed and tested samples are removed automatically.

    Of course, every automated machine can – within a single click – also be switched into manual operation mode.

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    Instrument options

    For specific testing requirements MonTech offers a variety of instrument options to customize a testing solution exactly for your specific requirements:

    – Forced air and low-temperature cooling systems
    – Axial force transducers
    – Cavity pressure control systems
    – High speed data acquisition systems
    – Data, IT and software integration
    – Advanced productivity options

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Completely closed, directly heated, biconical test chamber system

Tray changer system for up to 240 or 480 samples

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