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Viscosity Flow Cup Stand
Viscosity Flow Cup Stand
Viscosity Flow Cup Stand
Viscosity Flow Cup Stand
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  • Paints & Coatings

Viscosity Flow Cup Stand

  • Stand suitable for use with Rhopoint DIN, ASTM, ISO and BS flow cups
  • Supplied with a certificate of conformity

£115

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Viscosity Flow Cups

The Rhopoint Flow Cups are designed to accurately measure the viscosity of paints, inks, varnishes and similar products.

What is viscosity?

The term “viscosity” is a parameter that describes a fluids resistance to flow. This resistance is a measure of the friction and the forces of interaction between the layers of a fluid. This friction is apparent when one layer of fluid is made to move against another The greater the friction, the greater the amount of force required to cause the movement – known as “shear”.


The process of flow through an orifice can often be used as a relative measurement and classification of viscosity. This measured kinematic viscosity is generally expressed in seconds of flow time which can be converted into centistokes (cSt) using a viscosity calculator.

Flow cup cross section diagram

Manufactured from high grade aluminium alloy with stainless steel orifices (where indicated), the Rhopoint Flow Cups are available with a range of UKAS / ISO 17025 certified standard oils to confirm the flow cup is measuring within specification.

Paint pouring into a paint can - Flow cup measurement
Paint
Varnish being brushed onto wood - Flow cup measurement
Paint
Printing ink being tested for viscosity - Flow cup measurement
Paint

The Viscosity Flow Cup Stand is suitable for use with all Rhopoint viscosity cups (Sold separately)

Specifications

Instrument Information
MaterialHigh grade aluminium alloy, stainless steel orifice
Commodity Code9027 8091
Weight200 - 300g (depending on model)
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ProductOrder codeOrifice diameterViscosity rangeFlow times
BS FLOW CUP
BS flow cup BS 3900 (1971) Old Specification (B2)RL-A-FC-PTA6/B22.38mm (0.09”)38 - 71cSt30s - 300s
BS flow cup BS 3900 (1971) Old Specification (B3)RL-A-FC-PTA6/B33.17mm (0.12”)38 - 147cSt30s - 300s
BS flow cup BS 3900 (1971) Old Specification (B4)RL-A-FC-PTA6/B43.97mm (0.16”)71 - 455cSt30s - 300s
BS flow cup BS 3900 (1971) Old Specification (B5)RL-A-FC-PTA6/B54.76mm (0.19”)299 - 781cSt30s - 300s
BS flow cup BS 3900 (1971) Old Specification (B6)RL-A-FC-PTA6/B67.14mm (0.28”)781 - 1650cSt30s - 300s
DIN FLOW CUP
DIN flow cup Din Flow Cup (2mm) - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-DIN22mm (0.08”)5 - 30cSt25s - 150s
DIN flow cup Din Flow Cup (4mm) - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-DIN44mm (0.16”)112 - 685cSt25s - 150s
DIN flow cup Din Flow Cup (6mm) - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-DIN66mm (0.24”)550 - 1500cSt25s - 150s
DIN flow cup Din Flow Cup (8mm) - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-DIN88mm (0.31”)1200 - 3000cSt25s - 150s
DIN flow cup The orifices are manufactured from stainless steel.(approximately)
FORD FLOW CUP
DIN flow cupFord Flow Cup No 1 - ASTM D1200RL-A-FC-ASTM12.1mm (0.08”)10 - 35cSt55s - 100s
DIN flow cupFord Flow Cup No 2 - ASTM D1200RL-A-FC-ASTM22.8mm (0.11”)25 - 120cSt40s - 100s
DIN flow cupFord Flow Cup No 3 - ASTM D1200RL-A-FC-ASTM33.4mm (0.13”)49 - 220cSt30s - 100s
DIN flow cupFord Flow Cup No 4 - ASTM D1200RL-A-FC-ASTM44.1mm (0.16”)70 - 370cSt30s - 100s
DIN flow cupFord Flow Cup No 5 - ASTM D1200RL-A-FC-ASTM55.8mm (0.23”)200 - 1200cSt30s - 100s
DIN flow cupThe orifices are manufactured from stainless steel.
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUP
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPFlow Cups to BS EN ISO 2431, ASTM D5125RL-A-FC-ISO33mm (0.12”)7 - 42cSt30s - 100s
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPFlow Cups to BS EN ISO 2431, ASTM D5125 RL-A-FC-ISO44mm (0.16”)35 - 135cSt30s - 100s
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPFlow Cups to BS EN ISO 2431, ASTM D5125RL-A-FC-ISO55mm (0.20”)91 - 325cSt30s - 100s
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPFlow Cups to BS EN ISO 2431, ASTM D5125 RL-A-FC-ISO76mm (0.24”)188 - 684cSt30s - 100s
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPFlow Cups to BS EN ISO 2431, ASTM D5125RL-A-FC-ISO88mm (0.31”)600 - 2000cSt30s - 100s
ISO/ASTM FLOW CUPThe orifices are manufactured from stainless steel.
AFNOR FLOW CUP
AFNOR flow cupAfnor Flow Cup - 2.5mm - NF T30-014RL-A-FC-AFNOR/2.52.5mm (0.10”)5 - 140cSt30s - 100s
AFNOR flow cupAfnor Flow Cup - 4mm - NF T30-014RL-A-FC-AFNOR/44mm (0.16”)50 - 1100cSt30s - 100s
AFNOR flow cupAfnor Flow Cup - 6mm - NF T30-014RL-A-FC-AFNOR/66mm (0.24”)510 - 5100cSt30s - 100s
AFNOR flow cupAfnor Flow Cup - 8mm - NF T30-014RL-A-FC-AFNOR/88mm (0.31”)700 - 11500cSt30s - 100s
FRIKMAR FLOW CUP
FRIKMAR flow cupFrikmar Flow Cup 2mm - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-FRIKMAR/22mm (0.08”)15 - 30 cSt25s - 150s
FRIKMAR flow cupFrikmar Flow Cup 4mm - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-FRIKMAR/44mm (0.16”)112 - 685cSt25s - 150s
FRIKMAR flow cupFrikmar Flow Cup 6mm - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-FRIKMAR/66mm (0.24”)550 - 1500cSt25s - 150s
FRIKMAR flow cupFrikmar Flow Cup 8mm - DIN 53211RL-A-FC-FRIKMAR/88mm (0.31”)1200 - 3000cSt25s - 150s
FRIKMAR flow cupThe orifices are manufactured from stainless steel.(approximately)

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Viscosity Flow Cup Stand

£115