Automated Abel Closed Cup Flash Point Tester

abl-8afc / abl-8lfc

Since 1966, Tanaka has been delivering automated flash point testers for higher productivity at petroleum laboratories. The theme of the 8th generation model series is “ Ergonomic, Versatile, Robust and Safe “

●Ergonomic: Color coordinated display and switches for high visibility / intuitive operation, and universal design
●Versatile: USB port for USB flash drive or keyboard, password protection and enhanced data storage
●Robust: Premium design and high quality finish suited for many years of reliable use
●Safe: Enhanced safety with fire containment system (Default for apm, atg & aco, optional for abl)

Further improved Swing Arm Assembly for easy setting and cleaning :
After inserting the test cup in the instrument, just lower the swing arm assembly onto the test cup to set all the necessary components for the test, including the ignition source, temperature sensor, flash detector and stirrer (in case of apm, atg and abl series). After the test, lift the arm to the complete upright positon for easy cleaning.

abl-8afc / abl-8lfc Automated Abel Closed Cup Flash Point Tester

abl-8 is an automated Able Closed Cup flash point tester to cover flammable and combustible materials for shipping and safety regulations.

Heating / Cooling is by energy efficient Peltier modules attached to a metal block bath.

Air-cooled model abl-8afc and liquid cooled model abl-8lfc are available for different temperature ranges (Model abl-8lfc requires an optional chiller).


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Test Methods ISO 13736, IP 170, ISO 1516, ISO 1523
Measuring Range +10℃ to +110℃ for abl-8a
-30℃ to +110℃ for abl-8l (with an optional chiller)
Temperature Sensor PT-100 in stainless steel sheath
Flash Detector CRC thermocouple
Ignition Source Gas flame or electric coil
I/O Port RC-232C and USB, 1 each
Size (W x D x H) 230 x 470 x 390 mm
Weight 19 kg
Power Consumption AC 100 to 240 V 300 VA (max) 50 / 60Hz