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Automated Cleveland Open Cup Flash Point Tester

Performance backed by experience.
ASTM D92, IP 36, ISO 2592,

								ASTM D92, 
								IP 36, 
								ISO 2592, 

Designed with assurance.

Adhering to test methods ASTM D92, ISO 2592 and IP36, Model aco-8 and the aco-8 asphalt version are the all-in-one microprocessor controlled ‘Automated Cleveland Open Cup Tester’ or flash point analyzers from Tanaka. With a measuring range ambient to 400 and included features, such as automatic safety shutdown, large 5.7-inch LCD display with LED backlight, and a skimming mechanism, the latest in automated flash point testing is best-in-class. Based on 45 years’ experience of manufacturing automated flash point analyzers, this innovative 8th generation series has been enhanced to a new level of ergonomic, versatile and premium design and performance.

The latest version of this Cleveland open cup flash point tester has an ergonomic color coordinated display to deliver high visibility and clear cut results. Enhanced versatility includes a USB port for optional memory or keyboard, password protection and data storage. The unit’s all-in-one chassis design is compact and light-weight with a premium exterior packaging.

See Specs tab for a detailed list of the instruments features.

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The following accessories are recommended for purchase in sequential order (see eStore):

1st Year:
Thermofuse (pack of 5 w/insulating tube)
Igniter top for aco-8
Temperature sensor for aco-8
Inner detection ring
Outer detection ring
Insulating collar for aco-8
Printer paper
2nd Year:
Skimmer paddle
Test cup with handle
Heater coil
Remaining Parts:
Test standards      IP36, ASTM D92, ISO 2592 
Type    All in one microprocessor controlled 
Measuring range    Ambient to 400°C
Ambient temp range    10°C to 35°C
Temperature sensor    PT-100 in stainless steel sheath
Measurements Modes    ISO CRM, ISO Normal, ISO SPE, ISO Flash & Fire, ISO Skim, ASTM Normal, ASTM SPE, ASTM Flash & Fire, ASTM Skim, and User custom: asphalt version only
Display    117 x 88mm (5.7 inch) color LCD with LED back light
Heater    Nichrome Coil heater: 800W at 100V or 800Wat 220V
Cooling device    Forced air cooling by sirocco fan
Skimming mechanism (Asphalt version only)    Teflon Paddle rotates to skim the surface film off specimen. Skimming start temperature and interval are programmable. When not in use, the paddle can be removed.
Flash detector    Double ionization rings
Ignition source    Gas ignition with automatic lighting
Barometric correction    Automatic correction by built-in barometric pressure sensor
I/O port    RS-232C = 1 channel (for PC or Optional Printer) USB=1 channel (for USB keyboard or USB Flash Memory)
Gas supply    LP gas or natural gas (Max. pressure:10kPa)
Safety shutdown    Automatically shuts off and the problem is reported by buzzer and display, in case: 
(a) EFP+30°C or 400°C is reached,
(b) temperature sensor is found defective, 
(c) flash detector is found defective, 
(d) thermofuse is blown (also fire containment lid activates), 
(e) built-in battery is found drained out, 
(f) arm is not set in place, 
(g)control computer runs away (no display)
Electricity consumption    160Wh  for 1 test (about 20 min), 60.48gCO2 (at 0.378kg CO2/1kWh) 
Power consumption    1000W max
Power supply    100/120VAC or 220/240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Weight    16 kg (35 lbs)
Dimension    23x47x39 cm (9x18x15 inches)

Brochure: aco-8

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