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Seta - Micro Carbon Residue Tester (MCRT)

An automatic airtight furnace that is pre-programmed to run tests to determine Micro (Conradson) Carbon residue of petroleum products.

The digitally controlled furnace has a temperature range of ambient to 500°C. Temperature, flow and pressure values are automatically controlled and values are displayed on the control panel. The test cycle includes an audible ‘end of test’ alarm.

Includes: one six place holder for 16ml sample tubes and one 12 place holder for 2ml or 4ml sample tubes

Technical specifications

Bath Volume 5 litres
Bath Liquid Water or white oil
Sample Size 40ml oil, 40ml distilled water, 1% sodium chloride solution or synthetic seawater
Temperature range 54°C and 82°C
Bath Temperature Stability ±1°C
Stirrer Speed 1500 ± 15 rpm
Voltage 110 Vac, 50/60 Hz 240 Vac, 50/60 Hz
Display LCD touchscreen
Dimensions (H x W x D) / Weight 890 x 450 x 450 mm / 49.5 kg

Key features

  • Carbon residue range 0.1% to 30.0% (m/m)
  • 12 sample capacity
  • Automatic temperature ramp and gas control
  • Digital display flowmeter
  • Equivalent to ASTM D189; IP 13
  • Temperature range ambient to 500°C
  • Environmental
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceutical
Stanhope-SetaStanhope-Seta design and manufacture quality control instruments used to measure the physical characteristics that determine product quality and consistency. The 'Seta' range includes test equipment for the hydrocarbons industry as well as many other laboratory test applications for quality control, calibration and analysis.