Full description
The automatic Abel closed-cup tester measures the flash point, the lowest temperature at which the vapours of a sample ignite upon the application of an ignition source. The tester can also be used to detect the ability of a sample to yield flammable vapors when maintained at an equilibrium temperature by the flash/no flash method.
ABA 4 is suitable for flash point applications of jet fuels, solvents, chemicals, etc.

Benefits at a Glance
• Two cooling systems with Peltier elements according to the new ISO 13736 standard: an economical air-cooled model and a low-temperature version with external water cooling
• The two ignition systems in each unit give you the flexibility to work with an electric or gas igniter: if the gas ignition is used, the electric igniter will automatically relight the gas flame during the test, if necessary
• The One-Twist swivel-around multi-function head guarantees the safe and easy one-hand connection of all sensors and actuators such as the shutter release, stirrer, igniter and detector contacts
• An extended measuring range up to 110 °C enables you to go beyond the conventional scope of the Abel method

Convenient Operation
• Test initiation by pre-installed standard test methods and ability to customize methods by user-defined programs
• Outside flame sensors increase the system’s safety, especially for work with samples that have no conventional flash point but burn outside the test cup (e.g. due to flame-inhibiting components)
• Splashproof touch-key panel with large LCD
• A multi-detector combines the flash point detector and the temperature probe in a solid housing with a perfectly adjusted immersion depth
• A probe verification program checks the proper functioning of the temperature probe and allows a bias adjustment by using a special calibration kit (optional)

Customized User Flexibility
• PC-software FPPNet (optional) for convenient remote handling and test data storage
• Insulation hood (optional) to protect the cover and shutter assembly from icing during low-temperature flash point tests
• Abel-Pensky test insert (optional)
• Calibration set (optional)
• Stainless steel or small-volume sample cup (optional)
Product specification
Model ABA 4
Application range 
10 °C to 110 °C (air-cooled)
(°C/°F selectable)  -30 °C to 110 °C (liquid-cooled)
Ignition Gas and electric (interchangeable)
Heating According to method or user-defined
Stirring According to method or user-defined
Cooling of Air-cooled (by built-in fan)
Peltier elements Liquid-cooled (with tap water or circulation cooler)
Flash detection Thermocouple
Barometric pressure correction Automatic correction
Safety Overheat protection, automatic shut-off
Interfaces 2x RS232
Gas supply 50 mbar of propane or butane
Power supply 115 V/230 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz, 180 W (air-cooled)
  230 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz or 115 V, 60 Hz, 150 W (liquid-cooled)
Dimensions 230 mm x 470 mm x 470 mm (W x D x H)
Weight 8 kg

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