QA/QC laboratories analyzing the rheological properties of a wide variety of samples can increase efficiency and reduce user error with an intelligent rheometer that adapts to an individual’s measurement routines and conditions. The Haake Viscotester iQ rheometer’s Connect Assist function automatically detects the measuring geometry and temperature module, providing real-time feedback to ease sample testing set up procedures with minimal errors.
The device can be used as a standalone instrument with its touchscreen interface; with the company’s RheoApp software on a USB flash drive to provide extended capabilities; or, operated with full software control from a desktop computer. The Temperature Assist function in concert with the Peltier control system enables labs to measure the true sample temperature in a reduced window.
In addition, the Haake Viscotester iQ offers modular design, allowing customers to quickly exchange accessories and customize the instrument; self-contained Peltier temperature control for coaxial cylinders and parallel plates, allowing a broad scope of measurements over a wide temperature range and sample types; enhanced measuring flexibility from single-point measurement up to a comprehensive rheological measurement using Controlled Rate or Controlled Stress mode; and, a carrying case for instrument and accessory transport to field sites.
— Thermo Fisher Scientific, www.thermofisher.com