Material Testing of Elsatomers in Mineral Oils

Test samples of elastomer are fixed on a sample holder, which is then put into a reactor filled with used mineral oil. In order to simulate the oprating life, the reactor is heated up for a certain period of time. Samples can be tested in the liquid phase and in the gas phase, even at the same time. When testing with mixtures or particles, Berghof recomends a reactor configuration with stirring. After the heating process, usually the elastomers have to pass a tensile test.

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High-pressure Reactors Individual. Flexible. Functional.

Individually configurable BR reactors are known for their easy handling, flexibility and functionality while providing maximum safety.

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Low-pressure Reactors Easy handling coupled with flexibility.

The individually configurable NR reactors offer easy handling for experiments up to 25bar, 300°C and 100 liters.

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