Total Sediment Tester
ASTM D4870, IP 375, ISO 10307
A weighed quantity (10g) of the oil sample is filtered through the sediment tester at 100°C. After solvent washing and drying the total sediment on the filter medium is weighed. The test is to be carried out in duplicate.
The total sediment tester is a benchtop model to determine the insoluble material content of distillate and residual fuel oils conform to ASTM D4870, IP 375, and ISO 10307.
Consists of two filtration cells and a vacuum circuit with gauge
Fitted with an integrated cooling/heating circuit
Also supplied with ageing bath for thermal ageing of the samples conform to the procedure in the appendix of the test method. The ageing bath is available in 6 position or 15 positions.