refurbished Monsanto R100 Oscillating
Disc rheometer is utilised to provide routine Rubber
cure rheometry measurements for contract testing, (for
cure of other materials such as Thermosetting Plastics, Epoxies, Isocyanate
adhesives, Polyurethanes, etc, see Rotational
Rheometry). The temperature control system of the machine has been
completely replaced with digital temperature controllers / Platinum
resistance thermometers giving temperaure control to
±0.1°C. Data is collected by a bespoke Gammadot data logger
software system enabling swift analysis & comparison of data sets.
Test procedures are in general accordance of the British standard: BS
903-A60.2 (ISO 3417).