The Sedimentometer USS 791 characterises the graining of electro-corundum and silicon carbide by means of sedimentation analysis. The operating principle is based on an internationally recognised standard method. The measurements result in parameters of the particle size distribution of the material in micrograins: ISO 8486-2 and FEPA-standards 43-2.
The data logging is fully automated. A light barrier system automatically follows the altering height of material in the collection tube. This increase over time is evaluated and converted to a particle size distribution with the included software by applying Stokes’ Law. The data are initially stored in an internal memory and can then be downloaded with an external computer. The output of the data is in file format or in a brief report.
All parts of the sedimentometers are made in the glass workshop at Topas. User defined modifcations and spare parts are possible without any problems. Further application fields of the device are quality assurance, science and education.