Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Point Tester apm-8ISO 2719 ASTM D93 IP 34
The apm-8 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Flash Point Tester automates flash point tests according
to ISO 2719 ASTM D93 IP 34 JIS K-2265-3. Thanks to 3 built-in tests procedures the apm-8 is
suitable to perform flash point tests of homogeneous petroleum products such as distillate fuels, non-homogeneous products such as residual
fuel oils and of biodiesel.
The apm-8 is the result of Tanaka's 45 years of experience in manufacturing automated Flash Point Testers.
Thanks a an improved Swing Arm assembly and a large color display it offers a maximum operating convenience.
After inserting the test cup in the instrument, the operator just needs to lower the swing arm assembly onto the test cup to set all the necessary
components for the test, including the ignition source, temperature sensor and flash detector. After the test, the arm can be tilt into an upright
position for easy cleaning - no need to touch hot cup covers.
Thanks to three built-in test procedures, the apm-8 is suited for flash point measurements of a wide range of
Procedure A - for homogeneous petroleum liquids such as as distillate fuels.
Procedure B - for non-homegeneous liquids such as distillate fuels.
Procedure C - for biodiesel
Select a test mode and enter the expected flash point. The instrument automatically executes the test following the exact procedures according to the
test method, the operator is free to concentrate on other tasks. The completion of the test cycle is signaled by beeps and the test result is displayed
on the large color display.
A FM4910 conforming cover caters for flame integrity:
- FPI (Fire Propagation Index) ≤ 6
- SDI (Smoke Damage Index) ≤ 0.4
Hassle-free switch from gas to electric
The apm-8 is equipped with both a gas and an electric igniter as ignition source.
It only takes a few minutes to switch from gas to electric or vice versa.
Flexible data handling
The apm-8 can store up to 200 test results. These results can be printed out and/or stored on an USB memory stick. For easy input of sample names an USB
keyboard can be connected to the instrument. Test methods can be stored on and imported from an USB memory stick.
An epoch making all-in-one design makes the abl-8a the most compact Pensky Martens Closed Cup Flash Point Tester of its class.
All-in-one, microprocessor controlled
ISO 2719, ASTM D93, IP 34
ASTM D93 A-normal, ASTM D93 A-SPE (search)
ASTM D93 B-normal, ASTM D93 B-SPE (search)
ASTM D93 C-normal, ASTM D93 C-SPE (search) and User custom
Band type heater 530 W @ 115 V or 500 W @ 230V
Forced air cooling by fan
5.7 inch (117 x 88mm) color LCD with LED back light
100, 250 rpm (selectable)
PT-100 (in stainless steel shell)
Gas ignition with automatic lighting or electric ignition. Interchangeable.
Automatic correction by built-in barometric pressure sensor.
RS-232C (1 channel)for PC or Optional Printer
USB (1 channel)for USB keyboard or USB Flash Memory
Automatically shuts off and the problem is reported by buzzer and display, in case:
a) EFP+20°C or 370°C is reached
b) temperature sensor is found defective
c) flash detector is found defective
d) thermofuse is blown
e) electric igniter is blown
f) built-in battery is found drained out
g) test cover is not set in place
h) control computer stops working (no display)
i) stirring motor stopped
(if gas is used for ignition)
LP gas or natural gas
100/120VAC or 220/240 VAC, 50/60Hz
720 W MAX.
170 Wh for 1 test (about 60 min)64.26 g CO2 (@ 0.378 kg CO2/1kWh)
10 … 35°C
230 (W) x 470 (D) x 390 (H) mm | 9.1 (W) x 18.5 (D) x 15.4 (H) inches
Options and Accessories
APM-02-001 Test Cup Assembly1
320-00-035 Thermofuse1Pack of 5, with Insulating Tube
210-02-161 Gas Hose Ø9 x Ø16, 1.5 m, with Hose Bands1
APM-04-431 Windscreen for apm-8 1
−−−−−−−−−apm-8 Manuals1Manuals for apm-8
070-00-068 Printer, BS2-80TS1Prints out test data and instrument settings
070-00-281 Mini USB Keyboard1To enter sample IDs
Suggested Spare Parts for 2 Years of Operation
APM-02-001 Test Cup Assembly 1
320-00-035 Thermofuse 1
ABL-01-003 Electric Igniter, EL-8 2
APM-04-031 Temperature Sensor for apm-8 1
APM-03-032 Flash Detector for APM-7/apm-8 1