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By Roy van den Berg November 22, 2019 262 Views
Tamson is manufacturing a CEC L-109-14 bath!

Tamson is manufacturing a CEC L-109-14 bath!

Tamson is manufacturing a CEC L-109-14 bath. The CEC L-109-14 test method covers the oxidation test for engine oils operating in the presence of biodiesel fuels. The Tamson CEC L-109-14 bath is a bath with all the accessories to perform tests according to CEC L-109-14. The apparatus consists of a six position TC40 circulator bath and it is standard delivered with six sets of glassware (500 mL flask and condenser).

Recently, we delivered the first bath in Indonesia. A complete test setup has been launched!

Please click the following link for our specification sheet: https://tamson-instruments.com/media/pdf/cec%20l-109-14.pdf

For more information, please contact sales@tamson.nl


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By Roy van den Berg November 22, 2019 8 Views
TCC-B cooling circulator now available!

TCC-B cooling circulator now available!

In 2017, Tamson introduced the Tamson Cool Cube (TCC), a multi-purpose cooling module. The first version of this unit (TCC-IC) uses an immersion probe (cold finger) to cool down fluids such as methanol, ethanol or silicon oil to temperatures of -80°C.
Tamson Instruments is proud to announce the next apparatus based on the Tamson Cool Cube. The TCC-B is a cooling circulator with an 11 L bath volume. The minimum operating temperature is down to -88⁰C. The cool down time is very efficient as -80⁰C can be reached within 70 minutes after starting the bath at ambient temperature. The apparatus is standard equipped with a performance pump (16 L/min, max 1 Bar pressure) to circulate the bath fluid to an external application. The user can adjust the pomp speed according to the requirements using the control knob located on the front panel. The upper plate of the TCC-B is heated preventing the built up of ice. The lid is well insulated, preventing water drops from entering the bath when opening the lid which happens with other major brands in the market. Water drops can become ice inside the bath, damaging the apparatus. For all TCC-B details, please download the specification sheet. The TCC-B is now commercially available and it will replace the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14. Tamson will stop the production of the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14 at the end of 2019.
After this date, Tamson will only be able to deliver remaining stock. The price of the TCC-B will be the same as the TLC80-14. Compared to the TLC80-14, the TCC-B was upgraded with the following advantages:
• Smaller dimensions, saving space in the laboratory.
• Slightly smaller bath volume, requiring less bath fluid.
• Standard included with a performance pump offering 16L/min, one Bar pressure, as compared to 10L/min, 0.3 Bar with the TLC80-14.
• Variable pump speed (flow). Adjustment using a control knob located on the front panel.
• Significantly improved heat removal capacity. Heat removal is around 300 Watts at -80⁰C, while the TLC80-14 offered a heat removal of 50 Watts at that temperature.
• TCC-B is equipped with a status panel which informs the user about the status of the compressors and overpressure safeties
• TCC-B is a quieter instrument
In summary, for the same price the TCC-B is a better product compared to the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14. In case you have pending projects for the TLC80/90-14, please consult the situation with your customer.
Tamson will also amend the specification sheets for ASTM D97 and ASTM D1177 where the TLC80-14 will be replaced by the TCC-B. In case of questions, please contact our sales team (sales@tamson.nl).

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By Roy van den Berg August 26, 2019 71 Views
New Tamson ASTM D1298 video!

New Tamson ASTM D1298 video!

Tamson is proud to announce a new video on our ASTM D1298 apparatus.

Our ASTM D1298 apparatus is an excelent solution for the measurement of density by hydrometer. Because of the jacketed cylinders, the entire hydrometer is clearly visible, and the sample is at the correct temperature. Petroleum measurement tables are not longer needed.

Please see the video by clicking on the following link: https://youtu.be/mpDCIgktBX4

If you want more information on our ASTM D1298 system, please contact our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl

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By Roy van den Berg June 3, 2019 801 Views
New Verification fluid for procedure B of ASTM D2068 and IP 387

New Verification fluid for procedure B of ASTM D2068 and IP 387

Tamson is happy to announce that we are able to supply a non-hazardous verification fluid for filter blocking tendency tests. The Tamson Filter Blocking Tendency (FBT) verification fluid is used for checking calibration of the Tamson Filter Blocking Tendency Tester (TFBT), including verification of filters, according to IP 387/ASTM D2068 Procedure B and as referenced in IP PM-EA and CEN N403. The methods recommend use of a certified verification fluid with a nominal FBT = 2.00, a certificate stating the precise value is supplied with the verification material. This certified FBT value and the mean test conditions values are the means of replicate measurements made using a Master Filter Blocking Tendency Instrument in accordance with IP 387 Procedure B and ASTM D-2068 Procedure B. Certificate of analysis is standard included. Traceability to the SI Units and the ITS-90 Temperature Scale is provided for the volume, pressure, temperature and timing measurements via instrument calibration to National and International Standards. Volume of the bottle is 500 mL. A non-diesel based formulation is used for this verification fluid, providing an excellent stability of the sample.

•  Shelf life is up to 12 months.

•  TAMSON product number: 25T2230

Click here for product page.

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By Roy van den Berg April 1, 2019 172 Views
Tamson will be present at PEFTEC in Rotterdam!

Tamson will be present at PEFTEC in Rotterdam!

On May 22 and May 23, the PEFTEC will be held in Rotterdam. Tamson Instruments will be present on booth #73. PEFTEC is the 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Downstream, Petroleum, Refining and Environmental Technologies. Please let us know at sales@tamson.nl if you will attend the show!
By Roy van den Berg February 6, 2019 256 Views

Tamson TV7000LT

Tamson is proud to have built two more TV7000LT baths. Those precision instruments will be used in metrological institutes in China and in Uzbekistan.
Both baths will be used for calibration purposes at sub-zero temperatures.On the picture below, the baths have just been tested.
TV7000LT
The history of the TV7000LT goes back many years. In the early seventies a similar system was made by Tamson with a built-in cooling system.
The temperature control was based on a mercury contact thermometer and the refrigeration on an off-shelf conventional cooling system. This design resulted in this big apparatus.
In this apparatus, you will see a high temperature viscosity bath standing on the cooling unit. Back in the seventies, temperature control was still done by using the mercury contact thermometers, instead of the PT100s that became in use later.
First TV4000LT
The minimum temperature was restricted to -20 degrees Centigrade and the immersion depth dept was limited to 300mm. In 2005 a new system was developed upon request for the French national laboratory in Paris.
This unit was based on a TV7000 system and with 600mm it doubled the original immersion depth. This new bath was called the TV7000LT  TV stands for Tamson Visibility bath, 7000 to indicate a volume of 70 Liters, and LT stands for Low Temperature.
This bath more looks like the bath we produce nowadays.
TV7000LT 2005
The cooling system was redesigned to reduce the energy consumption significantly. The cooling system is based on a two mode principle, where the cooling down of the bath goes fast, and once the bath reaches the setpoint temperature, it switches to a mode where less power is used.
It also enables the use of the bath over a much wider temperature range, ranging from -40 up to +100 degrees Centigrade. However, when using the TV7000LT at a wide range, you have to consider the bath fluid that you are using.
For temperatures down to minus 20 water glycol mixtures are popular. For lower temperatures ethanol (or methanol) can be used. When working close to 100 degrees Celsius, silicon oil has to be used, because water does evaporate.

The TV7000LT offers excellent temperature stability. This makes it a good solution for all kind of calibration purposes, such as the calibration of viscometers conform ASTM D2162.

Interested in a TV7000LT? Please contact your local Tamson dealer, or our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl
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By Roy van den Berg December 19, 2018 156 Views
Winter newsletter 2018

Winter newsletter 2018

Please see our winter newsletter below. In this newsletter, two new products are announced, the Tamson Freezing Point Tester and the Total Sediment Tester. Both products can be found on the website and in our price list.

For more information on these products, please contact our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl

The entire Tamson team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Click here for the newsletter

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  • Tamson is manufacturing a CEC L-109-14 bath!

    By Roy van den Berg November 22, 2019 262 Views

    Tamson is manufacturing a CEC L-109-14 bath. The CEC L-109-14 test method covers the oxidation test for engine oils operating in the presence of biodiesel fuels. The Tamson CEC L-109-14 bath is a bath with all the accessories to perform tests according to CEC L-109-14. The apparatus consists of a six position TC40 circulator bath and it is standard delivered with six sets of glassware (500 mL flask and condenser).

    Recently, we delivered the first bath in Indonesia. A complete test setup has been launched!

    Please click the following link for our specification sheet: https://tamson-instruments.com/media/pdf/cec%20l-109-14.pdf

    For more information, please contact sales@tamson.nl


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  • TCC-B cooling circulator now available!

    By Roy van den Berg November 22, 2019 8 Views

    In 2017, Tamson introduced the Tamson Cool Cube (TCC), a multi-purpose cooling module. The first version of this unit (TCC-IC) uses an immersion probe (cold finger) to cool down fluids such as methanol, ethanol or silicon oil to temperatures of -80°C.
    Tamson Instruments is proud to announce the next apparatus based on the Tamson Cool Cube. The TCC-B is a cooling circulator with an 11 L bath volume. The minimum operating temperature is down to -88⁰C. The cool down time is very efficient as -80⁰C can be reached within 70 minutes after starting the bath at ambient temperature. The apparatus is standard equipped with a performance pump (16 L/min, max 1 Bar pressure) to circulate the bath fluid to an external application. The user can adjust the pomp speed according to the requirements using the control knob located on the front panel. The upper plate of the TCC-B is heated preventing the built up of ice. The lid is well insulated, preventing water drops from entering the bath when opening the lid which happens with other major brands in the market. Water drops can become ice inside the bath, damaging the apparatus. For all TCC-B details, please download the specification sheet. The TCC-B is now commercially available and it will replace the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14. Tamson will stop the production of the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14 at the end of 2019.
    After this date, Tamson will only be able to deliver remaining stock. The price of the TCC-B will be the same as the TLC80-14. Compared to the TLC80-14, the TCC-B was upgraded with the following advantages:
    • Smaller dimensions, saving space in the laboratory.
    • Slightly smaller bath volume, requiring less bath fluid.
    • Standard included with a performance pump offering 16L/min, one Bar pressure, as compared to 10L/min, 0.3 Bar with the TLC80-14.
    • Variable pump speed (flow). Adjustment using a control knob located on the front panel.
    • Significantly improved heat removal capacity. Heat removal is around 300 Watts at -80⁰C, while the TLC80-14 offered a heat removal of 50 Watts at that temperature.
    • TCC-B is equipped with a status panel which informs the user about the status of the compressors and overpressure safeties
    • TCC-B is a quieter instrument
    In summary, for the same price the TCC-B is a better product compared to the TLC80-14 and TLC90-14. In case you have pending projects for the TLC80/90-14, please consult the situation with your customer.
    Tamson will also amend the specification sheets for ASTM D97 and ASTM D1177 where the TLC80-14 will be replaced by the TCC-B. In case of questions, please contact our sales team (sales@tamson.nl).

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  • New Tamson ASTM D1298 video!

    By Roy van den Berg August 26, 2019 71 Views

    Tamson is proud to announce a new video on our ASTM D1298 apparatus.

    Our ASTM D1298 apparatus is an excelent solution for the measurement of density by hydrometer. Because of the jacketed cylinders, the entire hydrometer is clearly visible, and the sample is at the correct temperature. Petroleum measurement tables are not longer needed.

    Please see the video by clicking on the following link: https://youtu.be/mpDCIgktBX4

    If you want more information on our ASTM D1298 system, please contact our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl

    Posted in: News Read More
  • New Verification fluid for procedure B of ASTM D2068 and IP 387

    By Roy van den Berg June 3, 2019 801 Views

    Tamson is happy to announce that we are able to supply a non-hazardous verification fluid for filter blocking tendency tests. The Tamson Filter Blocking Tendency (FBT) verification fluid is used for checking calibration of the Tamson Filter Blocking Tendency Tester (TFBT), including verification of filters, according to IP 387/ASTM D2068 Procedure B and as referenced in IP PM-EA and CEN N403. The methods recommend use of a certified verification fluid with a nominal FBT = 2.00, a certificate stating the precise value is supplied with the verification material. This certified FBT value and the mean test conditions values are the means of replicate measurements made using a Master Filter Blocking Tendency Instrument in accordance with IP 387 Procedure B and ASTM D-2068 Procedure B. Certificate of analysis is standard included. Traceability to the SI Units and the ITS-90 Temperature Scale is provided for the volume, pressure, temperature and timing measurements via instrument calibration to National and International Standards. Volume of the bottle is 500 mL. A non-diesel based formulation is used for this verification fluid, providing an excellent stability of the sample.

    •  Shelf life is up to 12 months.

    •  TAMSON product number: 25T2230

    Click here for product page.

    Posted in: News Read More
  • Tamson will be present at PEFTEC in Rotterdam!

    By Roy van den Berg April 1, 2019 172 Views

    On May 22 and May 23, the PEFTEC will be held in Rotterdam. Tamson Instruments will be present on booth #73. PEFTEC is the 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Downstream, Petroleum, Refining and Environmental Technologies. Please let us know at sales@tamson.nl if you will attend the show!

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  • Tamson TV7000LT

    By Roy van den Berg February 6, 2019 256 Views

    Tamson is proud to have built two more TV7000LT baths. Those precision instruments will be used in metrological institutes in China and in Uzbekistan.
    Both baths will be used for calibration purposes at sub-zero temperatures.On the picture below, the baths have just been tested.
    TV7000LT
    The history of the TV7000LT goes back many years. In the early seventies a similar system was made by Tamson with a built-in cooling system.
    The temperature control was based on a mercury contact thermometer and the refrigeration on an off-shelf conventional cooling system. This design resulted in this big apparatus.
    In this apparatus, you will see a high temperature viscosity bath standing on the cooling unit. Back in the seventies, temperature control was still done by using the mercury contact thermometers, instead of the PT100s that became in use later.
    First TV4000LT
    The minimum temperature was restricted to -20 degrees Centigrade and the immersion depth dept was limited to 300mm. In 2005 a new system was developed upon request for the French national laboratory in Paris.
    This unit was based on a TV7000 system and with 600mm it doubled the original immersion depth. This new bath was called the TV7000LT  TV stands for Tamson Visibility bath, 7000 to indicate a volume of 70 Liters, and LT stands for Low Temperature.
    This bath more looks like the bath we produce nowadays.
    TV7000LT 2005
    The cooling system was redesigned to reduce the energy consumption significantly. The cooling system is based on a two mode principle, where the cooling down of the bath goes fast, and once the bath reaches the setpoint temperature, it switches to a mode where less power is used.
    It also enables the use of the bath over a much wider temperature range, ranging from -40 up to +100 degrees Centigrade. However, when using the TV7000LT at a wide range, you have to consider the bath fluid that you are using.
    For temperatures down to minus 20 water glycol mixtures are popular. For lower temperatures ethanol (or methanol) can be used. When working close to 100 degrees Celsius, silicon oil has to be used, because water does evaporate.

    The TV7000LT offers excellent temperature stability. This makes it a good solution for all kind of calibration purposes, such as the calibration of viscometers conform ASTM D2162.

    Interested in a TV7000LT? Please contact your local Tamson dealer, or our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl

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  • Winter newsletter 2018

    By Roy van den Berg December 19, 2018 156 Views

    Please see our winter newsletter below. In this newsletter, two new products are announced, the Tamson Freezing Point Tester and the Total Sediment Tester. Both products can be found on the website and in our price list.

    For more information on these products, please contact our sales staff at sales@tamson.nl

    The entire Tamson team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Click here for the newsletter

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