Premier™ RPA

Rubber Process Analyzer

Premier RPA

The PremierTM RPA is a Dynamic Mechanical Rheological Tester, or DMRT, designed to test raw polymers or mixed rubber. This is the first instrument capable of measuring rubber compounds before, during and after cure in a single test.

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Cycle Time

20

seconds or less

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Ambient Temperature

to 230°C (446°F)

maximum

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Sample Queuing

112

16 per tray

Features & Accessories

  • Sealed bi-conical dies
  • Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear (LAOS) for measurement of Long Chain Branching (LCB)
  • Proprietary digital temperature controllers
  • Forced Independent die cooling optimization
  • Direct drive motor with improved strain control
  • Automatic end of cure test
  • Enterprise software compatible
  • Extended data range capabilities
  • Standard pressure transducer
  • Optional automation (5, 10 or 112 samples)
  • Optional constant volume sample cutter available
  • Optional films to handle easy or difficult samples

Specifications

  • Temperature Range: Ambient to 230°C (446°F)
  • Frequency: 0.0016 to 50 Hz (0.1 to 3000 CPM)
  • Strain: 0.005° to 90° (0.07% to 1255% strain)
  • Air Pressure: 80 psi (5.6 kg/cm2,551 kPa) minimum
  • Max Ramp Rate: 1 C/s
  • Max cool rate: 0.5 C/s
  • Electrical: 100/110/120/130 VAC ±10%, 60 ±3 Hz, 10-amp single phase 200/220/240/260 VAC ±10%, 50 ±3 Hz, 5-amp single phase
  • Dimensions: Width 68 cm (27 in), height 132 cm (52 in), depth 76 cm (30 in)
  • Weight: Net 157 kg (346 lb), gross 248 kg (547 lb)
Enterprise Software
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Management Software

Alpha Technologies’ Enterprise Quality Management Software package is a highly customizable LIMS solution providing precise analytics to help increase production, ensure consistency, and enable better decision making.

Features including:
  • Standard user interface for ease of use
  • Simple operation at instrument station
  • More than 150 units of measure & 35 categories
  • Custom report generation
  • Online Manager for various functions
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