Accurately Detecting Flashpoints from -30 to 120 °C with the OptiFlash – Tag & Abel

The OptiFlash Tag & Abel is the latest standard in flashpoint analysis, completely designed to meet current expectations on user convenience, safety and quality compliance. It is built to accurately detect flashpoints from -30 °C to 120 °C for petroleum products, solvents, chemicals, alcohols, food and beverages. The OptiFlash is completely compliant with leading international standards such as: ASTM D56 (Tag) and EN ISO 13736 and IP 170 (Abel).

Applications

Flash Point TAG

Features and Benefits

Significantly Improved Ease of Operation

  • Start a test by following three simple steps
  • Automatic lift-arm for hands-free cup cover installation
  • No need for the user to handle Pt100, Ignitor, Flash Point Sensor and Shutter Drive
  • Straightforward user interface
  • Supports multiple languages

Easy Cleaning

  • Simple push button to disconnect cup cover from lift arm to allow cleaning outside of the cup cover
  • Remove the shutter without any tools
  • Large tilt angle of the cup cover allows easy cleaning for Pt100 and stirrer

High Safety Standards

  • Built in fire extinguisher: Ultra-fast optical fire detector
  • Fire detection in an extended range around the test cup
  • No sample drops from stirrer going into the heater block
  • Test is stopped when a flash is detected outside the cup
  • Safety pre-test interval to prevent fire caused by user error

Proven Performance and Robustness

  • Hands-free operation reduces risk to damage the igniter during installation and cup cover handling
  • Continuous monitoring of the ignitor performance allows preventive actions to avoid down-time
  • Automatic QC procedure with QC chart on the instrument screen for trend monitoring

Configuration

  • Measuring range
  • Flash Points +10 °C to 120 °C: With built in Peltier Cooler (No external cooler required)
  • Flash Points -10 °C to +10 °C: With built in Peltier Cooler and external cooler with 80 W @ -20 °C
  • Flash Points below -10 °C: With built in Peltier Cooler and external cooler with 110 W @ -40 °C

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