Orton dilatometer Model 1416STD is a horizontal, digital dilatometer that measures the expansion or contraction of a material from room temperature up to 1600°C.  Orton Dilatometers can measure the thermal expansion of several materials, including - ceramics, glasses, metals, composites, carbon/graphite, minerals, polymers, and others.  


  • Bench top instrument console
  • Programmable process controller
  • Alumina sample holder and an alumina probe rod
  • 1600 °C furnace with SiC element
  • Type "S" thermocouple
  • 1 (25.4 mm) or 2" (50.8 mm) calibration sample
  • Computer software
  • Accessories and instruction manual (Computer not included)


  • Model: DIL 1416 STD
  • Warranty: 12 Months
  • Temperature Range: RT to 1,600 °C
  • Thermocouple: Type "S" 3 wire
  • Furnace: Tube style, 6-inch hot zone
  • Sample Holder and Probe Rod: Alumina (Fused Quartz optional)
  • LVDT Displacement Range: ±0.125 inch (±3.18 mm)
  • Sample Size (max): 50 mm long × 10 mm round or square
  • Displacement Resolution: 0.0000003 inch or 0.3 micro-inch (0.00001 mm or 0.01 microns)
  • PLC Resolution for a 1 Sample: 0.00003%
  • Contact Load: Adjustable - minimum 4 g/3.9 cn
  • Reproducibility Range: ± 0.008 Percent Linear Change
  • Temperature Control: User Programmable, 20-segment, PID Controller with Melting Point Protection
  • Heating Rate: 1 to 20 °C/minute, programmable at 0.01 °C increments
  • Power Requirements: 208–240 vac, 20 amp 50/60 Hz
  • Data Acquisition: Onboard Process controller—data stored at 1°C increment, real-time data collection or data retrieval to computer
  • Data Analysis: Remote programming and analysis Software (Requires English Language Version of Windows OS)
  • Computer Interface: USB
  • Factory Calibration: High purity platinum
  • Water Cooled Bulkhead: Optional (water circulation system not included)
  • Calibration Sample: 99.8 Alumina; Platinum available as Option
  • Measuring Head Cover: Optional
  • Controlled Atmosphere Option: Optional
  • Fused Silica Calibration Sample: Optional
  • Bench-top Footprint; Length × Depth × Height: 31 × 12 × 14 (788 × 305 × 356 mm)
  • Operated according to ASTM E-228, ASTM C-372, or ISO 799

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