Specific Gravity CupsSpecific Gravity Cups

Specific Gravity Cups

A range of Pycnometers (also called pyknometers or density cups) for determining the specific gravity or density of coatings, pastes or similar liquids.

  • In accordance with DIN 53217; ISO 2811; BS 3900 A19.
  • Available in stainless steel or Aluminium
  • Available in 37ml, 50ml or 100ml models
Ref: Density Cups

Pycnometer / Pyknometer - Ref: Density Cups


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Specific Gravity Cups used to determine the specific weight per unit volume of a liquid at a given temperature. These specific gravity cups are precision machined to a known internal volume. The pycnometer is filled with the sample to be measured, capped and weighed using precision balances. The sample mass at a known temperature can then be used to calculate its density. Made from stainless steel or aluminium (dependant on model ordered), the cup is used for determining the specific weight of paints and similar products. A tolerance of 0.1% is guaranteed. Testing is carried out in accordance with ISO at 23±2°C. This gravity cup consists of a cylindrical container and cover with a hole to allow any excess Paint (or Ink) to be removed when the cup cover is fitted tightly. This also ensures that no air bubbles are being trapped. T01-60801 T01-60855 T01-60865 T01-60850 T01-60860

  • Relevant Standards: DIN 53217; ISO 2811; BS 3900 A19.
  • Made from stainless steel or aluminium
  • Available in 37ml, 50ml or 100ml

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