Ceramic Industry Test Equipment
In the complex world of ceramics development the need for good quality control
has never been greater.
Mastrad provides all the essential laboratory supplies for Quality Control,
analysis, development and manufacture.
The 'Payne' Torsion Viscometer -
developed for the ceramic industry - a simple device for viscocity and
thixotropic measurement. THE MARKET LEADER!
Specific Gravity Cans (Pint-Weight) Copper or Stainless Steel -
Metric or Imperial sizes available
'Ford Type' Flow Cup -
for simple viscosity measurement.
Easy to use , instantaneous response. Ideal for measuring the moisture content of ceramic powders
on incoming consignments.
Non-destructive test or moisture content of plaster moulds and pre-fired pieces. Easy to use and
using calcium carbide reagent to react with moisture. Various ranges between 0 to 2% and 0 to 50%
Glaze Thickness Measurement
Glaze Thickess Penetrometer -
for thickness of unfired glaze on biscuitware. Imperial/metric sizes available.
Harrow Thickness gauge -
Preset wheels to customers specification.
Pocket Microscope -
for thickness of fired glaze, fitted with imperial/metric (1/1000inch - 1/50mm) scale.
Measuring Microscope -
fitted with metric scale - can be used as an inspection microscope
Clay Hardness Tester -
incorporating arbitary scale.
Modulus of Rupture Machine -
for measuring the bending/tensile strength of samples. May be modified to suit individual requirements.
Floor Friction Testers
TORTUS II Floor Friction Tester
Pendulum Friction Tester
Particle Size Analysis
Sieves and Sieve Shakers-
BS or ASTM Standard sieves can be supplied with NAMAS certificated with stainless steel mesh and
Laser Granulometers -
Malvern Instruments Zeta Potential and submicron analysers
Scanning analyser -
accurate analysis of lead and cadmium in metal release test. Easy to operate, the unit is a low cost alternative
to AAS methods whilst offering coparable accuracy.