KU-3 Viscometer


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AMETEK Brookfield’s KU-3 Viscometer is a completely digital calculating instrument that displays Krebs units, gram units, and centipoise.This instrument is used widely for making viscosity measurements on paints, coatings, and inks in accordance with ASTM D562. 

Features & Benefits  

  • Magnetic spindle coupling 
  • Allows rapid sample measurement to determine required consistency 
  • LED Digital Display of: Krebs Units (increased resolution in 0.1 KU increments), Grams (in 1 gm increments) and Centipoise (cP) 
  • Expanded measurement range (40 to 141 KU; 32 to 1099 g; 27 to 5274 cP) 
  • Accuracy to ±1% of full scale range 
  • Reproducibility to ±0.5% of full scale range 
  • Easy to use; no weights 
  • Base accommodates standard pint, ½ pint, and quart cans 
  • Optional paste spindle is suitable for use with high consistency materials such as roller mill pastes 


  • Instruments
  • Adhesives
  • Paste
  • Inks

What's Included

  • Instrument
  • Krebs Spindle
  • Adapter for Pint and Half Pint Cans


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