First-class solution for automatic high-precision flash point testing in the petroleum industry – Pensky-Martens flash point tester: PMA 500


Full compliance with international standards

With PMA 500, the flash point of petroleum products, biodiesel, solvents, chemicals, and fluxed bitumen is determined precisely, meeting international standards. The automatic flash point tester is in full compliance with ASTM D93, ISO 2719, and IP 34.

Premium technology for the highest sample throughput

With PMA 500 you are able to process more samples than with any other instrument on the market. Operators are able to save up to 10 % of their time per measurement, compared to using competitive instruments. The optimized cooling technology of PMA 500 ensures fast readiness for subsequent testing – even for different sample types. The new encapsulated hot-wire-type electric igniter makes PMA 500 a sturdy product. Thanks to the high-quality ignition, PMA 500 gives you the opportunity to perform efficient measurement cycles and requires maintenance effort nearing zero. The new electric igniter increases product life by 10 times, lowering operational costs.


Unrivalled ease of use and automation

The fast and straightforward handling, the automatic motor-driven multi-function head, the 7” colour display, the flexible data processing, and the self-explanatory user interface make your daily flash point testing easier and more convenient than ever before. Measuring data is displayed in real time on a fully customizable dashboard. Simply pour a sample into the test cup, select your method, and start the measurement. PMA 500 offers a library of pre-defined methods so you can be sure that your flash point tests are performed according to the corresponding standard, or you can easily create user-defined methods.

Maximum safety combined with a perfectly sized design

No exposed cables or open wires – the high-end and space-saving instrument guarantees safe operation and simple measurements. It offers the highest safety level, which is complemented by the unique fire-detection concept with a built-in fire extinguisher.

Anton Paar certified service

  • Protection for your investment throughout its lifecycle
  • Local certified service engineers
  • 3-year warranty

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Based in Cape Town? Join us at our upcoming workshop: Importance of quality control for petroleum products

The objectives of this seminar is to outline the importance of quality control for petroleum products, as well as to highlight the cost effective solutions that Anton Paar has available for the petroleum industry.

The seminar includes a balance of theoretical sessions and practical, hands-on sessions. The content is appropriate for new users and existing users who want to refresh their knowledge.

Location: Durbanville

Date: 25 October 2021

Time: 09h00 to 15h00

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