Viscosity testing


The PSL viscosity testing laboratory is setup to measure a wide range of samples.

Viscosity measurements include:

  • Kinematic viscosity
  • Dynamic viscosity
  • Polymer Solution Viscosity
  • Pulp Viscosity

The PSL Laboratory has a wide range of viscometers set up for testing.


(A) Petroleum Products (ISO3104, ASTM D445, IP 71 Part 1) - typically including:

  • Aviation turbine fuel
  • Diesel fuels
  • Residual fuels
  • Biofuels
  • Lubricants

(B) Polymers (ASTM D2857, ISO 1628 Part 1) - typically including:

  • PA - ASTM D789, ISO307
  • PET - ASTM D4603, ISO 1628 Part 5
  • PVC - ASTM D1243, ISO 1628 Part 2
  • PP/PE - ASTM D1601, ISO 1628 Part 3

(C) Pulp, Cellulose, Electrical Papers

  • Limiting Viscosity Number - ISO 5351 
  • Pulp viscosity - Tappi T230
  • Electrical Papers - degree of polymerization - IEC 60450

Please contact one of our testing experts for further details.


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  • Polymer Viscosity Testing

    Polymer Viscosity Testing PSL Rheotek

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    Discuss a round of polymer viscosity sample testing with the applications team at Poulten Selfe & Lee Limited. 

    The in-house polymer test laboratory at Poulten Selfe & Lee offers testing of polymer samples to the highest standards. All tests are conducted in compliance with international test methods.

    Studies on polymer samples carried out in our specialist laboratory. 

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