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Digital Viscometer

Low to High Viscosity
Covering Every Samples

Digital Viscometer
Reasons Why
VISCO is Chosen
20
Applications
Voice of the
Customer
Product
Information
  • JP
  • 1344031, 1553531
  • CN
  • ZL 2015 3 0418745.5
  • TW
  • D176013
  • KR
  • 30-0888538
  • US
  • US D796,362 S
  • IN
  • 53070
  • EUIPO
  • 002906149-0001
VISCO

VISCO™  was awarded Bronze "IBO 2016 Industrial Design Awards" for "Portable Analytical Instrument Design" by Bioinformatics, Strategic Directions International. VISCO™ was awarded for excellence in its functionality and industrial design.

  • JP
  • 1344031, 1553531
  • CN
  • ZL 2015 3 0418745.5
  • TW
  • D176013
  • KR
  • 30-0888538
  • US
  • US D796,362 S
  • IN
  • 53070
  • EUIPO
  • 002906149-0001

 

VISCO™'s 3 "ONE's"

ONE TOUCH™

VISCO is very easy to set-up. The spindle can be attached with just "one touch" — simply insert the spindle in the instrument.Absolutely no complicated set-up required.

ONE HAND™

Measurement preparation can easily be done with just one hand. Place the beaker underneath the pre-set area and place the instrument on the stand. No troublesome height adjustment necessary.

ONE BUTTON™

Operation requires only one dial button.All operations can be performed with the simple act of "sliding" or "pushing" the dial button. No more accidental operations due to pushing the wrong button.

【 VISCO™ 】 — 7 Reasons — Why VISCO™ is Chosen

—7 Reasons— Why VISCO™ is Chosen

Easy Operation

Easy Operation

The assembly takes 30 seconds. It frees you from the hassle of preparation, cleaning up, and removes hesitation for measurements. Only one button to deal with. From setting up to measurements, you can do it with one hand. The state of the actual assembly is here.

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Small Sample Volume

Small Sample Volume

The amount of sample required for measurement is only 15 mL or 100 mL. The time to wash the beaker is greatly reduced, too.

Disposable Containers

Measureable even with a paper cup

VISCO™ can measure using paper cups or plastic cups. It's disposable and does not require you to wash the beakers. It is safe even in the areas where glassware is restricted.

Lab to the Production Site

Compact

ATAGO's viscosity meter VISCO™ is very lightweight and compact with a height of 20 cm and a weight of 895 g. Easy to carry from the lab to the production site.

Battery Powered

Battery Powered

VISCO™ is powered by AC power supplies or batteries. The battery life is about seven hours. Easy measurements, any place and in any situation.

Incredible Cost Performance

Incredible Cost Performance

The price of VISCO™ is less than half the price of a B-type viscometer. ATAGO provides high-value, high-quality products at the right price for customers to experience it first-hand and use it a lot.

Good with Low Viscosity

Good with Low Viscosity

Low viscosity samples can be measured with VISCO™. ATAGO’s VISCO™ has an adapter for low viscosity samples.

Easy Operation

Easy Operation

The assembly takes 30 seconds. It frees you from the hassle of preparation, cleaning up, and removes hesitation for measurements. Only one button to deal with. From setting up to measurements, you can do it with one hand. The state of the actual assembly is here.

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Small Sample Volume

Small Sample Volume

The amount of sample required for measurement is only 15 mL or 100 mL. The time to wash the beaker is greatly reduced, too.

Disposable Containers

Measureable even with a paper cup

VISCO™ can measure using paper cups or plastic cups. It's disposable and does not require you to wash the beakers. It is safe even in the areas where glassware is restricted.

Lab to the Production Site

Compact

ATAGO's viscosity meter VISCO™ is very lightweight and compact with a height of 20 cm and a weight of 895 g. Easy to carry from the lab to the production site.

Battery Powered

Battery Powered

VISCO™ is powered by AC power supplies or batteries. The battery life is about seven hours. Easy measurements, any place and in any situation.

Incredible Cost Performance

Incredible Cost Performance

The price of VISCO™ is less than half the price of a B-type viscometer. ATAGO provides high-value, high-quality products at the right price for customers to experience it first-hand and use it a lot.

Good with Low Viscosity

Good with Low Viscosity

Low viscosity samples can be measured with VISCO™. ATAGO’s VISCO™ has an adapter for low viscosity samples.

Easy Operation

Easy Operation

The assembly takes 30 seconds. It frees you from the hassle of preparation, cleaning up, and removes hesitation for measurements. Only one button to deal with. From setting up to measurements, you can do it with one hand. The state of the actual assembly is here.

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Small Sample Volume

Small Sample Volume

The amount of sample required for measurement is only 15 mL or 100 mL. The time to wash the beaker is greatly reduced, too.

Disposable Containers

Measureable even with a paper cup

VISCO™ can measure using paper cups or plastic cups. It's disposable and does not require you to wash the beakers. It is safe even in the areas where glassware is restricted.

Lab to the Production Site

Compact

ATAGO's viscosity meter VISCO™ is very lightweight and compact with a height of 20 cm and a weight of 895 g. Easy to carry from the lab to the production site.

Battery Powered

Battery Powered

VISCO™ is powered by AC power supplies or batteries. The battery life is about seven hours. Easy measurements, any place and in any situation.

Incredible Cost Performance

Incredible Cost Performance

The price of VISCO™ is less than half the price of a B-type viscometer. ATAGO provides high-value, high-quality products at the right price for customers to experience it first-hand and use it a lot.

Good with Low Viscosity

Good with Low Viscosity

Low viscosity samples can be measured with VISCO™. ATAGO’s VISCO™ has an adapter for low viscosity samples.

Easy Operation

Easy Operation

The assembly takes 30 seconds. It frees you from the hassle of preparation, cleaning up, and removes hesitation for measurements. Only one button to deal with. From setting up to measurements, you can do it with one hand. The state of the actual assembly is here.

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Small Sample Volume

Small Sample Volume

The amount of sample required for measurement is only 15 mL or 100 mL. The time to wash the beaker is greatly reduced, too.

Disposable Containers

Measureable even with a paper cup

VISCO™ can measure using paper cups or plastic cups. It's disposable and does not require you to wash the beakers. It is safe even in the areas where glassware is restricted.

Lab to the Production Site

Compact

ATAGO's viscosity meter VISCO™ is very lightweight and compact with a height of 20 cm and a weight of 895 g. Easy to carry from the lab to the production site.

Battery Powered

Battery Powered

VISCO™ is powered by AC power supplies or batteries. The battery life is about seven hours. Easy measurements, any place and in any situation.

Incredible Cost Performance

Incredible Cost Performance

The price of VISCO™ is less than half the price of a B-type viscometer. ATAGO provides high-value, high-quality products at the right price for customers to experience it first-hand and use it a lot.

Good with Low Viscosity

Good with Low Viscosity

Low viscosity samples can be measured with VISCO™. ATAGO’s VISCO™ has an adapter for low viscosity samples.

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【VISCO™ Temp Controller】~Six Points~

The temperature controller is a lightweight, compact and constant temperature device that does not require water circulation.

Because the viscosity is greatly affected by the temperature of the sample, it is very important to control the temperature of the sample when measuring viscosity. In general, a constant temperature water bath takes time to adjust the temperature because it circulates water. In addition, it requires a large space. It also requires preparation and maintenance such as preparing water and drying water properly after use. The VISCO Temp Controller is a lightweight and compact constant temperature device that has been developed to save the time and effort brought about by conventional constant temperature water bath.

VISCO Temp Controller

No water required

No water required

Since the peltier is used to control the temperature, the sample can be constantly warmed without the use of water. The heavy labor is no longer necessary,no longer a need to worry about algae and mold.

Reduced Time Spent

Reduced Time Spent

Because the container where the sample is placed is made of aluminum, the heat from the peltier is transferred to the sample much more efficiently requiring a shorter time.

Lightweight and Compact

Lightweight and Compact

The total weight is about 4 kg and temperature control unit only is merely 2.7 kg. Less than half the weight of a typical constant temperature water bath. The size is just about the size of VISCO™ fitting perfect, without worrying about workspace.

Simple Operation

Simple Operation

It is operated by two buttons. Despite the common notion that “apparatus and devices used for experiments are considered difficult without being a researcher or expert,” it is an easy to use product that anyone can use.

Uncompromised Design

Uncompromised Design

A novel and stylish design that reverses the image of such conventional viscosity measurement, It can offer not only usability, but also an environment where users can comfortably measure viscosity.

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

Stress free from loud noise or vibration and environmentally friendly because it does not use refrigerants such as fluorocarbons.

The temperature controller is a lightweight, compact and constant temperature device that does not require water circulation.
Because the viscosity is greatly affected by the temperature of the sample, it is very important to control the temperature of the sample when measuring viscosity. In general, a constant temperature water bath takes time to adjust the temperature because it circulates water. In addition, it requires a large space. It also requires preparation and maintenance such as preparing water and drying water properly after use. The VISCO™ Temp Controller is a lightweight and compact constant temperature device that has been developed to save the time and effort brought about by conventional constant temperature water bath.

VISCO Temp Controller

No water required

No water required

Since the peltier is used to control the temperature, the sample can be constantly warmed without the use of water. The heavy labor is no longer necessary,no longer a need to worry about algae and mold.

Reduced Time Spent

Reduced Time Spent

Because the container where the sample is placed is made of aluminum, the heat from the peltier is transferred to the sample much more efficiently requiring a shorter time.

Lightweight and Compact

Lightweight and Compact

The total weight is about 4 kg and temperature control unit only is merely 2.7 kg. Less than half the weight of a typical constant temperature water bath. The size is just about the size of VISCO™ fitting perfect, without worrying about workspace.

Simple Operation

Simple Operation

It is operated by two buttons. Despite the common notion that "apparatus and devices used for experiments are considered difficult without being a researcher or expert," it is an easy to use product that anyone can use.

Uncompromised Design

Uncompromised Design

A novel and stylish design that reverses the image of such conventional viscosity measurement, It can offer not only usability, but also an environment where users can comfortably measure viscosity.

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

Stress free from loud noise or vibration and environmentally friendly because it does not use refrigerants such as fluorocarbons.

The temperature controller is a lightweight, compact and constant temperature device that does not require water circulation.
Because the viscosity is greatly affected by the temperature of the sample, it is very important to control the temperature of the sample when measuring viscosity. In general, a constant temperature water bath takes time to adjust the temperature because it circulates water. In addition, it requires a large space. It also requires preparation and maintenance such as preparing water and drying water properly after use. The VISCO™ Temp Controller is a lightweight and compact constant temperature device that has been developed to save the time and effort brought about by conventional constant temperature water bath.

VISCO Temp Controller

No water required

No water required

Since the peltier is used to control the temperature, the sample can be constantly warmed without the use of water. The heavy labor is no longer necessary,no longer a need to worry about algae and mold.

Reduced Time Spent

Reduced Time Spent

Because the container where the sample is placed is made of aluminum, the heat from the peltier is transferred to the sample much more efficiently requiring a shorter time.

Lightweight and Compact

Lightweight and Compact

The total weight is about 4 kg and temperature control unit only is merely 2.7 kg. Less than half the weight of a typical constant temperature water bath. The size is just about the size of VISCO fitting perfect, without worrying about workspace.

Simple Operation

Simple Operation

It is operated by two buttons. Despite the common notion that “apparatus and devices used for experiments are considered difficult without being a researcher or expert,” it is an easy to use product that anyone can use.

Uncompromised Design

Uncompromised Design

A novel and stylish design that reverses the image of such conventional viscosity measurement, It can offer not only usability, but also an environment where users can comfortably measure viscosity.

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

Stress free from loud noise or vibration and environmentally friendly because it does not use refrigerants such as fluorocarbons.

The temperature controller is a lightweight, compact and constant temperature device that does not require water circulation.
Because the viscosity is greatly affected by the temperature of the sample, it is very important to control the temperature of the sample when measuring viscosity. In general, a constant temperature water bath takes time to adjust the temperature because it circulates water. In addition, it requires a large space. It also requires preparation and maintenance such as preparing water and drying water properly after use. The VISCO™ Temp Controller is a lightweight and compact constant temperature device that has been developed to save the time and effort brought about by conventional constant temperature water bath.

VISCO Temp Controller

No water required

No water required

Since the peltier is used to control the temperature, the sample can be constantly warmed without the use of water. The heavy labor is no longer necessary,no longer a need to worry about algae and mold.

Reduced Time Spent

Reduced Time Spent

Because the container where the sample is placed is made of aluminum, the heat from the peltier is transferred to the sample much more efficiently requiring a shorter time.

Lightweight and Compact

Lightweight and Compact

The total weight is about 4 kg and temperature control unit only is merely 2.7 kg. Less than half the weight of a typical constant temperature water bath. The size is just about the size of VISCO fitting perfect, without worrying about workspace.

Simple Operation

Simple Operation

It is operated by two buttons. Despite the common notion that “apparatus and devices used for experiments are considered difficult without being a researcher or expert,” it is an easy to use product that anyone can use.

Uncompromised Design

Uncompromised Design

A novel and stylish design that reverses the image of such conventional viscosity measurement, It can offer not only usability, but also an environment where users can comfortably measure viscosity.

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

Stress free from loud noise or vibration and environmentally friendly because it does not use refrigerants such as fluorocarbons.

【 VISCO™ 】 20 Applications - Food Products to Industrial Oil-

20 Applications - From food to industrial oil-

Various applications for VISCO™ in different industries.

VISCO™ can be used for other applications

Condiment
Condiment
Olive oil
Olive oil
Honey and Jam
Honey and Jam
Fried egg
Fried egg
Jelly and agar
Jelly and agar
Cosmetics
Cosmetics
Adhesive
Adhesive
Water glass
Water glass
Resin, Polymer etc.
Resin, Polymer etc.
Insulator etc.
Insulator etc.
Glycerin
Glycerin
Lubricant
Lubricant
Slurry
Slurry

Please feel free to contact us here about other applications.

【 VISCO™ 】Product Information

Model

VISCO™-895

Light weight model
Aluminum body 895g

VISCO™

Stainless body
1200g

Package

New!
VISCO™ PackageE

Includes Temp controller
VISCO/VISCO895

VISCO™ PackageA

Includes adapter for
disposable containers

VISCO™ PackageB

Includes adapter for
low viscosity

Temp Controller

New!

Compatible for
VISCO/VISCO895/VISCO B(L)

For all range
including low-viscosity

VISCO/VISCO895

For normal viscosity

VISCO/VISCO895

Function and Design
How to use

Start with the dial button on the back.

Select "Level" from the menu screen.
Rotate the legs to align the horizontal.

Attach the spindle and temperature sensor to the main unit.
Attach the beaker with samples.

Select "Measurement" from the main menu screen.
Set the spindle, beaker and speed then select "START".

Calibration compares the true value and the value measured from the instrument. Calibration is an important task to ensure the reliability of the measurement results. Calibration is recommended when the measurement environment has changed drastically or when the measurement results are out of the norm. If you are considering routine calibration, we recommend that you decide the frequency based on the circumstance in which the instrument is used and past measurement results. ATAGO's viscometer VISCO™ provides the following standard solutions:
The standard solutions are available in various viscosity. It is recommended to calibrate with a standard solution that is close to the viscosity of samples being measured.


●VISCO™ standard solution●


Part numberPart nameContents
RE-89030Viscosity Standard Liquid 2100mL
RE-89031Viscosity Standard Liquid 5100mL
RE-89036Viscosity Standard Liquid 200100mL
RE-89037Viscosity Standard Liquid 500100mL
RE-89038Viscosity Standard Liquid 1000100mL
RE-89039Viscosity Standard Liquid 2000100mL

●Standard Solution with JCSS●

If you would like a standard solution with JCSS calibration certificate, please click here.

Part numberPart nameContents
RE-89010Viscosity Standard Liquid JS2.5500mL
RE-89011Viscosity Standard Liquid JS5500mL
RE-89012Viscosity Standard Liquid JS10500mL
RE-89013Viscosity Standard Liquid JS20500mL
RE-89014Viscosity Standard Liquid JS50500mL
RE-89015Viscosity Standard Liquid JS100500mL
RE-89016Viscosity Standard Liquid JS200500mL
RE-89017Viscosity Standard Liquid JS500500mL
RE-89018Viscosity Standard Liquid JS1000500mL
RE-89019Viscosity Standard Liquid JS2000500mL
RE-89020Viscosity Standard Liquid JS14000500mL
RE-89021Viscosity Standard Liquid JS52000500mL
RE-89022Viscosity Standard Liquid JS160000500mL

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●Container●

Part numberPart name
RE-7910015mL Beaker
RE-79101100mL Beaker
RE-78141Cup Adapter (50pcs of paper cups and 50pcs of plastic cups are included)
RE-79102Paper Cup (90mL, 100pcs)
RE-79103Plastic Cup (90mL, 100pcs)

●Ultra Low Adapter●

Part numberPart name
RE-77120Ultra Low Adapter (ULA)
RE-77107UL spindle (with hook and hook holder)
RE-77121Sample cylinder (with cap and o-ring)
RE-77117UL spindle 3pcs (with hook and hook holder)

●Temperature sensor●

Part numberPart name
RE-75540Temperature sensor

●Spindle●

Part numberPart name
RE-77104A1 Spindle
RE-77105A2 Spindle
RE-77106A3 Spindle

●Set of spindles●

Part numberPart name
RE-77114A1 Spindle 5pcs
RE-77115A2 Spindle 5pcs
RE-77116A3 Spindle 5pcs
RE-77100Set of spindles (A1,A2,A3)

※Having multiple spindles can eliminate washing after each used for improved efficiency.


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What is a Viscometer?

Viscosity Types There are different types viscometers that uses various measurement methods.
For example, in the Japanese Industrial Standard JIS Z 8803, viscometers are classified as follow:
• Capillary viscometers        • Falling ball viscometers
• Rotational viscometers     • Vibrational viscometers
There are also other measurement methods such as viscosity cups and Line Spread Tests (LST).
ATAGO's viscosity meter VISCO™ is measured on a principle called rotational viscosity.

Principle of Rotational Viscometer

回転式の原理 Rotational viscometer is one of the most common viscometers used. The structure is simple, easy to use, and the measurement range is wide and can be measured with high accuracy. When a cylindrical spindle is placed in the sample and rotated at a constant speed, the viscosity is determined by measuring the torque (shear stress) acting on the cylindrical surface. There are different types of spindles: coaxial double cylinder, single cylindrical, and cone and plate. The cone plate type can determine the flow characteristics of non-Newtonian fluids by changing the rotational speed.

QI'm considering purchasing, can I try it before I buy it?

AFree trial is available.


QHow do I choose right spindle and speed?

AStandard VISCO™ comes with three types of spindles. Please contact our sales department for the selection criteria. Guidelines for each type of beaker size, speed, and spindle are also available in the instruction manual. Note that the torque should be between 10 and 100% because load less than 10% will not have enough load on the spring.


QWhen the speed or the beaker size is changed, a different viscosity is measured. Is it measuring correctly?

AA. When the rotational speed and the beaker size change, the viscosity also changes. This is because viscosity is affected by measurement conditions. When measuring a sample, make the measurement conditions consistent.


QCan VISCO™ be calibrated?

AVISCO™ can be calibrated using a standard solution. For the value of the standard solution, please refer to the measured value in the instruction manual.


QIs there a correlation with the B-type viscometer?

ASome samples do and others don't have correlation. Check to see the correlation with the free trial unit. If there is correlation, you can use the user scale feature to set the same value to be displayed.


QCan I adjust the temperature?

AYes, by using a waterbath. When using a waterbath, be careful not let the water in the sample. Also, if you are measuring a high temperature sample, set the wait time and create a temperature compensation table for the measurement sample. For more information, please contact our sales department.


QIs it possible to output data?

AData can be output using the AUSB-Mini-B cable.


VISCO™ [Product details]

Digital Viscometer VISCO™

Compact and easily carried with one hand.
Battery operated—measurements can be taken anywhere.
Fully digital display allows for anyone to easily read results.
Capable to measure with only a small amount of sample.
Easy set-up and simple, one-button operation.
Capable of taking measurements with containers other than the included beakers, such as disposable paper cups.
Ultra Low Adapter will allow to measure low viscosity samples (1~2,000mPa・s).

Specifications
Model VISCO™
Cat.No. 6800
Measurement item Viscosity・Temperature・Torque%
Range Viscosity:
A1 50 to 200,000mPa・s / 50 to 200,000cP
A2 100 to 600,000mPa・s / 100 to 600,000cP
A3 500 to 2,000,000mPa・s / 500 to 2,000,000cP
UL 1~2,000mPa・s
Torque:0.0 to 100.0% (recommended torque: 10.0 to 100.0%)
Speed 0.5 to 250rpm
Number of Speeds: 20
Resolution Viscosity:
Lower than 100mPa・s:0.01mPa・s
100mPa・s or higher lower than 10,000mPa・s:0.1mPa・s
10,000mPa・s or higher:1mPa・s
Torque:
Lower than 10.0%:0.01%
10.0% or higher:0.1%
Temperature:01℃/0.1°F
Accuracy Viscosity: ±1% of Maximum Viscosity
Temperature: ±0.2℃
Power Supply ・LR6 / AA alkaline batteries (x4)
・AC adapter
Computer Communication Output: USB - PC
Dimensions & Weight Main unit:120(W)x120(D)x2006(H)mm/1.2kg

· Temperature sensor : RE-75540

· SpindleA1 : RE-77104

· SpindleA2 : RE-77105

· SpindleA3 : RE-77106

· Beaker S : RE-79100

· Beaker L : RE-79101

· Cup Adaptor : RE-78141

· Paper Cup : RE-79102

· Plastic Cup : RE-79103

· Standard liquid JS200 : RE-89016

· Standard liquid JS500 : RE-89017

· Standard liquid JS2000 : RE-89019

· Ultra Low Adapter (ULA)- Sample Adapter for Low Viscosity Sample : RE-77120

VISCO™

Digital Viscometer VISCO™

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Digital Viscometer VISCO™-895

By changing the material used for body, legs and stand to alminium, unit weight is now 895g as described in the model name. Appearance and all features remain unchanged, while achieving 25% weight reduction compared to existing VISCO™.

Specifications
Model VISCO™-895
Cat.No. 6820
Measurement item Viscosity・Temperature・Torque%
Range Viscosity:
A1 50 to 200,000mPa・s / 50 to 200,000cP
A2 100 to 600,000mPa・s / 100 to 600,000cP
A3 500 to 2,000,000mPa・s / 500 to 2,000,000cP
UL 1~2,000mPa・s
Torque:0.0 to 100.0% (recommended torque: 10.0 to 100.0%)
Speed 0.5 to 250rpm
Number of Speeds: 20
Accuracy Viscosity: ±1% of Maximum Viscosity (Refer to the "Maximum Measurement Values Guideline Chart," from p.34)
Temperature: ±0.2℃
Power Supply LR6 / AA alkaline batteries (x4)
AC adapter
Computer Communication Output: USB - PC
Dimensions & Weight Main unit:120(W)x120(D)x200.6(H)mm / 0.895kg

· Temperature sensor : RE-75540

· SpindleA1 : RE-77104

· SpindleA2 : RE-77105

· SpindleA3 : RE-77106

· Beaker S : RE-79100

· Beaker L : RE-79101

· Cup Adaptor : RE-78141

· Paper Cup : RE-79102

· Plastic Cup : RE-79103

· Standard liquid JS200 : RE-89016

· Standard liquid JS500 : RE-89017

· Standard liquid JS2000 : RE-89019

· Ultra Low Adapter (ULA)- Sample Adapter for Low Viscosity Sample : RE-77120

VISCO™-895

Digital Viscometer VISCO™-895

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