It’s called the Kinexus, and its developer, Malvern Instruments Inc. (Westborough, MA), says this new rotational rheometer combines unprecedented ease-of-use and upgradability with advanced technological innovations to an unprecedented degree.
“It enables users to spend less time learning how to interact with their system and more time investigating ways to characterize and enhance a material’s performance,” company sources say.
Kinexus incorporates technological innovations in the most critical areas of rheometer design, from sample preparation and loading through measurement setup and operation, to data analysis and reporting. And adaptive intelligence allows Kinexus to actively guide users at every stage.
Two systems will be available at launch—Kinexus pro, a high-end rheometer suitable for a wide variety of routine and research applications; and Kinexus ultra for demanding low-torque applications.
One of its key features is rSpace, an intelligent software system that lets you work at your appropriate level, solving a material or process problem with an application-led approach, experimenting by using a library of established rheological methodologies, or performing design tests from scratch. Its rMotion automatically configures its operation according to test conditions, enabling it to capture the true material properties.
And its new environmental controls and geometries are truly plug-and-play to ease setups. Results and analyses can be tailored specifically to a particular measurement, material type, or application.
Malvern Instruments Inc.