Complex Fluid Analysis

Physical, rheological and thermodynamic properties of a fluid are determined by measuring the change pressure of a sample under applied volume change and at different temperatures: the p,V,T diagram.

By this method, a fluid's fingerprint can be taken.

The MicroPVT can also be used as high pressure capillary viscometer at pressures up to 5,000 bar (72,000 psi).


MicroPVT: p,V,T diagram of a fluid at up to  5,000 bar (72,000 psi)
MicroPVT: p,V,T diagram of a fluid at up to 5,000 bar (72,000 psi)

The MicroPVT is able to take a fluid's fingerprint within 30 minutes.

Density, compression ratio, bulk modulus and viscosity are just a few of the data which can be measured with this instrument.

With the MicroPVT, one can do complex fluid analysis, for example: high pressure viscosity, hydrate formation and wax crystallisation behaviour, paraffin content, density function, etc.

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