Falling Ball Viscometer – PBV001

Teaching Experimental Applications (View Datasheet (pdf))

  • Determination of kinematic and dynamic viscosity of the translucent liquids.
  • Determination of balls drag coefficient or other models with fluid of known viscosity.
  • Application of laws of Stokes, Oseen and Klyachtro.
  • Correction of Brenner (velocity) and of Walther (temperature)
  • Determination of the empirical viscosities of Engler, Saybolt and Redwood.
Falling Ball Viscometer - PBV001

Falling Ball Viscometer – PBV001

Technical Details (View Specification (docx))

The bench shall be supplied with several sets of balls of diameters and different materials. The bench includes two downpipes in illuminated altuglas by a neon background measuring 1 meter in height for an inner diameter of 114 mm. It should be also with two bins, a support panel, a stopwatch and two valves of recovery of the balls and of drainage of the tubes

  • Power supply: 220 VAC – 50 Hz

Dimensions and Weight:

  • Dimension (LxWxH): 560 mm x 250mm x 1700mm
  • Weight : 60 kg


  • User Manual
  • Pedagogical manual
  • Technical documentation of the components
  • Lab exercises
  • Certificate of conformity CE

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