Tensiometers TD 4

Automatic measurement of surface and interfacial tension 

TD 4 is used for automatic measurement with high reproducibility. Simple menu navigation and intuitive operation characterize the TD 4. Even demanding samples can be handled by simple parameter adjustments via the Tensio.Touch user interface.

TD4— compact and precise for the measurement of surface and interfacial tension


For researchquality control and product development

The ring/plate method for the measurement of surface and interfacial tension in liquids is an established method with future potential: The increasing demand for surface-active additives and their detection in quality control requires automated and user-friendly devices. As a stand-alone device the compact ring/plate tensiometer TD4 offers everything you require for research and development, as well as for quality control.


Simplified selection of measuring method

|| software with standard-compliant methods for insulating oils, lamp oils, tensides ect.

|| Ergonomic, intuitive operation with simple user guidance.

|| Reliable device for routine measurement in the chemical industry, pharmacy and quality control.

|| Integrated user management with different user level in accordance with GLP


Reliable measurement thanks to the precise force and position-measurement

|| Precise plate measurement via accurate position measurement and automatic surface recognition

|| Regulation of lamella length and fine adjustment of table speed for measurement with even the smallest difference in density.

|| High precision and reproducibility even at low interfacial tension thanks to variable measuring parameters.

|| Density measurement using the immersion body included with the delivery.


Accurate temperature control with PTT+

|| Low space requirement with convenient controls

|| Temperature-controlled measurements between 5 and 80 without external cooling

|| Visualization of measuring status for optimized laboratory processes


Technical data

|| Surface tension resolution: 0.01mN/m

|| Weighing system resolution: 0.1mg

|| Measuring range: 0.75mN/m to 300 mN/m (999 mN/m with plate)

|| Dimensions W×D×H:  245×205×335mm

|| PTT+ temperature range: 5…80

|| Density:  up to 0.002g/cm3

|| Ring correction automatic in accordance with Zuidema and Waters

|| Integrated methods in accordance with ASTM D 971, EN 14210, IEC 62961, EN 14370EN 14059 and other standards

|| Ambient temperature range: 10…40