Flash and Fire Point Tester

Supplied By: Swan Scientific LLP

The automatic Cleveland Open-Cup (COC) measures and describes the properties of a sample in response to heat and a test flame under controlled conditions. The flash point measures the tendency to form a flammable mixture with air while the fire point indicates the tendency of sustained burning.


  • Memory for 1000 tests, 20 operators, 100 sample names, 21 test methods.

  • Statistical analysis (Min, Max, Mean, Repeatability).

  • Measures flash points of silicone samples without any problems.

  • Automatically lights up the test flame, relights it by an electric igniter and suppresses the gas source at the end of the test.

  • Test initiation by pre-installed standard test methods and ability to customize methods by 10 user-defined programs.

  • Alert messages for out-of-spec results.

  • Pt100 sample temperature probe calibration either by dynamic calibration against certified ASTM thermometer or by correction table with 21 calibration points.

  • Calibration protocol printout.

  • 5.7” color graphics display shows real-time measurement.

  • Menu navigation by jog shuttle system with easy turn-and-push operation and color-coded LED indication for each operation mode.

  • Data handling via USB stick for import into MS Excel® or to LIMS.

  • PC-software FPPNet (optional) for convenient remote handling and test data storage.

  • Automatic skin removal kit (optional).

  • Draft deflector (optional).

  • Stainless steel or glass (optional) sample temperature probe Pt100.


CLA 5 is suitable for flash and fire point applications of lubricants or bituminous material.

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