6542 All-in-One Benchtop Reactor 


  • A complete 1-liter general purpose, benchtop, cylindrical reactor
  • Self-supported and portable, with a small footprint
  • 4" diameter flange on flask head with CAPFE O-ring and quick release clamp
  • glass PTFE wetted components
  • PTFE joint sleeves and valves and FETFE O-rings
  • overhead mechanical stirring with variable speed motor with controller
  • electrical heating mantle with digital temp controller and type J" PTFE covered thermoprobe
  • 25mL equalizing addition funnel
  • reflux condenser, stand, clamps & holders, and clips.

End-group Analysis


  • Carboxylic (-COOH) end-group of polyesters (PET, PBT)
  • Hydroxyl (-OH) end-group of polyesters
  • Acid Value of MA-g-PE/PP/EPDM (Maleic Anhydride grafted PE or PP or Rubbers)Molecular Weight Determination by Dilute Solution Viscosity
  • Ubbelohde type viscometers


Brookfield Viscosity


  • Brookfield Viscometer EX-200 (for viscous solutions)
  • Brookfield Viscometer (Model LVT)
  • Synchro-electric (for polymer melts or highly viscous semi-solids)


Gel Time Determination


  • UPE (Unsaturated polyesters, UV curable polymeric binders)

FTIR Spectroscopy


  • Perkin-Elmer FTIR spectrophotometer (Model Spectrum One) along with Spectral Libraries for identification of unknowns
  • HATR (Horizontal Attenuated Total Reflection) FTIR accessory for opaque solid/liquid samples (no sample preparation)


Soxhlet Extraction


  • Set-up for extraction of additives and other soluble matter

Determination of Solids


  • Solid / Non-volatiles content of UPE (unsaturated polyesters) and other polymeric solutions

For more information, please contact  

Dr. Subhash Patel
(973) 596-3566

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