• High pressure devices
    • Density: Jamin interferometer. Precise density measurements for transparent liquids and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Compressibility: Screw press. For liquids and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Thermal conductivity: Unsteady hot-wire method. For liquids and pressures up to 500 MPa
    • Zero viscosity: Rolling ball viscometer: For liquids and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Zero viscosity: Falling ball viscometer: For transparent liquids and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Viscoelasticity: Torsional shear-wave rheometer. For pressures up to 300 MPa
    • pH-value: Optical spectoscopy. Also for intransparent liquids and near solid surfaces. Pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Melting curve, crystallization: Polarization microscope. For transparent samples and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Crystallization: Light scattering. For transparent samples and pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Thermofluiddynamics: particle image velocimeter, Laser Doppler velocimeter, hot-wire anemometry, liquid crystal thermometry.For transparent samples and pressures up to 700 MPa
      • Autoclaves with optical windows. Volumes ranging from 2 ml to 1.5 l. Automatically controlled. Pressures up to 700 MPa
    • Autoclaves without optical access: 8 parallel autoclaves 32 ml volume each, 1 autoclave of 160 ml volume. Temperature, pressure, compression ramp, holding time, pressure cycles of each autoclave can be controlled independently. Pressures up to 900 MPa, temperature range from -20 °C to 80 °C
  • Rheometry
    • Narrow-gap rotational rheometer based on: Anton Paar MCR 501
    • Narrow-gap rotational rheometer with optical access based on: Physica UDS 200:
      • Parallel disks, diameter 12.5-50 mm
      • Gap widths: oscillation down to 5 µm, rotation down to about 20 µm
      • Shear rates: up to 150,000/s
      • Temperature range: 20-40°C
      • Features: Fluorescence microscope, birefringence, normal forces at high shear rates
    • Ubbelohde viscometer: Schott, diverse
    • High-pressure rolling ball viscometer: For pressures up to 700 MPa
    • High-pressure falling ball viscometer: For pressures up to 700 MPa
    • High-pressure torsional shear-wave rheometer: For pressures up to 300 MPa
  • Other: Flow channel, optical equipment