Foaming Characteristics of Lubricating Oils​

ASTM D892, DIN 51566, IP 146


Foaming Characteristics of Lubricating Oils.

This test method covers the determination of the foaming characteristics of lubricating oils at 24°C and 93.5°C. Means of empirically rating the foaming tendency and the stability of the foam are described.


Art. LT/FB-191000/M

Foaming Bath (4 places) - ASTM D892


  • Compact structure painted with anti-acid epoxidy products with 2 double standby support for rubbers and air diffuser glass tubes.

  • 2 independent bath insulated and equipped with 2 wide double windows equipped with illuminating LED barriers.

  • 2 drain tap.

  • Air coil placed into the bath at 24°C with the output placed on the left side for the air volume control.

  • Cover with 4 holes for the accommodation of up to 4 foaming test cylinders.

  • Cooling coil.

  • On the front the 4 flowmeter with regulating knob grant the easy adjustment of the air flow as foreseen by the method.

  • On the base 2 digital thermoregulator with PID (one for 24°C and one for more than 93.5°C) with over-temperature alarm and probe PT100A.

  • Heating supplied by stainless steel heater.

  • Main switch , 2 safety thermostat for overheating, 4 button to activate the 4 built in low voltage micro pump.

  • Motor stirrer.

  • Four graduated cylinders.

  • 4 diffuser stones (not certified).

  • 4 rubber stoppers, 4 air diffuser tubes.

  • Cord cable

  • User manual


Dimensions (cm)

Width 71

Depth 40

Height 67


Power Supply




Art. LT/FB-190000/M

Manual 2 Places - Twin Foaming Bath - ASTM D 892


  • Tank fitted with cover with two holes Ø 125 mm which allows two cylinders to get through

  • Cooling coilHeating supplied by an armoured stainless steel heaterPlate base painted with anti-acid epoxy products which houses a digital thermoregulator PID with over-temperature alarm and probe PT100A

  • Two independent blowing pumps connected to two flowmeters

  • Motor stirrer

  • Two flowmeters

  • Two graduated cylinders

  • Two diffuser stones

  • Two rubber plugs

  • Diffuser tubes



LAB-101-883/C: certified diffuser stone

LAB-101-886: flow indicator calibrating device, digital display readout, AA battery supply power / 230Vac power connection, flow mass up to 500 L/m

LAB-101-887: Mott metal cylindrical diffuser (tested and verified) – ASTM D6082

LAB-100-332: digital stopwatch

T-AS12C: thermometer ASTM 12C


Spare Parts

LAB-101-880: graduated cylinder 1000 ml

LAB-101-882: rubber stoppers, pack of 2 pcs.

LAB-101-883: diffuser stone (not certified)

LAB-101-883/C: certified diffuser stone

LAB-110-012: heaters, pack of 2 pcs.

LAB-140-002: PT100 probe

LAB-160-014: digital thermoregulator

LAB-150-015: static relay


CE marked

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