The Bostwick Consistometer is produced by CSC Scientific Company, Inc. It is a preferred instrument for checking production samples against consistency and flow rate standards. The Bostwick is a workhorse in Food Processing, Paint Manufacturing, Cosmetics Production and Chemical Operations. Originally developed by the FDA for assessing the quality of ketchup, the CSC Bostwick Consistometer has become a fixture for the following products:
- Tomato sauces
- Baby Food
- Salad Dressing
- Epoxy Removers
- Paint Adhesives
- Flow Based Creams
- Viscous Liquids
MIL SPEC & ASTM STANDARDS
MILSpec R-81249D – Epoxy Remover
ASTM F1080-93 Consistency of Viscous Liquids
This diverse scope of uses for the Bostwick Consistometer is continually being expanded. Put simply, this instrument may be useful for quality assessment wherever there is a product in liquid or viscous form.
The Consistometer is available in two models: the Standard Model, which is 14" (36.6cm) in length, and the Long Model, which is 17" (43cm) in length. Both models use 75mL of sample.