DisperGRADER Alpha View

Dispersion Testing

A reflected light microscope designed for dispersion testing of carbon black in mixed rubber compounds. The system uses the shadows cast by agglomerates present in a freshly cut sample surface.


  • Autofocus for fast and consistent analysis.
  • Multiple data point acquisition per sample placement.
  • Laterally translating camera on precision rail system.
  • Four position LED lighting system.
  • Automatic and manual scanning capabilities.
  • Histogram, analytical data, and image database.
  • 5 Preloaded and user defined image banks.
  • Color camera.
  • Image analysis software determines size, number and location of agglomerates.
  • DisperGRADER™ αview SR model (3-57 microns) and/or DisperGRADER™ αview HR model (1-20 microns) available.
  • Sample prep options available


  • Data Collection: PC and Enterprise software included
  • Aperture Size: Width 12 mm (0.472 in), height 6mm (0.236 in)
  • Electrical: 100-240VAC, 1.3amp, 50/60 Hz
  • Dimensions: Width 296 mm (11.7 in), height 200 mm (7.9 in), depth 478 mm (18.8 in)
  • Weight: 18.4 kg (40.5 lb)

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