1).Inspect the rheometer including barrel, piston, and die. Clean each of them if necessary.
2). Insert the die in die holder and fastener.
3). Open the barrel and fasten the die at the bottom of the barrel (by rotating the die fastener un-clockwise until it is tight enough).
4). After reaching to the set temperature press RCAL on the software.
5). Charge the barrel with about 1/3 of your sample. Manually tamp/pack the charge several times using the packing tool. Continue this step until the barrel is filled to within approximately 12.5 mm of the top.
6).Close the barrel ALL THE WAY and rotate the locking knob clockwise.
7).Place the piston in the barrel and close the safety shield
8).Manually move the crossbar down by pressing the DOWN button on the software or rheometer until it completely covers the top section of the piston.
9).Open the safety shield and insert the piston clip.
10). Close the safety shield and run the test.
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