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Stanhope-Seta offers Laboratory Instruments for quality control, analysis and calibration.
They design and manufacture quality control instruments used to measure the physical characteristics that determine product quality and consistency.  Used by professionals in a variety of industries including oil refining, petrochemical, lubricants, pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, polymers and transport.

Stanhope-Seta are well established and trusted throughout the world to provide robust, accurate and easy to use physical properties testing equipment.

A popular line is their Multiflash modular flash point testers. 
The Multiflash is a universal fully automated instrument
designed for testing the flash point of fuels, lube oils, solvents, chemicals, waste materials and many other substances.  It features a series of interchangeable modules allowing the operator to easily perform the required standard test methods.

Stanhope-Seta's Pensky Martins Flash Point Tester ASTM D93
Featuring benefits such as fast reliable performance, fully automatic operation, unrivaled ease of use, built in safety features and strict conformity to test methods make the Stanhope-Seta Flash point testers the best choice for performance and profitability.
The following models are available:
  • Pensky Martin
  • Abel
  • TAG
  • Cleveland Open Cup
  • Setaflash

Stanhope-Seta offers equipment for every type of physical property test and in most cases offer both a manual testing option and an automated testing option to suit every budget.

Seta Oil Test Centrifuge
Here's a quick overview of some of the testing equipment offered by Stanhope-Seta:

Flash Point
Smoke Point
Copper Corrosion
Existent Gum
Carbon Residue
Cetane Number
Vapor Pressure
Oxidation Stability
Ramsbottom Carbon
Water and
Total Sediment
Particle Count
Water Content


Seta Analytics is a division of Stanhope-Seta which combines long established experience with the latest measurement technologies to provide enhanced analytical solutions for exploration, refining, petrochemical, distribution and marketing operations.

A new laser based particle counter for checking and maintaining the quality of fuel throughout the distribution network.  Fuel types include aviation turbine oils, biofuels, heating oil, gas oil, diesel, gasoline and kerosene.

  • Fully automatic operation
  • Particle size 4um to >70um 
  • Cumulative and distributive particle numbers  
  • ISO4406:1999 codes  
  • Uses "straight from the bottle" samples  
  • Precise and reliable results  


UPDATE *As from 1st July 2012, H2S analysis is part of the ISO 8217 Marine Distillate Fuels Spec with a maximum limit of 2.0 mg/kg.*

Seta Analytics are proud to offer their H2S analyzer.  Developed with the Lloyd's register group FOBAS Services and a major international oil company to provide users with a operator friendly, plug and go instrument.  Total H2S is measured by heating and purging which ensures and maximizes the removal of H2S from liquid phase to vapor phase.  A cost effective solutions for H2S measurement - no expensive or toxic chemicals needed and an expert chemist is not required.


  • Measurement range from 0 to 500 ppm H2S
  • Fast test of less than 20 minutes
  • No wet chemistry involved
  • Small footprint with portability
  • Ideal for monitoring cargoes, product distribution, bunkers

Stanhope-Seta have too much to offer to mention it all here. 
If you are interested in something but don't see any information for it then please contact us to discuss how we can help. 

You can also find more information on the Stanhope-Seta US distributors website www.lazarsci.com

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