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The RPA 8000 rubber process analyzer is a dynamic mechanical rheological test instrument that measures the properties of polymer and rubber compounds before, during and after the cure. The analyzer provides a range of oscillation angle, oscillation frequency, torque and temperature. It can test under conditions of variable strain frequency and temperature, which reveal important differences in rheological, rheometric and dynamic viscoelastic properties. The instrument’s versatility allows for polymers and compounds to be comprehensively characterized, especially in terms of intrinsic material properties, processability characteristics and end-product performance.