About this item -
. Ostwald Viscometer or U-tube viscometer is a chemical instrument that is used to measure the viscosity of a liquid with a known density.
. This viscometer is named after the German chemist, Wilhelm Oswald.
. This viscometer is a U-tube with two bulbs separated by a capillary tube.
. The two bulbs act as reservoirs for the liquid.
. The small reservoir is located at a higher level than the larger reservoir.
. There are two marks at the top and the bottom of the small bulb.
. A Schematic Diagram of Ostwald Viscometer - (the Dark Colored Part is the Capillary Tube)