Techne Gelation Timers (GT-5 & GT-6)

Techne Gelation Timers are used to measure the transition from liquid to solid during polymerisation. Both models have digital timers, with the time in 1 minute increments (GT-5) up to 9999 minutes or in tenths of a minute (GT-6) up to 999.9 minutes. A bright LED display shows the time to the nearest minute or tenth of a minute, and an audible bleep and light confirm completion of gelation.

Techne Gelation Timers (GT-5 & GT-6) Key Features

  • 2 digital models available; 1rpm and 10rpm
  • Stops automatically when gelation occurs
  • Easy to use, push button display
  • Can be mounted on a retort stand for ease of use
  • Plungers are removable for easy cleaning
  • Sample cups and disposable plungers are available
  • 3 year warranty

Techne has been setting the benchmark for gelation timing for almost 60 years. In fact, several British Standards for this methodology have been written using their equipment.


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Please note - Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. The user is responsible for determining the suitability of this product.
The Techne Gelation Timer is the ideal instrument for accurate measurement and quality control for the gelation of resin or adhesive based samples in the laboratory. Every unit is supplied with the usual Techne quality guarantee, including a calibration certificate for traceability, before leaving the factory each instrument is calibrated and certified.


Parameter GT-5 GT-6
Digital timer increment 1 minute 6 seconds
Maximum time 9999 minutes 999.9 minutes
Dimensions L x W x H (mm) 94 x 69 x 119 94 x 69 x 119
Voltage 230V, 50Hz 230V, 50Hz
Power 5W 5W
Shipping Weight 7.7kg 7.7kg