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SDM-72 Portable Steel Dust In Grease Meter


SDM-72 Portable Steel Dust In Grease Meter

The SDM-72 Portable Steel Dust in Grease Meter is a valuable tool for trend monitoring wear conditions in bearings, gears, and more. This user-friendly meter offers a simple yet effective diagnosis for monitoring steel dust contamination in grease. 


  • Trend monitoring and simple diagnosis of wear conditions in greased bearings, gears, and other components. 
  • Pre-diagnosis for Ferrography and SOAP methods. 

Key Features: 

  • Detects bearing condition early on, even before wear-induced vibrations are noticeable, by measuring the steel dust content in the surrounding grease. 
  • Easy operation with a simple measurement of a grease sample. 
  • Lightweight and highly portable for convenient use. 
  • Low power consumption, providing up to 30 hours of operation with alkaline cells. 


  • Model: SDM-72  
  • Measurement Principle: Magnetic balance type electromagnetic method  
  • Substance Measured: Steel dust concentration in grease  
  • Measurement Range: 0 to 5.000 %Wt  
  • Minimum Resolution: 0.001 %Wt  
  • Zero Adjustment: Automatic adjustment  
  • Amount of Sample: Approx. 0.8ml  
  • Power Source: 4 x AA (R6) alkaline dry cells  
  • Battery Life: Up to 30 hours with alkaline cells  
  • Operating Temperature: 0 to +40 °C  
  • Dimensions: W84 x H190 x D40 mm  
  • Weight: Approx. 500g (including batteries)  
  • Standard Accessories: Carrying case, grease sampling spatula, grease sample case (10 pieces), and 4 x AA (R6) alkaline dry cells 

With the SDM-72 Portable Steel Dust in Grease Meter, you can proactively monitor the wear condition of crucial components, enabling timely maintenance and efficient operation. Experience accurate diagnostics and reliable results with Minerva’s compact and versatile instrument. 

Please note that the battery life may vary based on ambient conditions, usage, storage period, battery manufacturers, etc.