Abel tester

Abel tester

[ä′bəl ′tes·tər]
(physical chemistry)
A laboratory instrument used in testing the flash point of kerosine and other volatile oils having flash points below 120°F (49°C); the oil is contained in a closed cup which is heated by a fixed flame below and a movable flame above.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.