TESTING - Computer Controlled Vicat Needle Apparatus 6 places

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  • Description

    Computer-controlled Vicat needle apparatus
    With 6 measuring points
    Fully automatic
    EN 196-3, EN 480-2 optional equipment is required *
    EN-12379-2 alternative device version is required
    ASTM C191 alternative device version is required


    The six measuring points (2 x 3) are installed in a rectangular trough
    Tests can be performed in air or in water bath with constant temperature (heat exchanger and cooler for constant water temperature) with programmed test sequences
    The unit automatic records initial set time and final set time, as well as of setting plots
    Weight of plunger and the Vicat needle are an additional 300 g ± 1 g
    After each penetration the Vicat needle is automatically cleaned

    Scope of delivery

    • Base unit as a table model with the control unit
      and standard software for programmable
      test sequences and for data recording
    • 6 Vicat moulds (conical hard plastic ring)
      70/80 dia. x 40 mm
    • 6 glass base plates, 120 mm dia
    • 6 centerings for Vicat moulds
      (conical hard plastic ring) 70/80 dia. x 40 mm
    • 1 pair of cleaning brushes
    • 1 tee wrench, 1.25 mm
    • 1 tee wrench, 2 mm
    • 2 spare glass plates, 120 mm dia.
    • 2 spare initial-set needles, 1.13 mm dia.
    • Filter sponge coarse
    • Filter sponge fine
    • Serial cable
    • USB/RS232-Adapter
    • Mains cable

    Important notes*

    *  For standard EN 480-2 the additional weight
       1.0366.10, the plunger 1.0366.12 and
       optionally the extra cooling unit 1.0366.13
       for a test temperature of 5°C are required
    ** For operation, a standard PC or laptop
       is needed, which is not included in the
       scope of delivery


    (wxdxh) = 700 x 600 x 600 mm
    Weight: 52 kg
    110-230 V / 50-60 Hz