TESTING - Vicat needle apparatus 12 measuring points

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  • Description

    Computer-controlled Vicat needle apparatus
    With 12 measuring points
    EN 196-3
    EN 480-2 optional equipment is required*


    The 12 measuring points (4/4/4) are in a rectangular trough installed, which is into a stainless steel workbench integrated.

    Tests can be performed in air or in water bath with constant temperature (heat exchanger and cooler for constant water temperature included).
    Programmed test sequences

    Automatic registration of the beginning and of the end of setting 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 floor-mounted appliance
      with the control unit
    • Standard software for programmable test sequences
      and for data recording
    • 12 Vicat moulds (conical hard plastic ring)
      70/80 dia. x 40 mm
    • 12 glass base plates, 120 mm dia.
    • 12 centerings for Vicat moulds
      (conical hard plastic ring) 70/80 dia. x 40 mm
    • 2 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
    • Power supply

    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 is a standard PC or laptop required,
       which is not included in the scope of delivery


    (wxdxh) = 1000 x 700 x 1140 mm
    Weight: 195 kg
    110-230 V / 50-60 Hz