TESTING - PC-controlled Vicat needle apparatus, 8 points

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  • Description

    Computer-controlled* Vicat needle apparatus
    With 8 measuring points
    EN 196-3
    EN 480-2** optional equipment is required


    The 8 measuring points (2 x 4) 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)
    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 table model with the control unit
    • Standard software for programmable
      test sequences and for data recording
    • 8 Vicat moulds (conical hard plastic ring)
      70/80 dia. x 40 mm
    • 8 glass base plates, 120 mm dia.
    • 8 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
    • Mains cable


    (wxdxh) = 700 x 600 x 600 mm
    Weight: 62 kg
    110-230 V / 50-60 Hz

    Important notes *

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