K80000 Softening Point Apparatus

Test Method
The sample is cast in shouldered rings and heated at a controlled rate under the weight of a steel ball. The softening point is the temperature at which the bitumen disks soften and sag downward a specified distance.

Features and Benefits

• Conforms to ASTM D36 and related specifications


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K80000 Softening Point Apparatus
Consists of 800mL beaker, 2 standard balls, shouldered rings, ball centering guides, ring holder, bottom plate and beaker cover with support rods. Order thermometer and heater separately.

Specifications
Conforms to the specifications of: ASTM D36, E28; AASHTO T53; IP 58, 198; NF T 66-008

Shipping Information
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs (1.8kg)

Ordering Information
Catalog
Number
Product Description
K80000
Softening Point Apparatus

Accessories
Catalog
Number
Product Description
K42000 Powertrol Heater, 115V 50/60Hz
750W heater with variable stepless control and porcelain refractory top plate with positioning well for beaker. Enclosed in a stainless steel housing with cooling vents,
Shipping Weight: 9 lbs (4.1kg).
K42090 Powertrol Heater, 220-240V 50/60Hz
250-000-15F ASTM 15F Thermometer
Range: 30 to 180°F
250-000-15C ASTM 15C Thermometer
Range: –2 to +80°C
250-000-16F ASTM 16F Thermometer
Range: 85 to 392°F
250-000-16C ASTM 16C Thermometer
Range: 30 to 200°C
250-000-113F ASTM 113F Thermometer
Range: 30 to 350°F
250-000-113C ASTM 113C Thermometer
Range: –1 to +175°C
K80001 Ring. Brass, shouldered ring conforming to ASTM specifications.
Pack of 10.
K80002 Ball. Hardened stell, conforming to ASTM specifications.
Pack of 10.
K80003 Ball-Centering Guide
When inquiring about NIST traceable certified thermometers, please refer to the catalog number for the corresponding thermometer and replace the middle three zeros in the catalog number with 004. Example: 251-000-01C ASTM 1C Thermometer would be 251-004-01C ASTM 1C Certified Thermometer.

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