• Automatic Softening Point of Bitumen

Automatic Softening Point of Bitumen



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.

  • Touch Screen Control Panel
  • Laser sensor detection
  • Easy to use Loading Position
  • Integrated Magnetic Stirrer
  • Two Independent Test Positions
  • Programmable
  • Controlled Stirring Speeds
  • USB Storage
  • Conforms to ASTM D36 and related specifications

Determines the Softening Point of Bitumen in the range from 30 to 157°C (86 to 315°F) using the ring and ball apparatus immersed in distilled water (30 to 80°C), USP glycerine (above 80 to 157°C), or ethylene glycol (30 to 110°C). 

Conforms to the specifications of: 

ASTM D36, E28; AASHTO T53; IP 58, 198; NF T 66-008

110-240V 50/60Hz 1500W max