• Automatic Softening Point Apparatus

Automatic Softening Point Apparatus



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 ASTM D36 and related test specifications
  • Optical detectors for automatic measurement of softening point
  • Data Storage: 200 Results
  • Quick access to calibration parameters
  • Auto diagnostic
  • Four programmable preset test methods available
  • Controllable heating rate and stirring speeds
  • Preheating cycle
  • Cooling by fan at the end of the test
  • Waterproof heating element

Constant temperature bath for kinematic viscosity testing of petroleum products. Accommodates six round 2" (51mm) dia. viscometer holders. Bath temperature stability of ± 0.02 °C as per ASTM requirements. Test temperatures of up to 150°C (302°F) can be selected. Temperature limit control permits the operator to select an overtemperature cutoff point to protect against accidental overheating. Control unit includes immersion heater, circulating stirrer and temperature probe. Composition top plate rests on a 12x12" (30.5x30.5cm) or 12x18" (30.5x46cm) Borosilicate Glass jar. Order capillary viscometers, viscometer holders and thermometer separately.

  • Printer
  • Glass Beaker (2)
  • Shouldered Rings (10)
  • Load Balls (10)
  • Craddle
  • Pt 100 Probe
  • Detection Cable
  • Stirrer
  • RS232C Output

Conforms to the specifications of: 

ASTM D36; AFNOR T66-008; EN 1427; ISO 4625; NF EN 1427; IP 58; DIN 52011

Working Temperature Range: 0 to 250°C

115V 60Hz
230V 50/60Hz

W x D x H, in. (cm): 10 1⁄4 x 21 x 20 (26 x 53.5 x 50 cm)
Net Weight: 60 lbs (27.2 kg)

Shipping Weight: 77 lbs (34.9 kg)

Dimensions: 25x16x31 in. (63.5x40.6x78.7 cm)

  • K87800-1 Glass Beaker
  • K87800-2 Straight Rings, Pack of 10
  • K87800-3 Shouldered Rings, Pack of 10
  • K87800-4 Conical Rings, Pack of 10
  • K87800-5 Detection Lamp
  • K87800-6 Ring & Ball Cradle
  • K87800-7 PT 100 Probe
  • K87800-8 Heating Element, 1000W
  • K87800-9 Roll of Printer Paper
  • K87800-10 Load Ball, Pack of 10