• 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 at 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 glycerin (above 80 to 157°C), or ethylene glycol (30 to 110°C). 

Conforms to the specifications of: 

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

110-240V 50/60Hz 1500W max

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