Petroleum Instrument

Softening Point Apparatus

Approx Price: Rs 14,500 / Piece 
Product Details:
  • Shipping Dimensions : 4.2 Cu Ft
  • Shipping Weight: 20 Kg
  • Nett Weight: 16.5 Kg
  • Dimensions In Inches: 11 x 8 x 31
  • Stirrer: Motorised
  • Power Supply: 230v Ac, 50 Hz, 10 Amp.
  • Illumination: Bright Led Type.
  • Heating Load: 800 Watt
  • Maximum Temperature: 477oF (250oC)

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.


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


FEATURES:- 1) Temp. Rise : Setable From Range 0.1deg C To 9.9 Deg C.
2) Method Of Detecting Softening Point : Manual.
3) Microprocessor Based Temperature Control Unit With All Necessary Interlock.
4) You Can Set 10 Deg Prior To Expected Softening Point. Once It Will Reach There It Will Give You Audio Visual Alarm And Will Maintain That Temperature Until You Press A Reset Button.( Upto This Time You Don’t Have To Attend The Equipment.)
5) After Reaching Preset Temperature, You Have To Set Ramp Rate Of Temperature Rise Range From 0.1 Deg C To 9.9 Deg C Per Minute. After Setting The Ramp Rate, You Have To Press The Start Button.
6) Now, When You Detect Softening Point, Press Hold Button The Temperature Display Will Hold Until You Press Reset Button. The Hold Display Of Temperature Indicate Your Softening Point.

· It Will Follow Exact Astm Procedure Without Much More Manual Intervention.
· Operator Will Remain Free Until It Reaches Preset Temperature.
· The Facility Of Ramp Rate Allow The Operator To Carry The Test At The Speed It Desire.
· All Necessary Interlock Will Detect The Problen Automatically.
· User Friendly.
· The Hold Display Of Softening Point Facility Will Allow The Operator To Note Down The Reading With Some Time.
· Printer Facility (optional With Extra Price). Will Reduce The Error Of Manual Mistake.

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