Softening Point – Ring and Ball

ASTM D36 IP 58 EN 1427 SOFTENING POINT OF BITUMEN (RING-AND-BALL APPARATUS)
This test method covers the determination of 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) (86 to 186°F) or USP glycerin (80 to 157°C) (186 to 315°F).

ASTM E28 SOFTENING POINT OF RESINS DERIVED FROM NAVAL STORES BY RING -AND-BALL APPARATUS

Ring and Ball ApparatusRING AND BALL APPARATUS

Consisting of: a beaker Ø85×130 mm, two-place brass cage adjustable for height, 2 hardened steel balls Ø9.5 mm, 2 rings with collar for centering the balls, heating device unit and motor stirrer.

Technical specifications:
– Temperature: from ambient to 250°C (482°F)
– Power supply: 220V 50/60Hz
– Power: 600W
– Dimensions: 13x21x55 cm
– Weight: 3 kg

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