Automated Softening Point Tester asp-6

Softening Point Automated Tester asp-6

Softening Point

Model asp-6 automates softening point test of bitumen and other materials by utilizing photo-electric device with a wide light beam, which assures reliable detection. Stirring function has been newly applied and a test can be done with one of the four test modes; Water, Glycerin, Water+Stirring, Glycerin+Stirring. 200 test results can be stored in the data memory.

Generation of harmful vapor from overheated glycerin is prevented by the safety shutdown. asp-6 automates the softening point test by ring-and-ball method for bitumen or similar substances, prescribed in ASTM D36, ASTM E28, EN 1427 and IP 58 .

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Specifications

Test Methods ASTM D36, ASTM E28, EN 1427, IP58, etc.
Type ring and ball, 2 tests
Range ambient to 200°C (392°F)
Display 5.7 inch color LCD with back light
Temperature sensor PT-100 in stainless steel sheath
Detection by a photo transmitter / receiver
Size / weight 230(W) × 470(D) × 440(H) mm / 15kg
Power consumption 1.5kW