OL500 Ring and Ball

Softening point of bitumen, bituminous binders, hot coatings, tar, tall oil rosins, waxes, polymeric resins.

  1. General Details

    Measuring Ring & Ball Principle:

    The sample is heated in a liquid bath respecting the heating rate prescribed by the standards test methods. During this procedure the product gradually become softer and when the test ball fall a distance of 25 mm the softening point is determined.


    Measuring Ring & Ball Devices:

    • Testing unit equipped with 2 steel balls 9.5mm Ø 3.5 gr
    • Mechanical ring holder and assembly, made of brass, support for 2 test rings, centering guide
    • Heating plate
    • Heat resistant glass Beaker, 800 ml capacity
    • Automatic falling ball detection system by video camera
  2. Techical Info
    Temperature Range0°C … +250°C
    Precision0.06 °C
    Repeatability± 0.1 °C
    Heating
    Cooling
    Electrical heater
    Fan w/air pressure
    RequirementsTemperature: Max 35°C
    Power220V ± 15% / 50 to 60 Hz

    115V ± 15% / 60 Hz

    Weight25 Kg
    Dimensions (WxDxH)48 x 30 x 52 cm
  3. Standards
    • ASTM E28
    • ASTM D36
    • EN 1427
    • IP 58
    • ISO 4625
    • DIN 52011
    • NF T 66-008
    • AASHTO T53
    • JIS K2207
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