Ring and Ball Apparatus

Ring and Ball Apparatus

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.

Softening Point Apparatus

  • Conforms to ASTM D36 and related specifications

Consists of 800mL beaker, 2 standard balls, shouldered rings, ball centring guides, ring holder, bottom plate and beaker cover with support rods. Order thermometer and heater separately.

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

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Weight: 4 lbs (1.8kg)

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