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Vicat Apparatus

ASTM C 187- 191

Vicat Apparatus is designed to determine the initial and final setting time of cement and mortar paste.

Standard Configuration:

Vicat Apparatus comes complete with:

  • Initial-set needle, 1.0 mm dia
  • Consistency plunger 10 mm dia
  • Vicat mould 60/70 dia. X 40mm
  • Glass plate and thermometer

Dimensions (wxdxh): 150x220x440 mm

Weight: 3.5 kg

Modified Vicat Apparatus

Modified Vicat Apparatus is designed for testing of gypsum and monitoring of plaster paste, with additional weight 1000g for obtaining a total mass of all moving parts of 1115g.

Standard Configuration:

Modified Vicat Apparatus comes complete with:

  • 2 x conical plungers, 8 mm dia
  • 2 x Plexiglas plates 108 x 108 x 6 mm
  • 2 x Vicat moulds 65é75 mm dia

Conical plunger + weight = 115 g Mass of the moving parts

Supplementary weight: 1 kg including tripping device

Dimensions (wxdxh): 150x220x440 mm

Weight: 3.3 kg