DROPPING BALL APPARATUS

BS 4551; 6463-4
Main features
General description

The dropping ball apparatus is used to measure the consistency of cement mortars, this allows a 25mm diameter acrylic ball to fall freely from a standard height of 250mm into a brass ring mold containing a mortar specimen with a carefully prepared surface.

The depth of the ball penetration into the mortar gives the specimen consistency.

The apparatus consists of a dropping device mounted on a stand, acrylic ball and a 100mm diameter x 25mm deep mold.

The base of the stand is machined with a chrome finish

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Technical specifications

Ordering info

CM 0136 Dropping Ball apparatus

CM 0137 Ball Penetration measuring device with dial gauge 25×0.01mm