DROPPING BALL APPARATUS
BS 4551; 6463-4
The dropping ball apparatus is used to measure the consistency of cement mortars, this allows a 25mm diameter acrylic ball to fall freely from 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
CM 0117 Dropping Ball apparatus
CM 0118 Ball Penetration measuring device with dial gauge 25×0.01mm