EN 1427; ASTM D36; AASHTO E53; ASTM D2172
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General description

The Ring and Ball method of determining the softening point bituminous materials.

The softening point is considered to the temperature of the fluid when the ball penetrates the specimens and touches the lower plate.

This test method covers the determination of the softening point of bitumen in the range from 30°C to 157°C immersed in the distilled water, USP glycerin, or ethylene glycol

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AS 0132 Softening Point (Ring and Ball) Apparatus complete with all accessories.


AS 0132-1 Rings with collars, pack of 2

AS 0132-2 Thermometer ASTM 150C IP 600C

AS 0132-3 Thermometer ASTM 160C IP 610C

AS 0132-4 Balls, pack of 50

AS 0132-5 Pyrex Glass Jar, 600ml