VICAT NEEDLE APPARATUS WITH DASHPOT:
AS PER IS: 4031, 2645, 2542 (Part-I), 1727, 5513 and 712, BS: 12, 146, 915, 1370, 4027, 4246, 4248. AASHO - T 129, E 131.
This instrument is used for determining the normal consistency and setting times of cement and ’A’ Class limes.
General Description and Specifications:
Consist of a metallic frame bearing a movable rod with cap at one end and a VICAT mould 70 mm in dia at the base, 50 mm at the top and 40 mm high and with a glass base plate consistency plunger, initial and final setting needles in a nice jewellery case. With dashpot to facilitate the gentle lowering of the needle.
Mild steel base plate 5 inches x 5 inches. Fulcrum mould, brass, 70mm I.D. base dia x 60mm I.D. top dia, 40mm height.