Tinius Olsen

TO-394 - Vicat Apparatus

Series: TO-394
Vicat Apparatus

Features

The Vicat Apparatusconsists of Vicat mould, glass plate, initial and final needle, mild steel baseplate, and Vicat split mold.


Application

The test is used to determine the quantity of water required to produce a cement paste of “standard” consistency; standard consistency is attained when the 10mm plunger of the Vicat apparatus penetrates the cement paste to a predetermined depth under free-fall.

A new sample is prepared and tested with initial and final needles in accordance with the procedure detailed in the standard being used. The Vicat Apparatus consists of Vicat mould, glass plate, initial and final needle, mild steel baseplate, and Vicat split mold.

TO-394


Technical Specification