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Penetrometer Apparatus

Penetrometer Apparatus
Penetrometer Apparatus
Product Code : SS912
Brand Name : SCISOL
Product Description

 Penetrometer Apparatus

Penetration test on a wide variety of materials such as grease, Petroleum, Bitumen, Tar, Wax, Polish, food stuff, Rubber asphalts and pharmaceuticals Creams.

Main Components:
  • Two samples containers made of aluminum
  • Head support mounted on a vertical rod
  • Rack and pinion and pointer


  • A given force is applied over a given salutation of a millimeter size and expressed as penetration.

  • The penetration is the distance in millimeter that a standard needle penetrates vertically into a sample of the material under fixed conditions of loading time and temperature.

  • Needle tip takes sample of it and incorporates a slipping clutch mechanism which makes reading of penetration possible.

  • Resetting of a sample and accurate operation.

  • The dial is graduated from 0-400 in on tenth millimeter sub division.

  • Instrument measures the reading on round dial fitted on an aluminum painted stand having adjustable penetration needle, holder sample container and transfer dish.