VICAT Apparatus for consistency testing by settings of time and consistency of cement by the Vicat Method. Complete with consistency plunger, initial set needle, and final set needle. The apparatus consists of a metal frame with a sliding rod. An adjustable indicator moves over a graduated scale. The needle or plunger is attached to the bottom end of the rod to make up the test weight of 300g (Approx.). The frame is supplied without accessories, which have to be ordered separately depending on the requirement. Vicat test set Weight approx.: 3.45 kg
Vicat apparatus for consistency testing
- Vicat frame 1 Pcs
- Vicat mold 1 Pcs
- Consistency plunger 10 mm dia 1 Pcs
- Supporting glass plate 1 Pcs
- Initial needle 1.13 mm dia 1 Pcs
- Final needle 1.13 mm dia 1 Pcs
Why Use the VICAT apparatus in Civil Engineering:
Vicat apparatus is a penetration instrument that is used in the testing of hydraulic cement and similar goods to determine the normal or standard consistency. It Is also used to determine the initial setting time and final setting time of hydraulic cement and similar requisites.
Vicat apparatus is generally used to find out the required quantity of water to make a cement paste of normal or standard consistency.