The apparatus consists of a metallic frame bearing a freely movable and with a cap at top, one vicat mould and glass base plate and one set of needles one each initial needle, final needle and consistency plunger. It comes with a dashpot which facilities gentle lowering of the needles.
Accessories: Mild steel base plate 5 inches x 5 inches. Fulcrum mould , brass , 80 mm i.d. base dia x 70 mm i.d. top dia , 40 mm height.
- Normally set of needles and mould which meet is requirements as per I.S. 5513 are supplied. While ordering please specify the specification code of the instrument required.
- Vicat needle apparatus for determining consistency of hydraulic cement. Gypsum plaster, lime etc. As per ASTM C 187-58 C 472-62 C 110-58, IS 2542(Part-1) can also be supplied.