Ring and Ball​


IP 58-B


Softening Point of Bitumen (Ring and Ball Apparatus)

This test method covers the determination of the softening point of bitumen in the range from 30 to 157°C (86 to 315°F) using the ring and ball apparatus immersed in distilled water (30 to 80°C), USP glycerine (above 80 to 157°C), or ethylene glycol (30 to 110°C).


Art. LT/RB-217000-B/M

Ring and Ball Apparatus ASTM D36


  • Pyrex® jar ∅ 85 × 130 mm

  • Two-places brass cage adjustable in height

  • 2 hardened steel balls ∅ 9.5 mm

  • 2 rings with collar for centring the balls

  • Heating device unit and motor stirrer


Power Supply

220Vac 50/60 Hz



cm 40 × 40 × 60



kg 5



LAB-100-005: h.r. gloves

LAB-102-170/1: ring and collar IP-1

LAB-102-170/2: ring and collar IP-2

LAB-102-170/3: rings IP-3

T-AS15C: thermometer ASTM 15C - IP 60C

T-AS15F: thermometer ASTM 15F

T-AS16C: thermometer ASTM 16C - IP 61C

T-AS16F: thermometer ASTM 16F


Spare Parts

LAB-102-170/B: ring and ball set

LAB-102-171: test balls

LAB-102-172: Pyrex® jar

LAB-102-173: cage

LAB-102-174: rings ASTM

LAB-102-175: collar ASTM


CE marked



Ring & Ball

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