Penetrometer _ASTM D5


Compliance Standards

ASTM D5, ASTM D217, ASTM D937, ASTM D1321, AASTHO T-49, IP 50, IP 49, IP 179


  • Needle Penetration of Bituminous Materials ASTM D5; IP 49; DIN 52010
  • Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease ASTM D217; IP 50; ISO 2137; DIN 51804; FTM 791-311, FTM 791-313
  • Cone Penetration of Petrolatum ASTM D937; IP 179; ISO 2137; DIN 51580
  • Needle Penetration of Petroleum Waxes ASTM D1321; IP 376; DIN 51579
  • Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease Using One-Quarter and One-Half Scale Cone Equipment ASTM D1403; IP 310; ISO 2137; DIN 51804

Salient Features

  • Fully Automatic operational Design
  • Compact design and rugged construction ensures long service life
  • Compact design also facilitates easy transport for field applications.
  • Sturdy cast iron base provides excellent support
  • Digital Alphanumerical LCD touch screen display with keyboard (LCD Make : Schneider Electric)
  • Optoelectronically depth detection & measurement through imported optoelectronic sensor
  • Automatically timed programmable penetration
  • Motorized placement of penetrator on sample surface
  • Penetrometer arm automatically comes back to its home position at the end of 5 seconds penetration test
  • In-built Facility to tare and reset the measurement results
  • Display resolution of penetration depth in tenths of units (0.01mm)
  • Magnifying lens for adjusting needle tip/cone tip exactly on the sample surface
  • Low voltage Illuminator mounted on flexible arms to assist an operator during testing
  • Built-in spirit level and leveling screws to ensure proper alignment
  • Weight of the Needle/Cone and plunger match the criteria of ASTM and IP requirements.
  • Large, removable base accommodates grease worker cups and other ASTM and non-standard sample containers
  • Complete selection of penetrometer cones, needles and accessories for petroleum products testing and for a wide range of other applications (See optional accessories)
  • Supplied complete with Needle/cone, container and applicable weight

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