Penetrometer, Fully Automatic

EN 1426 | ASTM D5 | AASHTO T49 | JIS K 2207 | IP 49 | DIN 52210 | AFNOR T66-004 | ASTM D217

Pivot Fully Automatic Penetrometer
Standard outfit of the penetrometer
Rear connections: USB, LAN and power supply
Adjustable inclination of the touch screen display
Detail of the starting point determination in the digital water bath
Calibration of the contactless displacement transducer
Test settings
Graphical real time display of the penetration tests
Standard needle and weights supplied with the penetrometer
Standard penetration cone 81-B0115

Main Features

  • Fully automatic operation. The entire test cycle is automatically performed by simply pressing the start button on the touch screen display.
  • Automatic zero point determination to eliminate any operator error during needle positioning.
  • Penetration measurement via contactless displacement transducer, with 0.01 mm resolution.
  • Real time display of penetration/time curve.
  • tecnical specifications
    • Scroll the table
      • Programmable reference positions for holder assemby: 8
      • Programmable penetration time: 0-9999 sec
      • Programmable delay time: 0-999 sec
      • Penetration range: 0-50 mm
      • Penetration resolution: 0.01 mm
      • Tests simultaneously displayed: up to 6
      • Languages: English or Italian 
      • Connections: USB port for test database and Lan port for PC connection
      • Overall dimensions (wxdxh): 360x410x680 mm
      • Weight approx.: 18 Kg
  • ordering info
    • 81-PV0103
      PIVOT Automatic Penetrometer, microprocessor controlled
      - Fully automatic test cycle including rapid approach and zero point determination.
      - Penetration range: 0-50 mm with 0.01 resolution, measured with contactless displacement transducer.
      - Intuitive and easy to use touch screen display (640 x 480 px).
      - Real time display of penetration/time curve.
      - USB Port for test database and LAN port for PC connection.
      - Supplied with USB flash drive and outfit for penetration of bituminous materials: needle, needle holder, 50 g weight,150 g additional weight and 6 containers.
      110-230V, 50-60 Hz, 1ph 
  • accessories
    • Penetrometer needles

      Penetrometer needle, 2.5  ± 0.05 g. Fully hardened, tempered and polished stainless steel. Conforming to ASTM D5 and EN 1426. Supplied complete with conformity certificate.                              

      Penetrometer needles,  2.5  ± 0.05 g. Fully hardened, tempered and polished stainless steel. Conforming to ASTM D5 and EN 1426. Supplied complete with conformity certificate. Set of 3 pieces

      Verified penetrometer needle 2.5 ± 0.5 g. Fully hardened, tempered and polished stainless steel. Conforming to ASTM D5 and EN 1426. Supplied complete with official UKAS Verification Certificate

      Standard penetration cone conforming to ASTM D217 and EN 13880-2

      Sample cups

      Sample cup, dia. 55x35 mm. Set of 6 pieces

      Sample cup, dia. 70x45 mm. Set of 6 pieces

      Glass transfer dish

      Glass transfer dish with support, 100 mm dia. x  100 mm high.


      IP 38 C Thermometer, range from +23 to +26 °C, 0.1 °C graduation.

      EN thermometer, range from +19 to +27 °C, 0.1 °C graduation, type ASTM 17C.

      EN thermometer, range from -8 to +32 °C, 0.1 °C graduation, type ASTM 63C.

      Digital circulation water bath with cooling unit

      Thermostatically controlled digital water bath with cooling system and conditioning vessel. 230V, 50-60Hz, 1ph.
      Provides water at the required temperature (25 ± 0.1 °C) to perform the penetration test. The apparatus consists of a water bath fitted with heater, water cooler, digital thermoregulator, cylindrical vessel with cooling coil and connections.

      As above but 110V, 60Hz, 1ph.

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