Pressure Ageing Vessel PAV

For long term ageing conditioning of asphalt binder

EN 14769 | ASTM D6521 | AASHTO R28

Pressure Ageing Vessel PAV 81-PV2600
Pressure Ageing Vessel PAV and Vacuum Degassing Oven VDO
Precision assembled supporting rack for PAV
Detail of inclinable touch screen display
Pressure transducers calibration menu

Main Features

  • Platinum RTD temperature internal measurement to +/- 0.1° C
  • Freely selectable test temperatures from 80° to 120°C, PID controlled to +/- 0.5°C  
  • Efficient heating system allowing the test temperature to be achieved in one hour, exceeding the Standards' specification
  • Programmable pre-heating functions (limited to 60° C to avoid accidental burns during sample rack positioning) for time optimization
  • Pressure monitored by transducer and controlled to 2.1 +/- 0.1 MPa
  • User friendly software allows real time readout of vessel temperature and pressure
  • 6" colour touch screen reclinable display
  • Temperature and pressure calibrations performable by the user
  • Network ready for remote monitoring of the test status from PC, tablet or smartphone
  • CE and ASME certified pressure vessel
  • Electrically locked top cover, to avoid direct exposure of the pressure vessel during the test
  • Forced ventilation cooling system allowing quick cooling of sample rack to avoid accidental burn
  • Over temperature limit switch
  • Over pressure relief valve
  • tecnical specifications
    • Scroll the table
      • Working temperature range: 80 to 120° C
      • Temperature measurement: Platinum RDT with +/- 0.1 resolution
      • Testing time: up to 99 hours
      • Power: 1000 W
      • Dimensions, mm (l x w x h): 430 x 660 x 480
      • Weight (approx.): 90 kg
  • ordering info
    • 81-PV2600
      Pressure Ageing Vessel (PAV) conforming to ASTM D6521, AASHTO R28 and EN 14769.
      230 V, 50-60 Hz, 1 ph

      as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph

  • accessories
    • 81-PV2610
      Vacuum Degassing Oven (VDO).
      230 V, 50-60 Hz, 1 ph

      as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph

      Spare sample container (TFOT pan) for PAV

      Spare sample rack for PAV

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