Bending Beam Rheometer BBR

Determination of flexural creep stiffness

ASTM D6648 | AASHTO T313 | EN 14771

Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR) 81-PV5902
Detail of Bending Beam Rheometer
Calibration hardware kit with carrying case

Main Features

  • Durable, corrosion-resistant construction
  • Computerized control, data acquisition and analysis
  • PID temperature controller with digital display
  • Two independent platinum RTDs for precise temperature control
  • Mechanically-refrigerated cooling bath with environmentally-safe non-CFC coolant
  • Integral LVDT and temperature compensated load cell for accurate test results
  • Includes complete calibration kit with carrying case
  • Includes ASTM/AASHTO-compliant specimen moulds
  • PC and software included
  • tecnical specifications
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      Models 81-PV5902
       to Standard
      ASTM D6648
      AASHTO T313
      EN 14771
      Machine control by PC (included) with dedicated software
      Load Frame Integral stainless steel frictionless construction
      Loading shaft In-line stailess steel with blunt point
      Test Load Variable test range from 0 to 200 g standard.
      System maintains required test load to within ±0.5 g throughout the  test cycle
      Test Cycle Times Cycle times for pre-load, recovery, and test load are completely operator- adjustable
      Load cell 500 g (temperature-compensated)
      Mechanical overload
      Test weights Calibrated and traceable
      Sample supports 25 mm (0.98 in.) diameter stainless steel spaced
      101.6 mm (4.00 in.) apart
      LVDT displacement
      6.35 mm (0.25 in.) calibrated range to provide 2 μm resolution throughout testing and verification range
      Testing Software Features Large on-screen display of load, displacement and bath temperature provides ease of setup and operation. Real-time displacement, loading, and temperature graphs are displayed during the test cycle and can be re-scaled as needed for easy viewing
      Cooling Unit Included (non-CFC refrigerant)
      Recommended Cooling
      Bath fluid
      Non-flammable ethylene glycol mixture
      Operating temperature Ambient to -40° C (-40°F)
      Temperature Measurement Platinum RTD
      Compressed air requirement 0.34 MPa (50 psi) clean, dry air supply required
      Weight approx. 115 kg
  • ordering info
    • 81-PV5902
      Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR)
      230 V, 50-60 Hz, 1 ph.

      As above but 115V, 50-60 Hz, 1 ph.
  • accessories
    • 81-PV059/1
      Extra aluminium beam mould. Set of five.

      Set of 36 plastic strips for BBR specimen moulds.

      Air Compressor


      Laboratory air compression, 10 bar max. pressure, 8 bar for continuous use. 50 liters capacity. 230V, 50Hz, 1ph.

      Laboratory air compression, 10 bar max. pressure, 8 bar for continuous use. 50 liters capacity. 220V, 60Hz, 1ph.

      Laboratory air compression, 10 bar max. pressure, 8 bar for continuous use. 50 liters capacity. 110V, 60Hz, 1ph.

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