Needle Instrument according to Vicat – Model 1802


Manual Vicat needle device with a measuring point for determining the solidification behavior of binders, in particular:

  •  Cement according to EN 196, ASTM C 187 and ASTM C 191
  •  Mortar according to EN 480 and ASTM C 807


Working Principle

The drop rod is manually pulled upwards, adjusted by the scale and locked resp. released by a knurled screw. The different penetrators are also clamped resp. changed by a knurled screw. Additional weights can be placed directly onto the drop rod.

The exact test procedure is described within the respective standard.



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