Needle Instrument according to Vicat – Model 1807


Determination of the initiation of stiffening of gypsum in accordance with DIN EN 13279 Part 2 and ASTM C191.

Analysis of the setting behavior of dental gypsum in accordance with DIN EN 26873.

  • Gips nach EN 13279 und ASTM C 472
  • Dentalgips nach EN 26873



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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