Material Testing Laboratory Equipment

Fraas Breaking Point Apparatus (UTB-0257)

SKU: UTB-0257 Category:

Bitumen and Bituminous Binders

StandardsEN 12593

Product Codes:

UTB-0257Fraas Breaking Point Apparatus
UTB-0258Stainless Steel Plaque for UTB-0257 (pack of 10)


  • The UTB-0257 Breaking Point Apparatus is used to determine the breaking point of solid and semisolid bitumen.
  • The Fraas Breaking Point is the temperature at which bitumen first becomes brittle, as indicated by the appearance of cracks when a thin film of bitumen on a metal plaque is cooled and flexed in accordance with specified conditions.
  • The apparatus consists of a bending device, a plaque made of springly stainless steel 41x20x0.15 mm, a cooling device, a thermometer IP 42 C, a plate and stand.
Dimensions100x100x300 mm
Weight (approx.)3 kg

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