|Standard||IS1208 - 1958,ASTM D 113,IP 32,55|
The apparatus consists of a water bath with a thermostatic heater. And circulating pumps to maintain uniform water temperature. One-half of the briquette molds is fixed on a carrier which slides over a rotating threaded shaft with a clutch. The motor and gears to rotate the shaft are housed in a cabinet fixed to a carrier move over a scale graduated from 0 – 110 cm X 1 mm fixed on the bath with “0” (Zero) of the scale towards the fixed plate side. The rotating shaft has 2 speeds of travel for the bracket, 5 cm/min and 1 cm/min, selected by a clutch. Water bath inside is aluminum. It is an insulated water bath. The water bath is provided with a drain. A heater with thermostatic control is fixed inside the water bath. Control switches for motor, stirrer, heater and indicator lamps are fixed at a convenient place on the water bath. Complete with three briquette molds and one base plate, all made of brass.