Highway Sustainability Research Center - CENCollege of Engineering 

Asphalt Cement (Binder) Equipment

TA Instruments AR2000 Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)

Features & Benefits

Used to determine the dynamic shear modulus and phase angle of asphalt binder when tested in dynamic shear.
For more information, please visit TA Instruments.

Prentex Pressure Aging Vessel (PAV)

Features & Benefits

Used to age (oxidize) asphalt binders by means of pressurized air and elevated temperature.
For more information, please visit Prentex.

Despatch Rolling Thin Film Oven (RTFO)

Features & Benefits

Used to measure the effect of heat and air on a moving film of asphalt binder.
For more information, please visit Despatch.

Brookfield Thermosel Digital Rheometer

Features & Benefits

Measures fluid parameters of shear stress and viscosity at given shear rates of asphalt binders
For more information, please visit Brookfield.

Instron Model 5525 AsphaltPro Direct Tension Testing System

Features & Benefits

Tests specimens of asphalt binder material to study the behavior of the material at low temperatures
Applies a direct tension test for the study of the stress-strain characteristics of the binder test material
For more information, please visit Instron.

Thermolyne NCAT Asphalt Content Tester Series 1087

Features & Benefits

Used to determine the asphalt content of a sample by loss on ignition
Software identifies the endpoint of ignition and indicates the completion of the test
Applies a direct tension test for the study of the stress-strain characteristics of the binder test material
For more information, please visit Barnstead Thermolyne.


 Last Updated On: 11/16/06

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