Concrete Filter Press and accessories

Concrete Filter Press and accessories

Concrete Filter Press and accessories
for determining the water retention ability of fresh concrete under pressure
CodeCE562
Approx. Weight (kg)11.6
Tariff90278080
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Concrete filter press consisting of:

  • Test sieve
  • 50ml Plastic measuring cylinder
  • 250ml Plastic measuring cup
  • 250mm Aluminium laboratory shovel 
  • Digital stopwatch
  • Filter paper (100 pieces per pack)

Measuring principle

The applied pressure for carrying out the test with the CE562 Concrete Filter Press was set to 5 bar, which is kept constant over a period of 5 minutes. Depending on the requirements and experience, it may be necessary to screen the coarse-grained concrete to be examined to a maximum of 8 mm. According to internal experience, this screening can usually be dispensed with up to a maximum diameter of 20 mm.

Measured data

Due to the numerous experiences with the CE562 concrete fi lter press and in particular the international application, a matrix has now been created which refl ects the following guide values for the fresh concrete stability of the special deep-casting concrete:

Filtration water

 

  • High requirements ≤ 22 ml
  • Medium requirements ≤ 40 ml
  • Low requirements ≤ 60 ml

Filter cake

The filter cake produced in the test provides additional information on the suitability of the fresh concrete. A low filter cake height and a soft filter cake is advantageous.

Weight:

net: 11.6kg 

gross: 13.3kg