Cooper Research Technology’s New Generation Pressure Aging Vessel (CRT-PAV1) uses heated, pressurised air to simulate long-term oxidative aging of asphalt binders. The PAV consist of an ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and CE certified stainless steel pressure vessel, steel cabinet with encased band heaters, and integral pressure measurement control.
This state of the art system meets ASTM D6521, AASHTO R28, and EN 14769 requirements and includes a platinum RTD device to ensure accurate temperature resolution and uniformity. A pressure relief valve and high- temperature thermal shut-down are included as standard safety features. A USB port located on the front of the unit allows the user to easily store test data and upgrade software if necessary.
The CRT-PAV1 Pressure Aging Vessel uses a Touch-screen controller with front panel user interface for complete control and monitoring of all test processes. The system has an operating pressure range of 2.1 ±0.1mPa and temperature range of
80°—115°C, with resolution of 0.1°C.
This easy-to-use system completes a test in three easy steps:
Set the temperature and pressure
Press the start button
The CRT-PAV1 includes a set of ten TFOT specimen pans, a precision anodized aluminum sample holder with lifting handle, and a specimen handling tool. Additional TFOT pans can be ordered as necessary. Bottled compressed air with a pressure of at least 325psi (2.24mPa) and a regulator must be sourced locally.
State-of-the-art system meets ASTM D6521, AASHTO R28, and EN 14769 requirements
Includes touch screen controller with front panel user interface with easy to use step-through operation
Bench top unit with integral vessel/oven design with top opening door
CE certified vertical stainless steel pressure vessel with encased band heaters and integral pressure
measurement and control
Thermo Regulation: Proportional control with integral and derivative function
Platinum RTD Temperature measurement
Includes 10 specimen pans
Precision anodized aluminum sample holder
Includes specimen handling tool
The CRT-PAV1 Pressure Aging Vessel uses an easy to use Touch-screen controller with front panel user interface for complete control and monitoring of all test processes.
Accessories are not included in the price of main device (unless stated otherwise) and may be purchased separately if required.