Title: Standard Test Methods for Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle
Standard which defines procedure, minimum requirements for testing equipments for determination of setting time according with Vicat needle method, instructions related with sample preparation and the calculations needed for reaching the appropriate results of VICAT test.
Two methods explained, A method for manual procedure and B method for automatic determination of setting time.
The objective of this test is to determine the setting time of hydraulic ement using the VICAT needle procedure.
AUTOVICAT equipment is an automatic solution to perform in a reliable, repetitive, accurate and easy way the VICAT test according to ASTM C191 and EN 196-3