Ring and Ball Test Unit – 21001-2

The Ring and Ball Test Unit provides simple equipment to determine the softening point of a sample using the ring and ball method.

A steel ball is placed upon a disc of a sample contained within a metal ring. The assembly is heated in a bath and the temperature is taken when the sample softens enough to allow the ball to fall through the ring.

Methods: ASTM D36, IP 58, BS EN 1427 & BS 2000-58, ISO 5940-2


  • Simple equipment to determine softening point
  • Two ring holder
  • Rectangular base plate, thermometer support plate and two support pillars

Supplied with:
Two-ring holder
Rectangular base plate
Thermometer support plate
Two support pillars

CCCN CODE Tariff 90249000