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PRESSURE AGING VESSEL PAV

PRESSURE AGING VESSEL (PAV)

AASHTO PP1 95-98 and Present Standards ASTM D 6521 SHRP

Description

This Pressure Aging Vessel (PAV) is designed to SHRP/AASHTO PPI 95-98 PP1 and Present Standards.

A complete PAV system consists of an ASME Code Pressure Vessel enclosed in a stainless steel cabinet, a digital pressure gauge, an elapsed time meter, an error timer meter, and a programmable temperature controller that monitors the activities of pressure, sample temperature, and time.

Features

  • Rotating vessel lid for easy use - No lifting
  • Meets and Exceeds AASHTO 95 to Present AASHTO Standard
  • Compact bench-top unit for tables
  • Integral Vessel/Oven Design
  • Operating pressure: 2.1 0.05 MPa (304 psi)
  • Temperature Range: 60C to 120C Uniform within 0.5C
  • Time to setpoint temp: 3 hours from ambient
  • Vertical loading with fixture Parallel within 0.002 inches
  • Capacity: 10 specimens
  • Error Times are typically less than 10% of current standards
  • Platinum RTD temperature measurement 0.1C
  • Built-in timer accumulates OUT OF RANGE time during 20 hour test

  • Safety Features Include: Redundant (ASME) Over-Temperature Protection and Over-Pressure Protection
  • Accurate, reliable, and ease of operation
  • Power requirements: 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz standard, 115 VAC, 50/60 Hz optional



  • PRESSURE AGING VESSEL PAV

    A source of compressed air (310 psi minimum) and a pressure regulator are required to operate the pressure aging vessel.

    Includes ten AASHTO T-179 pans and holder for placement inside pressure vessel.