Model BP2 (click to
The samples are
immersed in a solution to drop the temperature. After
three minutes at the desired temperature, the samples
are hit with a striker of prescribed radius and
speed. The operator then inspects the samples to see
how many have failed.
The instrument has a
built-in temperature controller, and with the
optional liquid nitrogen control, allows the
operator the ability to change the temperature and
get to the new temperature quickly and accurately.
The Sample Holding
Fixture can hold up to ten samples at one time. The
amount of energy can be measured after each test to
ensure consistent test results.
The instrument is
manufactured of stainless steel, anodized aluminum
and Epaint to ensure durability and longevity while
maintaining an attractive look.
The BP2 requires a
table area of 2' wide x 2' deep. An overhead
clearance of 3' is recommended for the calibration
The instrument runs on
110 volts 15 amp AC power, and a supply of liquid
nitrogen set at 22 psi if the liquid nitrogen option
is selected. It is also recommended that all
precautions be taken with regard to the setup and
handling of the liquid nitrogen and the resulting
The instrument comes
complete with the test fixture, temperature chamber
and calibration tube as noted in Annex A1. Options
include the LN2 control, Sample Cutting Die, Torque
Wrench and Sample Guide fixture.