Peter Rassloff Instruments & Services (Cape) CC.

 PRIS Cement Instruments


Tel: +27 (0)11 425 1151 /  +27 (0)11 425 3948

+27 (0)11 425 1839 

Roaming Cell: 

+27 (0)82 4666 469 Maria


We have relocated our Cape Town offices and are now only working from our Johannesburg office

Setting Time


Automatic Vicat with Printer


  • LCD-display
  • spill resistant keyboard
  • measuring value recording
  • fix programmable test geometries, free adjustable
  • immersion times: 1-99 sec., free adjustable
  • hold-time: 15-9999 sec.
  • 20 test procedures, programmable
  • electrical connections: 230 V/50 Hz; 0, 25 kW
  • Connects up to 20 devices

Automatic Vicat Apparatus


The Vicatronic apparatus, that is designed and manufactured using the most recent and sophisticated technology, is used for the initial and final setting time determination of cements or mortar pastes.

The entire test is made in a fully automatic way and gives a very precise and repeatable result. The results are printed on the incorporated printer and this eliminates the manual operations of installing and zeroing the paper graph on the drum

Manual Vicat


The Manual Vicat is supplied with a Plunger, An Initial- and Final setting time needle

Determine setting time


Vicat Apparatus, Computer Controlled


Computer-controlled Vicat needle apparatus with six (6) 2" x 3" test stations positioned in a rectangular water bath. The Computer-controlled, Vicat Apparatus can be used to determine the initial and final setting time of cement, mortar pastes and gypsum. This six-station apparatus automatically monitors the setting process and provides output curves of the process.


86 Pretoria road, Rynfield, Block 1,
Benoni, 1501