break force test device / for asphalt / automatic / Fraass method
BPA 5 Anton Paar



  • Test type:

    break force

  • Test material:

    for asphalt

  • Operating mode:


  • Other characteristics:

    Fraass method


The BPA 5 automatic Fraass breaking point tester determines the brittle behavior of bitumen at low temperature.
A thin, flat steel plaque, coated with the sample, is flexed under specified conditions at a descending series of temperatures until a crack occurs. BPA 5 is suitable for bitumen and in combination with the optional BPACon software it can also be used for other non-standardized research applications.