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Shatter Index VSI

Shatter Index VSI


  • 1.1 General information

    The equipment consists of an ejection mechanism to drop a rammed specimen of moulding sand from a fixed height on to an anvil kept on the standard sieve.

  • 1.2 General Usage

    This equipment is used for to determine the Shatter Index of moulding sand.

  • 1.3 Product Data

    Product Name:

    Shatter Index

    Product Code:


    Order Reference Code:


    Electrical Supply Required:

    Not Required


    Electrical Plug:

    Not Applicable

    Typical Maximum Current:

    Not Applicable

    Compressed air Supply:

    Not Required



    Not Applicable


    390x720x2432mm (WXBXH)

    Packing Dimensions:

    590x500x500mm  (Box 1) 490x400x400mm  (Box 2)

    890x200x200mm  (Box 3)

    2110x130x130mm (Box 4)

    Net Weight:

    Approximately 48 kg

    Gross Weight:

    Approximately 55 kg


    Factory Default

    Measuring Range:

    Not Applicable

    Traceable to:

    Manufacturers Standards

    Least Count:

    Not Applicable

    Specimen Requirements:

    Compression type specimen

    Operating Temperature:

    0-50 degree Celsius

    Testing Standards:

    BIS: Standard

    AFS: Optional

    Calibration Frequency:

    4500 nos. of Testing Cycles or Once in Year

  • 2.1 Scope of supply

    • Shatter Index.
    • Set of sieves & Sieve Separator.
    • Working condition certificate.
    • Instruction manual.
  • 3.1 Recommended pre-requisite equipment

    Sand Splitter : To get representative sample

    Specimen preparation equipment to make a standard AFS or Metric Compression specimen.

  • 4.1 Recommended Calibration kits


  • 4.2 Recommended attachments


  • 4.3 Alternative equipment


  • 5.1 Consumables


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