Pressure Aging Vessel (PAV 9300)


Prentex takes pride in supplying one of the only PAV systems that meets all technological standards requirements. The PAV 9300 can provide you with dependable quality, efficient performance, and the precision results that your organization demands. Energy efficient and easy to maintain, the PAV 9300 can be shipped complete to your work site for easy set up.

The PAV 9300 offers numerous features that ensure quality results every time. Made out of precision stainless steel, this pressure vessel meets all safety standards and apparatus requirements. Space efficient and user-friendly, the PAV 9300 also comes with the best customer support should you need it.

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The PAV 9300 is sure to be of great help to you in the binder aging process. Fully automated, easy to use, and efficient, the PAV 9300 is guaranteed to provide precise results. The only PAV system on the market that meets all apparatus requirements, the PAV 9300 comes with a variety of features that help to get the job done right, every time.

Sturdy and Well Designed Structure

The structure of the PAV 9300 is just one factor that contributes to the efficiency and productivity of the system. Features include:

  • A 100% stainless steel pressure vessel, registered with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors
  • A hinged and bolted PAV cover and compact stainless steel cabinet designed to fit against the wall, in a corner, and under overhead shelves.
  • Precision stainless steel sample racks
  • Space Efficiency: the PAV 9300 weighs under 180 pounds and occupies only 650 mm by 430 mm of space. The PAV 9300 requires only 790mm of overhead clearance.

Energy Efficient

The PAV 9300 operates using almost any standard electrical supply and is so efficient that it actually saves energy.

  • Requires no special wiring
  • Draws less than 525 watts during warm up and less than 60 watts of electricity when at a stable temperature.
  • Is available in 100-125 volt, 10 Amp versions and 208-252, 5 Amp versions
  • Is the only PAV system available that can operate with a standard back up supply during a power outage.

Safe and Supported

The PAV 9300 system meets all suggested safety requirements and is easy to maintain, especially with our customer support policies.

  • Meets all AASHTO and ASTM apparatus requirements
  • Cannot operate in excess of its design limits
  • Is supported by both telephone and fax troubleshooting teams, so that problems can be easily corrected on site.
  • Comes with a one-year parts and workmanship guarantee
PAV 9300 PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONThe Prentex PAV 9300 performs accelerated aging of your asphalt binder samples.  It will give you the best results while saving you time and aggravation.  Itç—´ easy-to-use design and space-saving construction makes the PAV 9300 one of the best PAV machines out there.  And it is the only system that meets all AASHTO (SHRP) and ASTM requirements, which means it is designed with your safety in mind.

The PAV 9300 is so easy to use because it completely automates the aging process.  The PAV 9300 is controlled by the 9300 SC System Controller, which means it’s easier for you to age your asphalt binder samples.  The 9300 SC System Controller automatically pressurizes the PAV vessel and prompts you when it’s primed and ready to use.  It also stores temperature and pressure data for later use.

Made out of 100% stainless steel, the PAV 9300 is one of the most durable systems available.  The pressure vessel meets standards accepted throughout North America and numerous countries worldwide.  Space and energy efficient, the PAV 9300 operates from a standard 100 to 125 volt, 10 Amp outlet or from a 208 to 252 volt, 5 Amp outlet.  Weighing just under 180 pounds, the PAV 9300 can be stored on any laboratory table top, and even under overhead shelving.

The PAV 9300 is well supported with a one-year warranty on parts and workmanship. Additionally, an economical back-up power supply, calibration kit/tools, and other instruments to maintain the unit and perform normal operations are available from Prentex.

Prentex 9300 Technical Specification Notes

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