A metallic heating block is provided with holes to receive three capillary tubes and a stem type thermometer. The body is finished in stoving enamel paint. The apparatus can measure melting point upto 350oC. The block is heated by superior heating elements and temp. is controlled by a heating regulator. A shadowless lamp has been provided to illuminate the capillaries and focusable magnifier facilitates in observations. The whole unit is housed in a aluminium cast casing and provided with a control panel. Provided with indicator lamps,heat energy regulator, on-off switch, cord-plug etc. the equipment is to work on 220 V AC 50 Hz single phase. Supplied without thermometer & capillaries.