plastometer


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plastometer

[pla′stäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
Instrument used to determine the flow properties of a thermoplastic resin by forcing molten resin through a specified die opening or orifice at a given pressure and temperature.
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Instead of traditional heating sleeves Zwick Extrusion Plastometers use heating elements which have been adapted to the thermal requirements of the test barrel and instrument casing.
The Aflow extrusion plastometer uses cutting-edge force, instead of the usual weights, to control stepless adjustment of test loads up to 50 kg and deliver faster, more reliable melt index determination, the company says, and the roboTest H robotic testing system delivers automated Charpy or Izod impact tests on room-temperature and cooled plastics specimens with "safe, reliable transport of the specimen to the support, together with automatic specimen alignment and hammer release.
experimental laboratory for research on properties of plastics will be instrumented to determine the physico-chemical properties, such as plastometer.
The MFI was measured using a MP 600 model extrusion plastometer (Tinius Olsen), with a die length of 8 mm and a die diameter of 2.
On display this month at NPE2012 in Orlando is the new MP1200 extrusion plastometer from Tinius Olsen, Horsham, Pa.
The Zwick Roell Group, Ulm, Germany, has introduced a new extrusion plastometer to its Xflow series, the "Aflow," which delivers rapid, convenient determination of melt index values, the company says.
The melt flow index (MFI) of PA12 and PA12--CNT powders was measured using a Tinius Olsem[R] MP600 Extrusion Plastometer at 220[degrees]C with a 2.
An extrusion plastometer, more commonly referred to as a melt indexer, is used to determine the MFI of virgin, compounded, and post-processed thermoplastics.
In plastics compounding, product melt flow rate (MFR) is frequently one of the quality control variables and it is usually measured off-line using an extrusion plastometer.
16 kg) measurements in a Davenport plastometer (GOTECH, Taiwan), according to ASTM D 1238.
The new Aflow extrusion plastometer (melt indexer) from Zwick Roell (U.
Standard Test Method forlor Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer, ASTM Book of Standards, Volume 8.