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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The melt flow index (MFI) is the mass flow rate, in units of g/10 min, of a HIPS melt that flows through a plastometer capillary when forced by a piston loaded with constant weight.
The contract is to select a supplier for supply and commissioning plastometer for splast sp.
ASTM, ASTM DI238 Standard Test Method for Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer, Book of ASTM Standards (2013).
The Cflow is an extrusion plastometer from Zwick which has been added alongside the Mflow and Aflow instruments (British Plastics & Rubber, February 2010, page 7).
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.
Atlas MF12 Melt Flow Indexer is an extrusion plastometer for determining the flow rate of thermoplastics and characterizing new polymers.
The Melt Flow Index test was performed by using Tinius Olsen MP600M extrusion plastometer USA.
The subject of the public contract is plastometer discharge (melt-indexer) - capillary plastometer for measuring the viscosity of the polymer melt.
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 subject of the public contract is a discharge plastometer and weather station.
An extrusion plastometer, more commonly referred to as a melt indexer, is used to determine the MFI of virgin, compounded, and post-processed thermoplastics.