Advanced Melt Flow System

Introduction

The 6MPCA is the most advanced digital model offered within the Ray-Ran range of melt flow index testers. The operating procedure is simple to undertake using its on-board advanced microprocessor technology. The large LCD provides onscreen instructions, reducing user error, and test parameters are easily entered via the keypad. The apparatus can accurately determine results for MFR, MVR and Density at test temperature.

ASTM D 1238 Method A, ASTM D 1238 Method B Melt Flow Indexer, ASTM D 3364, BS 2782-7, DIN 53735, ISO 1133
Plastic Testing
Plastics and Resins
Melt Flow Index Testers

To conduct a test, molten polymer is extruded through a closely controlled orifice (die) from the apparatus using user set test parameters of temperature and pressure produced by a dead weight system.  Rotary encoder technology accurately determines piston displacement as the polymer is extruded and automatically starts the test when the piston is in the critical zone for testing.


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Simple parameters are entered, such as user names, material reference numbers and batch numbers, which are stored in lists for future recall and results presentation.  Other parameters, which are user defined, and multi slicing and hi - lo limits.  The multi slicing feature of the tester makes flow curve analysis instantly recognizable when the results are downloaded to the supplied software.  The operator inputs data for the amount of slices to be made during the setup process and the microprocessor accurately records the MFR result at each slid during the test.  For quality control purposes the unit microprocessor can be set with High and Low limits which are clearly defined when the results are downloaded to a PC showing the user instantly if the material is a pass or fail.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Electronic temperature controller with dual zone heating
  • Temperature accurate to +/- 0.1 ˚C, range 0 to 400˚C and resolution +/- 0.01 ˚C
  • Digital encoder accurate to +/- 0.02mm
  • Multi slicing feature for accurate flow curve analysis
  • Test die, piston, 2.16kg test weight, filling and cleaning tools, and software included as standard
  • Conforms to ASTM D1238, ASTM d3364, ISO 1133, DIN 53735 and others
  • Electical characteristics: 110v@60hz and 220v@50hz - fuse rating: 10amp
  • Net weight 42kg, width 57cm, depth 58cm, height 70cm

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

  • Weight loader
  • Full range of test weights available from 1Kg to 21.5Kg

TESTING FEATURES

  • MFI: Operator list, Material reference list, Batch ref with data input, Variable test temp input, Variable test weight input, Variable pre-heat input, Material density data input, Variable test distance, Multi slicing features, High and low limit Parameter setting
  • Density: Operator list, Material reference list, Batch ref with data input, Variable test temp input, Variable test weight input, Variable pre-heat input, Variable test distance, Numeric input of material weight in grams, Automatic calculation of density at test temperature


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Ordering Information

  • Standard Equipment, Methods A and B: Catalog 46-02-01-0002
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