Melt flow index is one of the most commonly used terms in the plastic industry. It is the rate of flow of the plastic materials in a molten state through an orifice in every ten minutes. The determination of Melt flow index helps in analyzing various different attributes of the materials such as chemical structure, viscosity, strength and so forth. The instrument that is used for testing the MFI of material is called melt flow index tester. In Order to ensure that the test is conducted accurately, it is essential that it is conducted according to the instruction stated in the standard ASTM D 1238.
Here are some of the precautions that one must take while conducting the Melt Flow Index Test.
In order to obtain the best test results, these precautions must be taken by the users during the test procedure. Along with that, it is also essential to ensure that the testing instrument used, is in compliance with the specifications given in ASTM D 1238.
Presto offers the best accuracy Melt Flow Index Testers that are used for testing the MFI of various polymeric resins and are used in different industries.
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