Polymers (Plastics, Elastomers) Property Testing Equipment Datasheets

Dilute Solution Polymer Viscometer -- PolyVISC® AIRBATH®
from CANNON Instrument Company

For Dilute Solution Viscosity of Polymers in Organic Solvents and Aqueous Solutions to 135 °C. PolyVISC ® is a fully automated, benchtop capillary viscometer with an 11 position sample handler for unattended processing and testing of of dilute solution viscosity of polymers in organic... [See More]

  • Test Media: Polymers/Organics
  • Properties Analyzed: Testing of of Dilute Solution Viscosity of Polymers in Organic Solvents and Aqueous Solutions
  • Methods, Technology & Standards: Weight-to-weight Methodology, Gravimetric Methodology,
  • Display & Special Features: Analog
Melt Flow Indexer
from Dynisco

Features and Benefits. NEW! Automatic Sample Cutter (Autocutter) for ease and consistency in sample cutting. Performance meets international standards: A2LA Accreditation, ASTM D1238 & D3364, ISO 1133, BS2782, DIN 53735 JIS K7210. Color Touch Screen with a simplified, user-friendly interface for... [See More]

  • Test Media: Polymers/Organics
  • Properties Analyzed: Melt Flow Index (MFI); Melt Flow Rate/Melt Volume Rate
  • Methods, Technology & Standards: ASTM D1238 & D3364, ISO 1133, BS2782, DIN 53735, JIS K7210
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory
Elastomer Testing System -- FTF-48
from United Testing Systems, Inc.

United manufactures a variety of special purpose tensile testing systems such as the FTF-48 Elastomer Testing System shown here. Do you have testing requirements that only a special purpose testing machine can satisfy? •Computer-controlled rubber testing system •Perform... [See More]

  • Test Media: Polymers/Organics
  • Display & Special Features: PC Interface / Networkable
  • Properties Analyzed: Tensile Testing, Fatigue-to-Failure Test
MerMaid
from Imego

MERMAID is a unique measurement instrument for analysis of liquid and thin film properties using magnetoelastic resonance (MER) sensors. Dynamic events such as viscosity change, phase transitions or bio film growth can be analyzed. The MER sensor can measure properties of either a coating on top of... [See More]

  • Test Media: Food / Beverage; Adhesives/Sealants; Chemicals; Polymers/Organics
  • Properties Analyzed: Processability / Plasticity; Flowability / Workability; Gelation; Brittleness / Friability
  • Methods, Technology & Standards: A unique measurement instrument for analysis of liquid and thin film properties using magnetoelastic resonance (MER) sensors. Dynamic events such as viscosity change, phase transitions or bio film growth can be analyzed.
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Handheld, Portable or Field
Melt Flow Testers
from Instron®

Instron ®'s CEAST Melt Flow Testers are specifically designed for easy and accurate measuring of the Melt Flow Rate (MFR) and the Melt Volume Rate (MVR). CEAST Melt Flow Testers range from systems that perform a simple manual test procedure to semi-automated testing systems performing multiple... [See More]

  • Test Media: Polymers/Organics
  • Display & Special Features: Digital; PC Interface / Networkable; SPC Software or Capability
  • Properties Analyzed: Pour Point; Texture Analysis; Melt Flow Index (MFI); Processability / Plasticity
Surface Property Analyzer -- Heidon 16
from Kett US

Used to inspect friction between a rotating surface and sheets, the H16 can be used for textile, film and paper measurement, as well as assessing friction and wear characteristics of coated or plated surfaces (on the drum). The sheet of test material is placed over 1/8 to 1/2 of the drum's diameter. [See More]

  • Test Media: Adhesives/Sealants; Polymers/Organics
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory
  • Properties Analyzed: Friction
  • Display & Special Features: Digital
Tensile Test System -- MultiTest 1-i
from Mecmesin Corporation

The MultiTest 1-i provides a powerful and comprehensive tensile testing system for force measurements up to 1kN. With full programming capability and a large selection of analysis options, through the power of Emperor ™ software, the MultiTest 1-i offers unparalleled tensile test versatility. [See More]

  • Test Media: Film; Paper; Polymers/Organics
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory
  • Properties Analyzed: Compactability / Compressibility; Friction
  • Display & Special Features: Digital; SPC Software or Capability
SMS Surface Energy Analyzer -- SEA
from Micromeritics

The Surface Measurement Systems' Surface Energy Analyzer ( SEA ) is the latest development in chromatographic sorption technology. Based on Inverse Gas Chromatography ( IGC ) methodology, the innovative, second-generation SEA is capable of characterizing a wide range of surface and bulk properties... [See More]

  • Test Media: Food / Beverage; Foam / Porous Materials; Adhesives/Sealants; Building & Construction Materials; Catalysts, Microporous materials; Polymers/Organics
  • Properties Analyzed: Adsorption / Desorption; LiquidPermeability; GasPermeability; Surface Energy / Tension; Total Base Number (TBN) / Total Acid Number (TAN); Phase Transitions
  • Methods, Technology & Standards: Inverse Gas Chromatography
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory
Optimize Your Curing Processes - Dielectric Analyzer: DEA 288 Epsilon
from NETZSCH-Gerätebau GmbH

DEA 288 Epsilon - Dielectric Analyser. Customized Test Conditions. The multi-functional design of the DEA 288 Epsilon (including furnace or laboratory press) allows for the application of a great variety of different test conditions such as heat, cold, humidity or UV light. This enables the user to... [See More]

  • Test Media: Adhesives/Sealants; Polymeric Materials, Adhesives & Sealants; Polymers/Organics
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory
  • Properties Analyzed: For Investigation of the Curing Behavior of Thermosetting Resin Systems, Composite Materials, Adhesives and Paints
  • Display & Special Features: PC Interface / Networkable
Aflow Extrusion Plastometer
from Zwick USA

Aflow Extrusion Plastometer. The Aflow extrusion plastometer was developed especially for laboratories with high specimen throughput and therefore features robust design and convenient operation. The instrument supports all common worldwide standards, including ISO 1133 and ASTM D 1238. For the... [See More]

  • Test Media: Polymers/Organics
  • Properties Analyzed: Melt Flow Index (MFI)
  • Methods, Technology & Standards: Method A,B,C, and D
  • Mounting / Loading Options: Benchtop or Laboratory