Product Description

CCSi features this durable, high quality apparatus for determining the softening point temperature of a wide variety of materials with a transition temperature between ambient temperature and 200 Cº.

The Model HT8053 features PID temperature controllers, high quality stainless steel test chamber, positive sealing access door with a large chamber viewing window and conveniently located instrument controls. The compact footprint allows for benchtop placement, conserving precious laboratory space.

The test procedure is quite straightforward: place up to 3 specimens in the mounting device; the specimens, once heated to a specified temperature at a rate of 1 Cº / min, are subjected to indenter penetration for 0.1 min.; the depth of the indenter penetration is relative to the softening point temperature.

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Hung Ta™ Softening Point Tester Model HT8053: Specifications Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Specimen size:15 x 10 x 2 mm (0.59 x 0.39 x 0.08 in.)
Specimens:3 maximum
Indenter:1 mm Ø (.039 in. Ø)
Load:2 kg (4.4 lb.)
Micrometer:0.01 — 10 mm
Temperature:Ambient — 200 Cº
Power:220 VAC, 1 PH
Dimensions:700 x 500 x 1150 mm (27.6 x 19.7 x 45.3 in.)
Weight:75 kg (165.4 lb.)

Index Terms: Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.

melt flow index, melt index, melt flow, ASTM D1238, D1238, Standard Test Method for Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer, 83.080.20, volume flow rate, ISO 1133, Determination of the melt mass-flow rate (MFR) and the melt volume-flow rate (MVR) of thermoplastics, melt mass flow rate, MFR, melt volume flow rate, MVR, extrusion plastometer, plastometer, glass transition, softening point, first order phase transition, crystallization.