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For determining the melt mass-flow rate (MFR) and melt volume flow rate (MVR) of a wide range of thermoplastic raw materials (granulate) by extruding it in a molten state through a calibrated die using a reference weight. It offers easy operation with colour touch screen control for fully automatic testing. Complies with BS 2782 Part 7: Method 720A, ISO 1133 and ASTM 1238 Methods A and B.


  • full touch screen
  • robust construction
  • micro-printer
  • high accuracy
  • weight loading device (standard on model C)

Technical specifications:

Model range: 450C (MFR, MVR and weight loading device)
450C1 (MFR, MVR)
Temperature range: 120°C to 450°C (248°F to 842°F)
Temperature accuracy: ±0.2°C
Timing accuracy: 0.01s
Displacement error: ±0.1mm (MVR)
Heating rate: ≥12°C/min.
Warm up time: 16 minutes (190°C)
Tool kit: Included
Weights: Included
Electrical supply: Single phase 230V ±10% AC 50-60Hz
Dimensions: 550x435x880mm (LxWxH)
Weight: 62 kg


For more information and technical specifications please see the brochure.

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