How to Maintain Melt Flow Index Tester Effortlessly?

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The melt flow index tester from Testronix Testing Instruments is one of the highly efficient equipments that helps to analyze the flow properties of molten plastics. You can easily focus on improving your plastic product quality by testing it efficiently with our lab testing instrument. If you have already purchased a melt flow index tester from Testronix, then we have come up with some amazing tips to maintain it effortlessly. These tips will not only help you to use this laboratory testing equipment for a longer time but also make sure that it runs smoothly. But before that, let’s discuss why melt flow index tester is important to use in the plastic manufacturing industry. So, get ready to dig deep into the information about this amazing lab testing equipment.

Importance of melt flow index tester

In the plastic industry, it is very important to measure the viscosity and melt flow rate of plastics so as to improve their quality. These physical properties of the thermostatic plastics can easily be analyzed with the help of a melt flow index tester. This laboratory testing instrument will help in prominently detecting the flow properties of plastics. You can also read how you can analyze your product quality with a melt flow index tester.

This quality testing instrument has been equipped with several advanced features and technical specifications. Let’s have a look at the features and specifications of this amazing testing equipment.

Features of melt flow index tester

The Testronix MFI tester manual operating model comes with a high heating capacity that goes from ambient to 400 degrees Celsius. With the use of this laboratory testing equipment, you can easily analyze the quality of plastic granules that will be used in the molding process. Here are some amazing features you will get with the melt flow index tester manual model.

  • Die Steel barrel for uniform and the consistent heating of barrel/test cylinder.
  • It comes with a corrosion-resistant finish.
  • It has a powder-coated robust structure.
  • You can easily view results with an LED display.
  • You can efficiently operate this testing instrument with a single phase 220-240 AC, 50 Hz power supply.

These are some amazing features you will get with the use of the Testronix melt flow index tester. Now, let us focus on its technical specifications.

Technical Specifications:-

  • Display: LED (Digital)
  • Temperature Range: Ambient to 400°C.
  • Accuracy: ± 0.1°C.
  • Resolution: 0.1°C.
  • Least Count: 0.01gms.
  • Dimensions of piston head: 9.47mm diameter ± 0.007mm
  • Diameter of heater tube cavity: 9.55mm ± 0.007mm
  • Dimensions of Die: 2.095mm ± 0.005mm
  • Weights:2.16 kg & 3.8kg included (Additional on Request)
  • Power Supply: Single Phase, 220-240 AC, 50 Hz.
  • Powder Coated body

These are some powerful features and technical specifications of this amazing testing instrument. You can also read more about how you can improve your plastic quality with an MFI tester.

Top 4 tips to maintain MFI tester with ease

If you are looking for the easiest way to make sure that this lab testing instrument runs smoothly for a longer time, then we have something for you. Below we have listed some of the amazing maintenance tips for MFI tester from Testronix Testing Instruments. So, read them below.

  1. Whenever you head towards commencing the test, then you should make sure that the barrel and orifice die will always be cleaned.
  2. Do not turn off the machine before cleaning. Cleaning helps to ensure that your machine will run smoothly.
  3. While testing your specimen with the help of a Testronix melt flow index tester, you should not touch the barrel bare hands.
  4. Do not try to exceed the heating capacity of the machine while testing your specimen.

These are the top tips that you can follow when you maintain an MFI tester from Testronix. If you are having any sort of doubts or need more assistance regarding this testing equipment, then give us a call at +91 9313140140 or email us at Our technical team of experts will guide you instantly.

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