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EQUIPMENTS

Characteristics of acquired equipments

A.  The system for rheological characterization of melts with modular configuration, acquired from Brabender GmbH&Co through this project, has the folowing components and imposed technical charactreristics:

   1.  Lab-Station with modular configuration which allow the change/attaching of different work station, power 15 kW, maximum torque 400 Nm;
   2.  Docking Station with mixer electrically heated and mixer conection system with Mixer W 50/30 cm3 electrically heated till maximum 350°C;
   3.  Twin screw Extruder Docking Station with the screw length of 40 D and 4 electrical heating zones till maximum 300°C and a maximum torque 80 Nm;
   4.  Pelletizer, water bath and film blowing die assambly;
   5.  Two roll mixer with the diameter of 100 mm and maximum heating temperature of 220°C.

   


B.  Complex system of mechanical characterization, acquired from Instron Corporation through this project, has the folowing components and imposed technical charactreristics:

   1.  Materials Testing System 100 kN capacity, digital crosshead drive system with fully variable speed control, minimum testing speed 0,005 mm/min, maximum testing speed 500 mm/min, resolution of position control max 0,06 µm;
   2.  CLIP ľON and video extensometers for strain measurement;
   3.  Tensile grips, compresion platens and flexure fixture and also high temperature chamber.