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Melt Indexers for Polymers – MP1200

The MP1200 meets, and surpasses all the requirements of Procedure A and Procedures B, C and D of testing conforms to ASTM 1238, D3364, ISO 1133, BS 2782, DIN 53735, JIS K7210 and other similar methods. Weights and reference thermometers are also available for all standard and custom applications.

The MP1200 is a superior, advanced, melt indexing system that is available in either manual or motorized configurations and features a new three zone band heater with three controllers that result in unparalleled temperature control of the furnace. When combined with the simple, menu driven, touch screen control you’ll agree that the MP1200 is in a league of its own.

The MP1200 allows modular upgrading from its basic capabilities with accessory packages for more automated testing, including control of multiple units from a single PC and automatic flow rate measurements using up to three different loads in one test.

The menu-driven user interface of the MP1200 Controller/Timer guides the operator through the test and calculates and displays the test results. For more automated tests add the PPDT-1200 Automatic Timing Switch for Procedure B – Automatically Timed Flow Rate-type tests and/or any of the other efficiency-boosting accessory packages for even greater automation.

Corrosion resistant components are also available for testing fluoroplastic resins and fluorocarbon plastics.

All testing hardware is complemented with software to create a sophisticated quality analysis system.

Regardless of how you configure your system you’ll have a state-of-the-art Melt Indexer unsurpassed in performance and reliability.


ConformanceASTM D1238 and D3364, ISO 1133-1, ISO 1133-2, BS 2782, DIN 53735 JIS K7210
Operating Temperature450 °C max
Temperature Control+/-0.1 °C
Spatial Temperature Variation+/-0.1 °C
Temperature Controller Three zone PID
Temperature SensorsPlatinum RTDs (3)
Timer Accuracy0.001 second
Display7.1" LCD touchscreen, 800x480 resolution
Data EntryTouch screen display
Communications PortUSB
WeightsStainless steel, +/-0.5% tolerance
PPDT-1200 Actuating Switch
Transducer Accuracy+/-0.0025mm(+/-0.001 in)
MWLD-1200 Motorized Weight Support
Transducer Accuracy+/-0.1mm(+/-0.01 in)
Overall Dimensions458 mm (18 in) wide x 394 mm (15.5 in) deep x 521 mm (20.5 in) high for basic unit or 762 mm (30 in) for motorised unit (to top of weight cage, platform lowered)
Net Weight21 kg (46 lb) for basic unit or 32 kg (71 lb) for motorized unit, not including weights or options.
Gross Weight32 kg (70 lb) for basic unit or 43 kg (95 lb) for motorized unit, not inlcuding weights or options
Electrical115 or 230 VAC +/-10% (must be specified at time of order), 50/60 Hz. Single phase, 400/800 VA
CE MarkConforms to all applicable European CE directives.