Melt flow index

  • Thread starter Rathy Cato
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Where can i get the theoretical value of MFI for common polymeric materials such as PP, PE, PS, PMMA...as reference?
 

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I do not think there are theoretical calculations for such an empirical parameter. May be you could try to compare viscosities but keep in mind they are generally shear-dependent while the MFI test does not give you any info about shear dependence.
 

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