Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Thermoplastic M elt Flow Meter

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Volume-35 Number-10
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Egbe, E.A.P., Lawal, S.A., Alkali, B., Aliyu, U. B.


Egbe, E.A.P., Lawal, S.A., Alkali, B., Aliyu, U. B."Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Thermoplastic M elt Flow Meter", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V35(10),492-495 May 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

The quality of a thermoplastic product is greatly influenced by the quality of the input materials. The characteristics of recycled thermoplastics can be reasonably judged by determining the melt flow pattern. This work developed a thermoplastic melt flow meter for measuring the melt flow rate of thermoplastic materials for production quality control in the plastic industry in Nigeria. The work carried out detailed design analysis, fabrication from locally available materials and tested the melt flow meter.


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Design, Melt flow, Thermoplastic, Product quality, Temperature.