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ViscoIndicator

Specifically designed for the thermoplastics resin industry. The ViscoIndicator duplicates the test conditions of a laboratory Melt Flow Rate (MFR) tester or capillary rheometer. Melt viscosity measurements such as melt flow rate and Intrinsic viscosity are primary specifications of thermoplastic resins. 

Dont forget- our ViscoIndicator is IoT enabled.  The IoT native software of the ViscoIndicator allows for real-time access to your testing information.With the Dynisco Cloud Connect Subscription, you get comprehensive access of rheological data, correlations, and dashboards.  This interface allows for a complete “Window into the Process” providing valuable insight to your polymer process.

Try our 90 day demo trial at no cost to see first hand how the aggregation of data can enable insights providing a window into your process. 

  • Based on the proven technology of our successful ViscoSensor and CMR IV series
  • 1/2 -20 Mounting Port that is compatible with the standard pressure port on extruders
  • User Interface based on Windows™ 10 IoT allowing users to leverage familiar Microsoft services
  • Provides continuous indication of both Melt Flow Rate, Apparent and/or Intrinsic viscosity
  • Variety of heated material transfer line options available that enable rheological head to mount into tight spaces
  • One cable power cord and simple cable bundle with robust connectors for quick interconnection between RSU, RCU, and HMI -- ideal for self installation
  • Material is not returned to process stream
  • Comes standard with Dynisco Vertex™ Mercury Free Pressure transducer for high accuracy
  • Small footprint for easy set-up and integration into existing and/or new machinery
  • Quick changing of capillaries

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Online Viscosity Measurement

Podcasts

How Dynisco is Remolding the Plastics Industry Podcast

In this episode, Microsoft's podcast hosts Deb Oberly and Dani Diaz talk with John Biagioni, President of Dynisco, who is bringing our vision of "rheology to the masses" to fruition with trailblazing cloud solutions for the plastics industry. Learn about the details of our industry and company, the surprises and insights of our journey crafting their IoT solutions, the immense value of the data we are collecting and our deliberate approach for continued success in this space.

Relevant Articles

Importance of How Online Rheometers Accurately Indicate Melt Flow Rate in an Extruder

The present work aims to describe the design of the on-line rheometer and how it can be easily connected to the extruders using existing ports and flexible adapters. It also has been explained how the proposed on-line rheometer can duplicate the test conditions of an off-line melt flow rate tester on an extruder in any compounding or manufacturing process. Furthermore, through calculation of activation energy in a specific material and introducing a temperature correlation, it has been investigated how the on-line rheometer considers the temperature dependency of material`s MFR and accurately measures this parameter at various operating temperatures.

Service Solutions

Onsite Polymer Test Service Form

If you are looking for onsite calibration and repair services, please complete this form and send back to FieldService@Dynisco.com

Webinars

Simplified Rheology for the Masses

We address issues such as the need to test polymers, the correlation of lab values to online production, and the impact of melt flow index and viscosity on part quality and profitability.

Simplified Rheology: A Technical Discussion

Understand technical aspects of how parameters change between laboratory standards and production and how advanced equipment today can adjust for these differences.

Tech Notes

Detecting Polymers in Material Products

It can be very difficult, if not impossible, to achieve complete indentification of most polymer products. However, in most cases, this is usually not needed; what is needed is the separation, or identification, of numerous molding materials whose identity has been lost, or an indication of the type of material used to create a component.

Melt Processing of Thermoplastics for Extrusion and Injection Molding

Extrusion and injection molding are the most important conversion techniques used by the thermoplastics processing industry, Certain factors need to be considered before a thermoplastics material is processed, regardless of whether it is injection molding or extrusion molding that is used.

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