Getting new compounds faster and documenting structural changes online has never been easier. The HAAKE MiniLab 3 Micro Compounder is a conical, twin-screw compounder with an integrated backflow channel. The compounder works as either a stand-alone unit or can be fully computer-controlled system, and can be used with either co- or counter-rotating screws. It is equipped with an inert gas flush system. Due to its channel and a bypass valve design, the residence time is well defined. Two pressure transducers are integrated in the backflow channel, which allow the measurement of relative melt viscosity when counter-rotating screws are used. Using the optional force feeder with the HAAKE MiniLab 3 Micro Compounder, continuous extrusion with very small volume flows is possible.
The HAAKE MiniLab 3 Micro Compounder Features:
Co- and counter-rotating twin screws
Integrated viscosity measurement (with HAAKE PolySoft OS)
Automatic bypass operation for circulation/extrusion
Local control via tablet (Android™) for intuitive operation
Split barrel exit for easy cleaning
Compact enough to fit into laboratory fume hood
Recommended for material science research, such as testing expensive additives and developing new formulations.