The melt flow rate (MFR) is an important characteristic of polymer-processing properties. The MFR of an acrylnitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) copolymer filled with two kinds of calcium carbonates (CaCO3) was measured in this article. The results showed that the MFR increased linearly with a rise of temperature, and was a power law function of load. Furthermore, the MFR decreased basically with the addition of the filler content (φ), but it was higher than that of the unfilled ABS at φ = 10%.
- Acrylnitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer
- Calcium carbonate
- Melt flow rate
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)