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Bulk Density


Test ID  
D-016

   
Description  
A container of a precisely known volume is filled with sample pellets. These pellets are then removed and weighed using an analytical balance. The bulk density is calculated from the volume and mass.    
Standards  
ASTM D1895  
Data  
The average of the three tests is reported. This data appears in Matereality as Bulk Density.  
Replicates (# of times this test is repeated)  
2  
Samples  
0.2 - kg of pellets [details]

   

Application
 
The results of this test can be used to determine the compression ratio for extruder and injection molding screws.