Rhopoint Paintlab+ Minimum Film Forming Temperature (MFFT)

MFFT (Minimum Film Forming Temperature) Instrument
The Rhopoint Minimum Film Forming Temperature tool is the industry leading instrument for measuring the MFFT of water based material. MFFT definition “The Lowest Temperature at which a latex, emulsion or adhesive will uniformly coalesce when laid on a substrate as a thin film”. An accurate MFFT value allows the formulation of products that cure correctly under specified application conditions. Rhopoint MFFT work by holding a very accurate temperature gradient across the nickel plated copper platen.

Choice of Temperature range MFFT 60and MFFT 90

Paint and Coatings – The Minimum Film Forming Temperature of a paint and coating is the lowest temperature at which it will uniformly coalesce when laid on a substrate as a thin film. The standard test for determining this temperature uses a MFFT-BAR specified by ASTM D2345 and ISO 2115. The MFFT designed based directly on these standard by Rhopoint Instrument.

Adhesives – The Minimum Film Forming Temperature of one-pack adhesives can be found in a similar way to paint and coatings. With two-pack adhesives, a strip of a aluminium foil can be laid on the platen to ease cleaning before applying the adhesive.Two-pack adhesive do not shown an MFFT but the minimum cure temperature can be found by scraping the sample with a spatula.

Paint | Coatings | Latex | Adhesive

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