Rule ISO 177

The test required by rule ISO 177-2001 for the compatibility check of M49® with Polycarbonate has been carried out also by the laboratories of PROPLAST GROUP, an Italian research centre which confi rms the results obtained at Mazzucchelli laboratories.

ISO 177-1988: Specification of a method for the determination of the tendency of plasticisers to migrate from plastics into other materials or other plastics, when they are brought into close contact. A test specimen cut from a sheet or plate of the material to be tested is placed in close contact with two sheets capable of absorbing plasticisers. It is then subjected to heating under defi ned conditions. The loss in mass of the test specimen is a measure of the plasticiser migration.