ATRONA performs many different types of mechanical and physical testing on various plastics and polymers. Our polymer test lab is well equipped to handle all your testing needs. Give us a call or send us an e-mail. if you simply need a test performed or if you are looking to partner with a professional staff to help you solve a problem, investigate an issue, help develop a product or a monitor a supplier. It is part of the capabilities that we have which allow us to perform full reverse engineering, failure analysis, or to determine the properties of the submitted sample for compliance with expected results or engineering print specifications.
Testing capabilities to determine mechanical / physical properties of polymers and plastics performed at ATRONA on a regular basis include:
- Tensile Testing - ASTM D412, D638, and D882
- Elongation - ASTM D412
- Compression Testing
- Melt Flow Index (Rate) - ASTM D1238
- Density / Specific Gravity - ASTM D792
- Durometer Hardness Shore A and D - ASTM D2240
- Rockwell Hardness R, L, and M - ASTM D785
- Tear Resistance Properties - ASTM D624 and ASTM D1004
- Flexural Modulus - ASTM D5
- Water Absorption of plastics - ASTM D570
TEST METHODS: All testing conducted is per standard test methods. We are accredited to perform these tests and use them under controlled conditions in the lab. We can perform routine testing for you at discounted prices or use the testing above as part of a larger project. Ask us for a quote or call us to discuss your testing needs.
We do not compromise on quality. Our test methods and procedures are known standards recognized by our accreditation body conducted by experienced staff of chemists utilizing state of the art instruments in a controlled environment. Our turn around time and customer service is unmatched in our industry. See for yourself.
ATRONA can also lend expertise in the field of polymer science to its customers at your facility to help you with your research and development, production deadlines, assist your engineering team, or solve a pressing problem.