Physical Testing

Physical Testing

  • Tensile properties - elastomers, plastics
  • Flexural modulus
  • Tear testing
  • Impact - ambient, low temperature
  • Hardness, Microhardness
  • Adhesion testing
  • Rebound
  • Abrasion testing - DIN
  • Compression set
  • Aging - oven, fluid
  • Density / Specific gravity
  • Refractive index
  • Swelling Behavior
  • Melt flow index

Instrumentation

  • Instron Tensile Test Machine Model 5567 - Load Cell Range to 6500 Lbs
  • Alpha Technologies T-10 and T-2000 Tensiometers
  • Rex Digital Durometers with Computer Interface - Shore A, C

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