Rubber Compounding and Testing

The Applied Polymer Research Center has the equipment to mix, characterize, and test rubber materials. The materials can be rubber formulations provided by you or can be developed by our staff based on your specifications.

Rubber Mixing, Characterization and Testing Equipment

  • 2 Roll Rubber Mills
  • Midget Banbury - 225 grams (1/2 #)
  • Mooney viscosity: Alpha Technologies MV 2000
  • Cure rheometry: Alpha Technologies MDR 2000
  • Advanced Polymer Analyzer Model 2000
  • Brabender Intelli-Torque Plasti-Corder
  • Wallace Rapid Plastimeter

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