A Guide to Different Types of Plastic Testing

February 5, 2019

The term ‘plastics’ is used to describe a variety of synthetic and natural compounds, and many plastic variants are used in different products and industries.

Plastics can contain an assortment of reinforcing materials and fillers additives. The combination of these products along with the manufacturing process can significantly affect the mechanical properties of the finished product. Industries such as automotive engineering and aerospace have a huge demand for advanced plastics, making it imperative to assess and monitor the performance of such materials.

Testometric’s precision testing system has invaluable capabilities that help ensure that the selected material has the performance and characteristics to fulfill the necessary specification for the specific product or component. Packages are provided to cover the entire range of plastic materials. These comprise of grips, software, and other accessories for all test protocols covering compression, shear, creep, tensile, tear, flexural, puncture, peel, ring stiffness, friction, adhesion, hardness, etc.

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