Capabilities

Plastics App™ Lab

  • Offering comprehensive lab and pilot line services

  • Compounding, Coperion, ZSK MEGAlab
    • Twin Screw Compounding line
      • Full featured twin screw, compounding, lab line
        • Pellets, Powders, regrind
        • Liquid injection
        • Venting & Vacuum
    • Polymer blends
    • Additives & Master batches
    • Engineering plastics reinforcement (Glass fibers, Minerals)
    • Reactive extrusion
  • Injection Molding, Dr. Boy Gmbh, 22A
    • Injection molding of standard test speciemns for mechanical properties and other
    • Over molding, adhesion
    • Weld line strength
    • Molding trials
    • Small scale, accurate, serial production
  • Mechanical Properties
    • Universal Testing Machine, Testometric M500-50CT
      • Tensile Properties
      • Flexural Properties
      • Adhesion Strength, Lap Shear Properties
      • Tear Strength
    • Impact, Zwick 7.5J
      • Izod Impact
  • Accelerated Weathering, UV
    • Q-UV/se, Q-LAB
      • The most widely used equipment for accelerated weathering
      • UVA, 340nm, UVB, 313nm and many others
      • Irradiation control
      • UV / Heat / Humidity
      • Set-up for standard as well as non standard samples / parts

      • Transition temperature analysis, ISO 11357, ASTM D3418
        • Melting point, Tm, and heat of fusion
        • Crystallization content and rate
        • Glass transition, Tg
        • Heat capacity, Cp
      • Thermal stability & Oxidation induction time, OIT, ISO 11357-6, ASTM D3895
      • Polymer blends analysis
      • Characterization of recycled material content

      • Infra-Red Spectral analysis 
        • Transmission, Absorbance & Reflection, Microscopy
        • Polymer composition identification
        • Fillers and Reinforcing agents analysis
        • Analysis of solids, powders, & liquids
        • Characterization of polymer blends

    • Melt Flow Rate, MFR, MFI, & MVR
      • ISO 1133
      • ASTM D1238

    • Optical Microscopy

      • Ash content, ISO 3451, ASTM D2584, ASTM D5630
      • Density, ISO 11831, ASTM D1505
      • Accurate sample preparation

      • Compression molding of thermoplastics plates & laminates
      • Thermoset lamination preparation
      • Test specimens preparation for mechanical testing
      • Thin film pressing for analytical analysis

    • Other testing and characterizations are available thorough partnering labs around the world