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Polymer Testing

Achieve confidence in your materials

During the planning, construction and operation of technical facilities, the characteristics and processing of the used material play an essential role. Materials are subject to mechanical, technological, thermal, wear and corrosive influences, all of which may lead to the component’s failure.

TÜV SÜD can support by providing third party material testing and analysis for the designated application, for their processing characteristics and their conditions.

Learn more about our industrial and polymer lab capabilities.

TÜV SÜD polymer testing SERVICEs

Thermal Analysis
• DSC (Differential scanning calorimetry)
- Glass Transition Temperature
- Melting Point
- Heat of Crystallization
- Heat of Fusion

• TGA (Thermogravimetric analysis or thermal gravimetric analysis)
- Highly, medium, combustible material and ash content

• TMA (Thermomechanical Analysis)
- Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
- Softening Point
- Specific Heat Capacity

Testing Products
• Plastics
• Rubber
• Coating and Paint
• Adhesion agent
• Trace impurity
• Organics in powder
• Fiber content
• Others

Testing Methods
• FT - IR qualitative analysis
• PGC - MS
• TGA - IR
• FT - IR Microscope

Physical Property Testing
• Ash content
• Density
• Dimensional Measurement
• Melt Mass - Flow Rate
• Heat Deflection Temperature
• Vicat Softening Temperature
• FTIR (Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy)
• Resistance to scrub
• Water Vapour Transmission Properties
• Water Absorption
• Viscosity
• Compression Set
• Shore A & D Hardness, IRHD Hardness, Barcol Hardness

Mechanical Property Testing
• Tensile Strength, Poisson Ratio
• Flexural (Bending) Properties
• Shear Strength
• Tear Strength
• Izod Impact
• Charpy Impact
• Falling ball Impact
• Adhesion
• Coefficient of Friction
• Abrasion Resistance
• Peel Strength
• Size Measurement
• Punch and interlaminar shear
• Creep
• Deformation
• Durable characteristics
• Punch and interlaminar shear
• Stress rupture

Weather Aging Testing
• QUV Aging
• Hot Air aging

Testing Products
• Plastics
• Rubber
• Adhesion agent
• Organics in powder
• Fiber content
• Sealant
• Ceramics
• Composites
• Glass fibre cloth
• Vinyl Flooring

Flammability Testing
• Horizontal Flame Test
• Vertical Flame Test
• Limit Oxygen Index Test
• Others

Electrical Property Testing
• Volume Resistivity Test
• Resistance to Voltage Test
• Dielectric Strength
• Dielectric breakdown voltage
• Voltage Resistance
• Static Decay Time
• Triboelectric Charging Test
• Others

Reliability Testing
• Vibration Test
• Waterproof and dustproof Test
• Fatigue Performance Test
• Environment Cycle Test
• Failure Analysis
• Thermal Shock
• Salt Spray Corrosion Test
• Hot Aging
• Ozone Aging
• Others

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Why choose TÜV SÜD for polymer testing

TÜV SÜD has decades of experience and is well-versed in all relevant mechanical, electrical and environmental engineering disciplines, providing you with a one-stop source for solutions and interdisciplinary expertise. Our strong reputation ensures that our services meet with a high level of acceptance globally.

Contact us now at [email protected] to know how we can support your testing requirements.


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