Polymer Testing

Polymer Testing Services

Achieve confidence in your materials

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.


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

Polymer Testing For 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
• Polymer Density Test
• 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

Polymer Hardness Testing
• 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 
• 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
• Polymer Fatigue Testing
• Environment Cycle Test
• Failure Analysis
• Thermal Shock
• Salt Spray Corrosion Test
• Hot Aging
• Ozone Aging
• Others 




Tensile Testing

 ASTM D412 (Method A), D638, D882; ISO 37, 527-1/5

 Impact Testing

 ASTM D256, ISO 180, ASTM D4812, ASTM D4226, ASTM D5420, ASTM D3763; ISO 6603-2, D 1822


 ASTM D648, ISO 75-1/2

 Electrical Properties

 ASTM D257 D149


 ASTM D746, D2137

 Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

 ASTM D696


 ASTM D2240

 Melt Flow Index

 ASTM D1238; ISO 1133

 Flexural Properties

 ASTM D790; ISO 178

 PVC Fusion

 ASTM D2538

 Colour and Gloss

 ASTM D2244, E1331, ASTM D523

 Density and Specific Gravity

 ASTM D792 (Method A), ISO 1183-1

 Immersion Testing

 ASTM D543 (Practice A)

TÜV SÜD tests a wide range of Rubber, Polymeric, Wood, and Steel Material & their Products under BS, ISO, ASTM, DIN, EN, JIS, IEC etc standards. The Material & Products include Composite, Elastomer, Rubber Mats, Vinyl Floor, High-Pressure Laminates, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Carbon Fibre Reinforcement, thermoset, thermoplastics, CIPP (Cured-in-Place-Pipe) linings, silicones, adhesives, tapes, plastic films, plastic sheets, resins, gaskets, steel conduits and fittings, Polymer Material Lifetime Predication and a host of others. We also test under client specifications such as the HDB Specification, PUB Specification, PSA Specification, Client’s In-house Specification, and Non-standards requirements.

Why choose TÜV SÜD for polymer testing SERVICES IN SINGAPORE?

TÜV SÜD has decades of experience state of the art polymer testing labs 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 polymer testing 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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