Capabilities

Plastics App gathers unique experience and capabilities in a wide range of expertise enabling comprehensive R&D for the realization of great innovative ideas.

Among them, you may find:

Processing methods, Pilot Lines

  • Compounding on a Twin Screw Extruder
    • Full flexibility on process parameters, screw configuration, feeding sequence and materials’ form
  • Injection Molding
    • Molding of elastomers to high temperature engineering plastics
    • Standard ISO & ASTM mold
    • Tailor made molds for molding & testing of functional parts
  • Blown Film
  • Tube / Pipe / Profile extrusion
  • Compression molding in a heated regulated press
    • Sample preparation of small batches

Physical & Analytical Analysis:

  • Thermal analysis, DSC
    • Melting, crystallization & Tg
    • Material composition determination
  • Spectral Analysis, FTIR / ATR
    • Composition determination
  • Computerized Optical microscopy
    • Impurities & Imperfections
    • Layer thickness determination
    • Fracture surface analysis
  • Density, Specific gravity
  • Ash content and composition determination
  • Shore Hardness
  • Surface resistivity

Mechanical Properties & Flow

  • Tensile, Flexural, Compression properties
    • Testing of molded specimens, films, and other irregular shapes
  • Impact resistance
  • Melt Flow Rate
    • MFI, & MVR

Accelerated weathering and Oxidation Stability

  • UV, Heat & Humidity exposure
    • Relevant testing protocols by ISO & ASTM
    • Various wavelength options
    • Determination of change in properties and color after exposure
  • Oxidation Stability
    • Accelerated oxidation conditions
    • Determination of change in properties and color after exposure
    • OIT – Oxidation Induction Time & Temperature