Plastics Testing

Plastics make up a major category of the polymer field. The world plastics market was about 622 billion pounds in the year 2014. The plastics industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the United States. In 2014, more than $427 billion in plastic goods were shipped. Most of these materials are a synthetic commodity and engineering resins and the major types are listed below. From Nylon 6/6 testing, to ABS and PET testing, Polyhedron has the capbilities to peform thousands of plastics tests. Polyhedron Laboratores has been performing an extensive number of tests for over 40 years. 

Types of Plastics Testing Offered:

  • ABS
  • ABS/PC alloys
  • Acetal
  • Acrylic
  • Acrylic-styrene copolymer
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Cellulose Acetate
  • Cellulose Acetate Butanal
  • Cellulose Acetate Propionate
  • Chlorinated polyethylene
  • Epoxy resins
  • Ethylene vinyl alcohol
  • Fluoroplastic – PTFE
  • Fluoroplastic – FEP
  • Fluoroplastic – PVDF
  • Ionomer
  • Polyacrylether ketone
  • Polyetheether ketone
  • Liquid Crystal Polymer
  • Melamine formaldehyde
  • Phenolics
  • Nylon 6
  • Nylon 6/6
  • Nylon 6/10
  • Nylon 6/12
  • Nylon 4/6
  • Nylon 11
  • Nylon 12
  • Aromatic polyamide
  • Polyamide-Polyimide
  • Polyethylene and copolymers
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate
  • Polycyclohexene dimethanol terephthalate
  • PET: Polyethylene terephthalate
  • PET/ PC blends
  • Polyetherimide
  • Polyethersulfone
  • Polyimide
  • Polymethylpentene
  • Polyphenylene oxide
  • Polyphenylene sulfide
  • Polyphthalamide
  • Polypropylene and copolymers
  • Polystyrene and copolymers
  • Polyurethanes
  • Polyvinylidene chloride
  • Silicones
  • Polysulfones
  • Polyethersulfones
  • Polyureas
  • PVC: Polyvinyl chloride
  • Polyvinylchloride (chlorinated)

Polyhedron Laboratories has the expertise, experience and equipment to analyze and test most of the above materials according to ASTM specifications.

Don't see the type of plastics testing you are looking for? Contact Polyhedron Laboratories for more information about our plastic testing services or give us a call at 281-879-8600.

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