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Plastics & Polymer Testing

Expert Purity, Characterization, Quality, & Identification Services

Expert Polymer Testing Services

FAI Materials Testing Laboratory specializes in Plastics Analysis, Testing, and Characterization for all polymers, elastomers, composite materials, raw materials, lubricants, adhesives, and more.  We offer a variety of test methods and equipment to meet all of your polymer Polymer and Plastics Testing and Analysis at FAI Materials Testing Laboratorytesting needs.  Don't know which techniques to use? Don't worry! FAI will recommend the best standardized test methods and procedures!

Chemical Analysis

We offer a variety of spectroscopic and chromatographic services for polymer chemistry.
We commonly test for:

  • Molecular Weight
  • Molecular Weight Distribution
  • Cross-Link Density
  • Polymer Blends
  • Phthalates, BPA, & Additives
  • Base Polymer Identifcation
  • Additive Identification
  • Additive Quantification
  • Contaminants
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Thermal Analysis

Polymers must perform at wide temperature ranges.  Let us meet your thermal analysis needs.  We often test plastics for:

  • Thermal History
  • Thermal Degradation
  • Phase Changes
  • Weight Loss vs Gas Environment
  • Melt Flow Rate
  • Calorimetry
  • Percent Base Polymer
  • Percent Mineral
  • Percent Filler
  • Percent Volatiles
  • Thermogravimetry
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Physical Testing

For plastic components in machines and devices, physical testing ensures they are up to the task.  Durability and resistance to plastic deformation are important for these plastics.  We test for a variety of physical properties according to industry standards in a humidity and temperature controlled environment.

Material Testing

We also do materials testing to determine other types of properties of plastics and unknown substances.  Identify differences, confirm suspect materials, and determine exact components.

Not sure what kind of plastics testing you need? Simply give us a call to describe your problem or need and we'll suggest the best techniques for you.

Call us at 770-928-1930 or contact us to see how we can help you today.