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Experts in Pipes

Impact’s plastic testing experts have over 40 years experience in pipe design and testing. We are accredited to provide ISO 9080 classification of our clients’ pipe materials supported by a range of other tests including notched pipe testing and structure integrity.

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UN Packaging Testing

Our UN Dangerous Goods Packaging test facility is unique in the UK. We handle all model chemicals – nitric acid, acetic acid, butyl acetate, white spirit and detergents – plus kerosene, diesel and agrochemicals. We also have the ability to handle customer’s own product or development liquids and just about anything that needs safe containment including testing of solids.

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Innovative solutions

We have successful case studies in a broad range of market sectors including oil & gas, construction, transport, packaging and utilities; our experiences range from commodity plastics to high performance engineering polymers, such as PVDF and PEEK. We specialise in high risk areas where premature failures are totally unacceptable and in new application areas where plastics are being used for the first time.

Impact are plastic testing experts in plastic recycling, specialising in increasing value from waste and diversion from landfill by developing products for targeted applications.

Read more on our Recycling solutions here

Impact has a wide range of knowledge and equipment, making us capable of designing bespoke testing solutions tailored to YOU.

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Our testing facility has capability to test tanks > 10.000 litres, especially for chemical tanks where they are up to 70.000 litres in capacity. We test according to EN 13341 and EN 13575 and also test to the UK standard for plastic bunds OFS T100.

As a European notified body we are independent of tank design, manufacture, supply or installation.

More about Tank Testing here

As a spin-out company from BP, Impact consultants have strong and comprehensive petrochemicals background both in the range of processes and the number of sites covered, including those which are refinery linked.

Find out more about our Petrochemicals solutions here

Why Choose Us as Plastic Testing Experts

  • Customer service is our priority – our success is measured by your success
  • UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0402 for UN dangerous goods certification – over 1000 containers tested
  • ONLY UK test lab that can test a full range of model liquids and customer products
  • Extensive database allows benching marking of your products against industry standards.
  • Patented Non Destructive Testing technology for butt or electrofusion pipes
  • Wide range of material expertiese – PE,PP,Nylon,PVDF,PEEK
  • Trusted by the Industry leaders to test their products
  • Undertake feasibility studies and research into new technology for the recycling sectors
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