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Below is a list of impact solutions’ testing capabilities, split up into the types of material testing areas.

thermal analysis

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS Scopemachine/equipment
determination of temperature and enthalpy of melting-crystallisationISO 11357-3E2253/D3418yesDSC NETZSCH Polyma 214
determination of glass transition temperatureISO 11357-2E1356yesDSC NETZSCH Polyma 214
determination of specific heat capacityISO 11357-4noDSC NETZSCH Polyma 214
determination of crystallisation kineticsISO 11357-7E2253/D3418noDSC NETZSCH Polyma 214
oxidation induction time, OIT (static and dynamic)ISO 11357-6D3895yesDSC NETZSCH Polyma 214
determination of dynamic mechanical propertiesISO 6721D5279/D7028DMA NETZSCH Artemis
heat deflection/distortion temperature, HDTISO 75D648noUnited Test
vicat softening temperatureISO 306D1525noUnited Test
heat/ageing of plastics in air convection ovens (24-250 C)noOvens

density

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
gradient column methodISO 1183-2yesAdvanced AutoDensity Gradient Column, RayRan
immersion method-specific gravityISO 1183-1noHigh Precision Digital Densimeter, DAHO
relative densityISO 1183D792no

flow properties

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
melt flow rateISO 1133D1238yesMFR Davenport
melt volume rateISO 1133D1238MFR Davenport
capillary rheometryISO 11443D3835

hardness of plastics

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
determination of hardness- shore DISO 868D2240no
rockwell hardnessISO 2039D785no

impact behaviour

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
IZOD impactISO 180D256United Test Digital Impact Tester
charpy impactISO 179D6110United Test Digital Impact Tester
determination of puncture impact behaviour of plasticsISO 6603-1D5628
determination of puncture impact behaviour of plastics-instrumented methodISO 6603-2D5420
drop weight impact test-plastic pipesISO 3127D2444
drop dart impact testingISO 7765D1709
determinatiom of fracture toughness, linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) approachISO 13586

mechanical properties

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
tensile tension on plasticsISO 527-/527-2D638yesUniversal tester INSTRON
young modulusISO 527-/527-2D638yesUniversal tester INSTRON
poisson ratioISO 527E132Universal tester INSTRON
flexural properties-1 point methodD747Universal tester INSTRON
flexural properties-3point methodISO 178D790Universal tester INSTRON
flexural properties-4point methodD6272Universal tester INSTRON
compression propertiesISO 604D695Universal tester INSTRON
shear strength testD732Universal tester INSTRON
creep behaviour, tensileISO 899-1D2990
creep behaviour, flexural (3point method)ISO 899-2
3 point bend using static loading
determination of the fracture toughness properties of pipes, c-ringISO 11673
ring stiffness and resistance to structural damage BSISO 5480Universal tester INSTRON
peel decohesion tests on electrofusion pipe weldsWIS/ISO/ASTMUniversal tester INSTRON
pull tests on electrofusion pipe weldsWIS/ISO/ASTMUniversal tester INSTRON
pull tests on butt fusion pipe jointsWIS/ISO/ASTMUniversal tester INSTRON

environmental stress crack resistance

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopeequipment
full notch creep test (water/detergent ) ISO 16770FNCT baths
strain hardening on pipe materialsISO 18488
cone testISO 13480
determination of the long-term hydrostatic strength of thermoplastics materials in pipe form by extrapolationISO 9080
bell telephone test (stress crack resistance) D1693BTT kit
pin impression test ISO 13575

environmental tests

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
evaluate the weather perfomance of materials (xenon arc weatherometer)ISO 4892
environmental testings of materials, constant and cyclic (high and low temperature)-temperature humidityISO BS EN 60068
environmental testings of materials, constant and cyclic (high and low temperature)-temperature altitudeISO BS EN 60068
enviromental testings of materials, constant and cyclic (high and low temperature)-sealing immersion testISO BS EN 60068
thermal shockISO BS EN 60068
vibrationISO BS EN 60068
shockISO BS EN 60068
absorption tests in various solutions and temperatures
Chemical degradation tests (ISO 4433 , ISO 13575 etc)ISO 4433/13575
particle size analysis in liquid (light scattering)ISO 13320
PH meter of soil and solutions

sample preparation

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test/activityISOASTMUKAS scopemachine/equipment
melt mixing using brabender Brabender Plastograph
melt mixing using extruder
injection moulding
hot pressingKomtek
semi positive moulding 25mm thick max Komtek
CNC millingMori Seiki
CNC routingHeinz CNC
die stamping (hydronic cutter)
cutting operations using twin blade saw, band saw , power saw
notching using milling or hydraulic press
sample conditioning rooms with controller temperature and humidity

accelerated weathering

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IndustryStandardCompany
GeneralIEC 68-2-9
GeneralISO 4892-1
GeneralASTM G151
GeneralASTM G155
GeneralMIL-STD-810G
GeneralGB/T 16422.1
AutomotiveSAE J2412Ford/ General Motors
AutomotiveSAE J2527Ford / General Motors
AutomotivePV 1306Volkswagen
AutomotivePV 3929Volkswagen
AutomotivePV 3930Volkswagen
AutomotiveGMW 14162General Motors
AutomotiveGME 60292GM Opal
AutomotivePF-1 1365Chrysler
AutomotiveVDA 75202BMW
AutomotiveISO 105-B06Porsche
AutomotiveDBL 5555Daimler
AutomotiveDIN 75202Porsche
Automotive50451Fiat
AutomotiveFLTM EU BO 050-1Ford
AutomotiveGMW 14660General Motors
AutomotiveGM 9125PGeneral Motors
AutomotiveISO 4892-2Porsche / General
AutomotiveGMW 14170General Motors
AutomotiveDBL 7399Daimler
AutomotiveHES D6601Honda
AutomotiveJIS D0205Japan Autospec
AutomotiveISO 11341International
AutomotiveASTM D7356International
AutomotiveASTM D7869International
AutomotiveISO 105 B10International
RoofingASTM D1670
RoofingASTM D4434
RoofingASTM D4637
RoofingASTM D4798
RoofingASTM D4811
RoofingASTM D5019
RoofingASTM D6083
RoofingASTM D6878
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C732
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C734
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C793
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1257
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1442
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1519
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1251
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1501
Adhesives & SealantsASTM C1184
Adhesives & SealantsASTM D904
InksISO 11798
InksISO 12040
InksISO 18909
InksASTM D3424
InksASTM D4303
InksASTM D5010
InksASTM 6901
InksASTM F2366
InksGB/T 22771
PackagingD6551
TextilesAATCC TM 16
TextilesAATCC TM 169
TextilesAdidas TM 5.11
TextilesGB/T 8427
TextilesGB/T 8430
TextilesGB/T 8431
TextilesGB/T 16991
TextilesIS: 2454
TextilesISO 105-B02
TextilesISO 105-B04
TextilesISO 105-B06
TextilesISO 105-B07
TextilesM & S C9
TextilesM & S C9A
TextilesCPAI-84
GeotextilesASTM D4355
PhotovoltaicIEC 61345
CoatingsISO 11341
CoatingsISO 15110
CoatingsASTM D3451
CoatingsASTM D3794
CoatingsASTM D6577
CoatingsASTM D6695
CoatingsGB/T 1865
CoatingsMIL-A-8625-F
CoatingsMIL-P-14105-D
CoatingsJIS K 5600-7-7
CoatingsMPI: #113
CoatingsMS 133 Part F14
CoatingsIRAM 1109-B14:2008
CoatingsJDQ-533
Coatings#85 FMR
PlasticsISO 29664
PlasticsISO 4892-2
PlasticsJIS K 7350-2
PlasticsDIN EN 513
PlasticsASTM D1248
PlasticsASTM 2565
PlasticsASTM D4101
PlasticsEH-438-2
PlasticsASTM D4459
PlasticsASTM D5071
PlasticsASTM D6662
PlasticsUL 1581
PlasticsGB/T 16422.2
PlasticsGB/T 29365
RubberASTM D750
RubberASTM D925
RubberASTM D1148
RubberISO 3865
RubberISO 4665
RubberGB/T 3511

UL94 fire testing

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test/activityratingapplication
Horizontal Burning TestHBPlastic materials used to make enclosures for portable, attended, intermittent-duty, household-use appliance (i.e., hair dryers) or for decorative parts.
20mm Vertical Burning TestV-0, V-1 or V-2Plastic materials used to make portable, unattended, intermittent-duty, household-use appliances (i.e., coffee makers).
125mm Vertical Burning Test5VA or 5VBPlastic materials to be used in structural parts, enclosures and insulators in consumer electronic products. This test is the most intense test in UL94.
Thin Material Vertical Burning TestVTM-0,VTM-1 or VTM-2Plastic materials to be used as very thin films, generally not capable of supporting themselves in a horizontal position. These are usually assigned to substrates on flexible printed circuit boards.
Horizontal Burning Foamed Material TestHBF, HF-1 or HF-2Plastic materials for low-density foam materials commonly used in fabricating speaker grills and sound-deadening material.
ISO EN 11925-2
ASTM D635HBPolymeric materials used for parts in devices and appliances.
ASTM D3801V-0, V-1 or V-2Polymeric materials used for parts in devices and appliances. Cannot be used to classify materials used in building construction or finishing.
ASTM D50485VA or 5VBPolymeric materials used for parts in devices and appliances. Cannot be used to classify materials used in building construction or finishing.
Can be used to classify non-metallic materials if found appropriate.
ASTM D4804VTM-0,VTM-1 or VTM-2Plastic materials to be used as very thin films, generally not capable of supporting themselves in a horizontal position. These are usually assigned to substrates on flexible printed circuit boards.
ASTM D4986HBF, HF-1 or HF-2Low density foam materials.

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