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Testing

Providing you with confidence in the quality and performance of your product is our Testing Team’s number one priority.

We focus on developing client-specific testing programs based on your needs. Whether you require testing for FEA properties or have a quality control requirement that you need to meet, we have the experience and knowledge to support you.

We are dedicated to providing quality services for our clients with quick turn-around times and testing performed to industry standards (ASTM, ISO). Our strong focus on mechanical, thermal and physical properties testing for composite and plastic materials allows us to determine the best testing solutions for you. If we do not have the testing capability that you need, we will help you find a laboratory that does.

Complementary to our testing services, we offer custom specimen preparation using our full suite of preparation equipment including a 3-axis machining centre, diamond wafering saw, precision grinding and polishing equipment, rotary notcher and environmental conditioning chamber.

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We offer:

Mechanical Testing

  • Tension with Poisson’s Ratio
  • Flexure
  • Compression
  • Shear
  • Izod Impact (notched and unnotched)

Thermal Analysis Testing

  • Glass Transition Temperature
  • Degree of Cure
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
  • Specific Heat Capacity

Physical Properties Testing

  • Constituent Content (Resin/Fibre Fraction)
  • Density
  • Water Absorption
  • Viscosity
  • Surface Tension
  • Gel Time/Peak Exotherm
  • Shrinkage from Cure
  • Microscopy

Natural Fibre Testing

  • Fibre Content
  • Bundle Strength

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OTHER SERVICES

Quality control

We verify your
material has
the properties
you need.