Materials Technology. Services

Materials Technology. Services


Mechanical Test

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of the mechanical properties at constant temperature (range of temperatures: from -70ºC up to 250ºC): tensile tests, three-point bending tests, compression and compression in flat deformation tests.

Led_crculo_naranja2 Specific test of Mechanism of the fracture: toughness determination (KIc and GIc), determination of J0.2 and JIc, construction of resistance curves J-R, determination essential work of fracture.

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of the impact strength: pendular impact (Charpy, Izod, Impact-traction), falling dart impact (-40 ºC up to 150 ºC)

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of the fracture toughness by instrumented impact

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Thermal and Reological Test

Led_crculo_naranja2 Analysis through Diferential Scaning Calorimetry (DSC): determinació of the thermal characteristics (glass transition temperature, melting enthalpy...), studies of thermal ageing, studies of of crosslinking processes. influence of the additives.

Led_crculo_naranja2 Detemination of Tg through Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMTA)

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of the heat deflection temperature (HDT)

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of Vicat softening temperature

Led_crculo_naranja2 Melt flow index gravimetric (MFI) and volumetric (MVR)

Led_crculo_naranja2 Determination of the intrinsic viscosity

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Mixing and additivation

Reactive extrusion, mixing of polymers, compatibilization of polymers, incorporation of fillers, fibres and additives, preparation of concentrates (masterbatch)

Extrusion

Sheet extrusion-calendering, film extrusion-blowing, cast film, extrusion parameters optimization, relationship between conditions of extrusion and properties, determination of the anisotropy in extruded products

Injection

Mould checking, production of short series and pre-series, simulation, optimization of moulds processing window, shrinkage analysis of injected parts, mucellTM microfoaming

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