Mechanical Characterization

 

Tinius-Olsen Instruments


 

 
  • Tensile properties as per ASTM D-638 for solid polymer/polymer blend and for film as per ASTM D-882 from –40°C to 110°C
  • Flexural properties as per ASTM D-680
  • Gardner Impact as per ASTM D-3029 and D-4226
  • Izod/Charpy impact test as per ASTM D-256
  • Heat Deflection as per ASTM D-648


 


Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analyzer (DMTA-IV)

 

  
  • Film, foam, solid, gel, composite
  • 6 different fixtures: single cantilever, dual cantilever, three point bending, compression, tension and shear sandwich
  • Temperature range from –40°C to 400°C
  • 5 decades range of frequency
  • Dynamic properties of polymer such as linear viscoelastic region, elastic (E’) and viscous (E”) modulus and tan d as a function of frequency, time and amplitude
  • Glass transition of solid polymer, polymer blend, filled polymer or rubber
  • Time Temperature Superposition
  • Creep and recovery
  • Strain Rate Test

 

 

Rheometric Solid Analyzer  RSA-2

 



  • Rheometric Scientific RSA-2
  • Film, fiber, foam, solid, gel, composite
  • 7 different fixtures: monofilament fiber, single cantilever, dual cantilever, three point bending, compression, tension and shear sandwich
  • Temperature range from –80°C to 400°C
  • 5 decades range of frequency
  • Dynamic properties of polymer such as linear viscoelastic region, elastic (E’) and viscous (E”) modulus and tan d as a function of frequency, time and amplitude
  • Glass transition of fiber, solid polymer, polymer blend, filled polymer or rubber
  • Time Temperature Superposition
  • Stress Relaxation
  • Strain Rate Test




 

 


 

For More Information, please contact

Dr. Herman Suwardi

973-642-7947

herman@polymers-ppi.org

 

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