Automotive polymers and plastics functionality and tests for including expertise in physical testing to gain understanding of the materials’ properties
Intertek provides plastics functionality tests to determine the mechanical properties of polymers, plastics and composite compounds used by the Automotive Industry. Tests include hardness, tensile strength, impact strength, dimensional stability, heat of combustion and more.
Plastic functionality processing laboratory tests for the automotive industry
|Charpy (-40 - 120 °C)||ISO 179 1eA / 1eU, 2C|
|Izod (un)notched (-40 - 120°C)||ISO 180 1A / 4A|
|Flexural modulus (-40 - 120°C)||ISO 178, ASTM D790|
|Tensile strength (-40 - 120°C)||ISO 527 1A, 1B, 5A / ISO 37/2|
|Falling dart (VEM)||ISO 6603|
|Shore hardness||ISO 868|
|Ball indentation Hardness||ISO 2039|
|HDT||ISO 75 A/B/C|
|Vicat||ISO 306 A/B|
|Linear expansion coefficient||ASTM D696 (CLTE)|
|Heat resistance||In house method|
|Mould shrinkage||ISO 294-4|
Intertek offers broad range of high-tech analytical testing facilities and methods available for testing of additives and fillers in performance enhancers:
Intertek is ISO 9001:2000 certified and has ISO 17025 accreditation for many tests.
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