With the Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers you have access to such experts in polymer materials. Questions like: What caused the failure?, How can we prevent further damage?, What to do to avoid such failure in future?, Who is to blame? and more, can be answered by our investigations. The experts of the Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers are used to work under the time stress related to such items and can react on your questions in a short time period. Also they are able to help you in asking the right questions so that you really get the answers you need. With this, unnecessary time and money consuming activities can be avoided.

We can help you with all kinds of materials, as there are: rubbers (both natural and synthetic), thermoplastic elastomers, thermoplastics, thermoset polymers and reinforced plastics.

The Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers is active in many application areas. In the past projects have been carried out in the gas, water, building, offshore, medical, food, feed and in the industry.

An outline of our services:

  • testing of physical-mechanical properties of plastic and rubber materials and products
  • failure analysis
  • service life prediction of plastic and rubber products for specific applications
  • independent arbitrations
  • consultancy with respect to specifications and requirements for specific applications
  • material selections
  • inspections and guidance on location
  • quality control and validation

All who face problems (damages, failures) regarding the use of polymeric materials.

When you like to know what is the cause of a failure or a damage and how it can be prevented in the future.

For the approval and certification of products for drinking water and/or gas application we will bring you into contact with the certification department.