The Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers delivers many services in the field of rubber engineering products:

  • specific testing of bearings or fenders or other products, like compression characterics
  • testing of physical-mechanical properties of rubber-metal and textile reinforced products
  • failure analysis
  • service life prediction 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
  • certification

For approvals and certification (CE) of elastomeric bridge bearings we will bring you in contact with the Kiwa Department that is Notified Body for these products.

Relevant to designers, manufactures and users of engineering products like: elastomeric bearings - fenders - compensators - rubber-textile composites - rubber-metal products.

At all stages of development and use.

For more information, please feel free to contact our Rubber Team consultants,
tel +31 70 4144555 or rubber@kiwa.nl