Relevant to suppliers and users of polymeric materials and products.

Standard tests on polymers 

All equipment to perform the standard tests on polymers are available, such as:

  • Uniform tensile and compression machines up to forces of 500 kN
  • Equipment for tensile and compression tests at high or low temperatures
  • A large number of ovens and climate chambers
  • A large number of impact testers
  • Ageing equipment, like ozone chambers and almost all types of UV testers
  • Analysers like: TGA, FT-IR, DSC, GC and GC-MS
  • OIT, MFI testers
  • Abrasion resistance testers
  • Hardness testers
  • Thermal baths with a large number of pressure points for internal water pressure testing of pipes, fittings and joints
  • Relaxation and creep test equipment
  • SEM EDX (EDS)
  • IR-microscopy
  • Light microscopy
  • and many more ....


Services Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers

  • testing of physical-mechanical properties
  • damage and failure analysis
  • service life prediction for specific applications
  • consultancy for plastics and rubbers with respect to specifications and requirements for specific applications
  • material selections
  • inspections and guidance on location
  • quality control and validation

Whenever you have a need to test a polymer material or product.

Please contact us for more information.