When things go wrong, one needs a quick and reliable answer to a series of questions. For this experts are needed who have experience in a broad range of products and applications. Often a certain failure has occurred earlier in a total different application.
Consulting Kiwa you have access to such experts in polymer materials. They will ask you questions such like:
- What caused the failure?
- How can we prevent further damage?
- What to do to avoid such failure in future?
- Who is to blame?
These questions and more, can be answered.
Avoid unnecessary time and money
Kiwa experts 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.
Kiwa is active in many application areas. Many projects have been carried out in sectors like gas, water, building, offshore, medical, food, feed and 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
Are you facing problems (damages, failures) regarding the use of polymeric materials?
Do you like to know what is the cause of a failure or a damage and how it can be prevented in the future?
Consult Kiwa to discuss your questions.
Kiwa has specialized business units that focus on specific market segments, in the Netherlands and internationally. We offer specialist services in areas such as energy and water, fire safety and security, infrastructure, roof and facade advice, sports facilities and training. You can contact these business units for testing, inspection, certification, training and consultancy tailored to your market segment.