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Nanotechnology laboratory needed for synthesis and characterization of new thermoset nanocomposites based on polymer and montmorillonite clay to be used for new applications. The aim of this work is the synthesis and characterization of thermoset nanocomposite based on poly (e-caprolactone) and Montmorillonite clay which present a new class of biodegradable materials allowing them to be an environment-friendly alternative .
Characterization techniques required : ? NMR Analysis ? FTIR Analysis ? Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA, DTA) ? Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) ? X-Ray Diffraction ? Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) ? Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
USA Environmental Microbiology Laboratory needed for soil testing in compliance for soil import permit would be needed. Analysis needed for
Count of viable heterotrophic organisms Count of viable oleophilic organisms (or Oil-Eating Microbes (OEMs))
Is this something you can do and do you have a foreign soil import permit? Please let us know as soon as you can.
Packaging Company needs Microbiology Laboratory for testing antibacterial cloth according to REACH 155 SVHC HEAVY METAL IN PACKAGING ANTIBACTERIA JIS L 1902-2008
There will be 2 types, I believe the only difference is the colour, but we will need to test both just in case.
Please can you confirm the lead time, price and how many samples you will need for the tests?
Thank you .
LONG-TERM TESTING Swimwear Manufacturer needs textiles testing facility for multiple testing to review our fabrics for quality and consistency.
We have some fabric lots we've received more recently with inconsistencies and are looking to determine the underlying differences as well as performance quality.
We have right now two fabrics we're looking to test, both are stretch wovens used for swimwear and with the below fabric contents: 89% Nylon, 11% Elastane 85% Nylone, 15% Elastane
Can you quote us on the below tests we are interested in? And what is your usual turnaround time?
Thread Count Fabric Weight Fabric Thickness Dimensional stability - Shrinkage, Elongation, Stretch and Recovery Color Fastness to different possibilities - sea, chlorine, water, sun exposure, etc
Laboratory needed for weathering testing of bamboo material utilized in light fixtures for exposure to all outdoor elements i.e. wind, rain, sun, etc. to determine the longevity of bamboo fixture to last outdoors without major discoloration or material failure. especially to mold.
Third-Party Laboratory needed for environmental simulation and packaging testing of new foam composite packaging materials made from wood and nanocellulose. drop test, humidity (climate) test to measure the amount of moisture adsorption using the humidity chambers and the compression test. Please give us a cost estimation of these tests also how long time it takes for each test? What are the sample size and quantity requirements for the drop test, compression test and the climate test?
Materials Laboratory needed for Nitrile Glove Testing to Chemotherapy Drugs and Concentration ( Tested for Resistance to Permeation by Chemotherapy Drugs as per ASTM D6979-05 Standard Test Method for Polyurethane Raw Materials: Determination of Basicity in Polyols, Expressed as Percent Nitrogen
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for conformity testing of the certificates and declarations for 3 different sustainable brand garments that are planned to be sold on the Internet (D2C). T-shirt made of 80%organic cotton and 20%seacell treated with pepper mint oil that gives the anti-odor effect - Hoodie made of 52%recycled cotton and 48% recycled polyester - Trackpants made of 52%recycled cotton and 48% recycled polyester All the textile suppliers have sent us the certifications of the fabrics The garment producing facility is also preparing their certificates. But we would like to verify. I would like to kindly ask you to check and provide us with the quote on the following: - do we need a conformity declaration to sell on the markets mentioned above? - do we need a general product safety declaration? - if the declarations above are
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM peel off performance testing of reduced graphene oxide rGO coated textiles with adhesive tapes. The process for common peel off tests are 90, 180, circular and T-shape test standards for common adhesive materials Flexible-rigid, Flexible-Flexible contact which ever is suitable according to ASTM standards for Textile substrates such as woven, knitted fabrics.
Apparel Company needs Textile Laboratory for General Certificate of Conformity GCC and REACH testing to support certification for finished garments in order to have the right to sell on the EU, UK, USA, China markets including: General Certificate of Conformity (GCC) GB 5296.4-2012 GB 18401-2010 GB 31701-2015 GB 29862-2013 GB/T 8685-2008 Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006-REACH-Azocolorants Content in Textiles Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006-REACH-Organotin Content (4T)
Forensics Laboratory needed for Forensic Ink Date Testing for a one page document believed to be 19 years old. Would interested in professional opinion general age or a window of time that you can use in negotiations and/or in an official capacity. Please contact requester with questions.
Advanced Materials Company needs Materials Laboratory for ASTM testing of metal clad fibers to ASTM E595 Standard Test Method for Total Mass Loss and Collected Volatile Condensable Materials from Outgassing in a Vacuum Environmentfor TML (Total Mass Loss) and CVCM (Collected Volatile Condensable Materials) data.
Large Corporation needs Materials Laboratory to test chamber fabric to the following standards: FEDERAL STANDARD: TEXTILE TEST METHODS FTMS 191, Method 5460 or alternatively, ASTM D1434-82, Procedure V Standard Test Method for Determining Gas Permeability Characteristics of Plastic Film and Sheeting
This is the TSO standard requirements for helium permeability of chamber fabric for your reference.
4.2.1 Permeability Materials used in the construction of the air holding cell shall have a maximum permeability to helium of 5 L/m2 in 24 hours at 77 °F (25 °C) when tested in accordance with 5.6.3. 5.6.3 Permeability The permeability shall be tested in accordance with the Permeability test procedure in FTMS 191, Method 5460 or alternatively, ASTM D1434-82, Procedure V may be used. The permeameter shall be calibrated for the gas used
Third-Party Laboratory needed for large scale flammability and other testing for a performance space including: CBC 2603.9 - Special approval. Foam plastic shall not be required to comply with the requirements of Section 2603.4 or those of the Section 2603.6 where specifically approved based on large scale test such as, but not limited to, NFPA 286 (with the acceptance criteria of Section 803.1.2.1), FM 4880, UL 1040 or UL 1715. Such testing shall be related to the actual end -use configuration and be performed on the finished manufactured foam plastic assembly in the maximum thickness intended for use. Foam plastics that are used as interior finish on the basis of special tests shall also conform to the flame spread and smoke-developed requirements of Chapter 8. Assemblies tested shall include seams, joints and other typical details
Performance Laboratory needed for AATCC and ASTM water and blood penetration resistance testing of non-woven used in protective clothing to the following standards: AATCC42 Water Resistance: Impact Penetration Test AATCC127 Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test ASTM F1670 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Synthetic Blood, ASTM F1671 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens Using Phi-X174 Bacteriophage Penetration as a Test System
Materials Laboratory needed for EN performance testing of fabric used in protective clothing to the following EN Standards: EN:11611 PROTECTION AGAINST SMALL SPLASHES OF MOLTEN METAL, AND BRIEF CONTACT WITH FLAME, EN:11612 Protective clothing Clothing to protect against heat and flame, EN:1149 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING ? ELECTROSTATIC PROPERTIES - PART 5: PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS , EN: 61482 EN 61482-1-2 - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AGAINST THE HAZARDS OF AN ELECTRIC ARC, EN:13034 EN 13034 - PROTECTION AGAINST LIQUID CHEMICALS
Bioanalytical Laboratory needed for Cellular Adherence R&D Study on 2D glass samples with 4 different types of nanotechnology surface coating on 3 different types of cells. . On each surface, we would like to test 1) cellular adherence to the surface, and 2) cellular proliferation rate. The cell types we want assessed are: 1) HeLa (epithelial) cells 2) BAE-1 (endothelial) cells 3) SH-SY5Y (neuroblast) cells
The 2D glass samples would have a thin surface coating of: 1) Nothing (plain glass control) 2) Proprietary 'adhesive' coating #1 (non-hazardous, non-toxic) 3) Proprietary coating #2 (non-hazardous, non-toxic) 4) Commercial Adhesive coating (control #2)
It is important that testing methods include: - microscopic imaging (i.e. provide us with images) of each cell type on each of the 4 surfaces outlined above at three dif
Textiles Laboratory needed for wash/dry durability testing for a bed sheet fabric. The parameters are as follows: 300 wash cycles at 50 C 300 tumble dry 50 C Fabric is a polyester and satin bedding sheet
The factors that I am looking to test are as follows:
- Dimensional changes in Warp and Weft of Fabric - Static and Kinetic coefficient of friction changes of fabric - Surface roughness
Large Corporation needs Laboratory for the evaluation of a material used in the manufacturer of sanitary parts. The material is not homogeneous.The tests needed include 1.Multi-axial testing 2.Anistropic material properties determination 3.Viscoelastic properties 4.Strain rate dependent properties 5.Endurance testing
Accredited Toxicology Laboratory(OECD/GLP) needed for OECD 421 Skin absorption study We are interested in transfer characteristics of a quaternary ammonium compound (absorbed in/on a certain cellulosic fabric's fibers) from the fabric to user skin surface (thus complementary to, or may be along with, the attached study of transfer through the skin).
Laboratory needed for ASTM seawater biodegradability testing of biomaterial composites to determine if the materials degrade in marine water to ASTM D6691 Standard Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in the Marine Environment by a Defined Microbial Consortium or Natural Sea Water Inoculum
Medical Devices Laboratory needed for performance and microbiology testing of medical textiles to EN 13795: 2011 A1: 2013 including Tensile strength - dry and wet - EN 29073-3:1992 Burst strength - dry and wet - EN 13938-1Resistance to fluid penetration - EN 20811Cleanliness microbial - EN 1174 (replaced by EN ISO 11737)Cleanliness particulate matter - ISO 9073-10Linting - ISO 9073-10 Resistance to microbial penetration - dry - ISO 22612Resistance to microbial penetration - wet - ISO 22610.My main question is, if you are able to perform such tests?
Materials laboratory needed for ASTM bench mark testing of acrylic caulks. Tests needed include Application Rate v2 ASTM C1183 Boeing Flow ASTM D2202 Tack Free Time (TFT) ASTM C679 Shore A Hardness ASTM D2240 Tensile ASTM D412 Elongation ASTM D412 Modulus @25% ASTM D412 Modulus @50% ASTM D412 Modulus @75% ASTM D412 Modulus @100% ASTM D412 Weight Loss ASTM C1246 Volume Shrinkage ASTM C1241 QUV Chamber ASTM C793
Performance laboratory needed for ASTM and ISO testing of protective fabric used in coveralls to ASTM F2130, Standard Test Method for Measuring Repellency, Retention, and Penetration of Liquid Pesticide Formulation Through Protective Clothing Materials or iso 22608, Protective clothing Protection against liquid chemicals Measurement of repellency, retention, and penetration of liquid pesticide formulations through protective clothing materials A lab with ISO17491-4 capabilities would be welcomed.
Materials laboratory needed for flammability of industrial, coated textiles to two BS Specifications including: BS 7837:1996,Specification for flammability performance for textiles used in the construction of marquees and similar textile structures BS 5438:1989, Methods of test for flammability of textile fabrics when subjected to a small igniting flame applied to the face or bottom edge of vertically oriented specimens
Materials laboratory needed for measuring heat insulation properties of clothing insulation to the current industry standard for hand warmers. The laboratory would need to be able to measure temperature of the hand warmers every five or ten minutes over a period of several hours. The testing environment needs to emulate natural conditions, and the temperature of the environment would need to be below freezing during testing.
Home furnishings company needs textile laboratory for BS testing of inner fibers of duvet quilts to BS 5335 Test Standard for Continental quilts containing fillings other than feather and/or down including dimensional tolerances, thermal resistance, color fastness, dimensional changes, seams, marking, grades (quality), specimen preparation, dimensional measurement, thermal testing, and drape determination.
Medical Device Laboratory needed for microbiology and physical testing of medical drapes and surgical gowns to several EN ISO standards: 1. EN ISO 22612 Resistance to Microbial Penetration - Dry, 2. EN ISO 22610 Resistance to Microbial Penetration - Wet, 3. EN ISO 11737-1 Cleanliness - Microbial, 4. EN ISO 9073-10 Cleanliness - Particulate Matter/Linting, 5. EN 20811 Resistance to Liquid Penetration 6. EN ISO 13938-1 Bursting Strength - Dry, 7. EN ISO 13938-1 Bursting Strength - Wet, 8. EN 29073-3 Tensile Strength - Dry and, 9. EN 29073-3 Tensile Strength - Wet
ISO 17025 certified analytical chemistry laboratory needed for OECD testing of phenol blocked polyisocyanate to the following OECD Guidelines for Chemicals:
OECD 107 - Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water): Shake Flask Method OECD 117 - Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water), HPLC Method OECD 123 - Partition Coefficient (1-Octanol/Water): Slow-Stirring Method
Materials laboratory needed for integrity / life expectancy testing of PVDF and Tedlar used in Supported Structure industry and Fabric Structure industry. The textiles are used in products that have a life expectancy of 20 years and need weathering verification over time that the textiles hold up to the elements like sun, rain, etc.
Packaging laboratory needed for various ASTM and ISTA testing of engineered parts packaging including 1) Free drop : Reference Specifications: ASTM D 5276 and ISTA 2A 2) Vibration : Reference Specifications: ASTM D 4728 and ISTA 2A 3) Shock : Free fall impact test 4) Compression : Reference Specifications: ASTM D 642 and ISTA 2A
LONG-TERM TESTING Plastics laboratory needed for acetaldehyde and viscosity testing of PET to 2 ASTM standards: for acetaldehyde according ASTM F2013-10 Determination of Residual Acetaldehyde in Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottle Polymer Using an Automated Static Head-Space Sampling Device and a Capillary Gas Chromatography with a Flame Ionization Detector and IV according ASTM 4603-96, Determining Inherent Viscosity of Poly(EthyleneTerephthalate) (PET) by Glass Capillary Viscometer
Materials laboratory needed for IEC testing of adhesive tapes to IEC 60454 (pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes for electrical purposes) including tensile strength, elongation at break, flexibility, electrical conductivity, adhesiveness, weathering testing, fire resistance, thermal endurance, and water vapor permeability.
Construction laboratory needed for materials and toxicity testing of naval thermal insulation testing to various standards including: NCD 1427 : SPECIFICATION FOR MINERAL WOOL MARINE BOARD FOR THERMAL AND ACOUSTIC INSULATION ON BOARD INDIAN NAVAL SHIPS
NCD 1433 : SPECIFICATIONS FOR ELASTOMERIC NITRILE THERMAL INSULATION FOR USE ONBOARD INDIAN NAVAL SHIPS
LONG-TERM TESTING Materials laboratory needed for ASTM & FED-STD textiles testing for non-fibrous and soluble materials content using soxhlet extraction procedure to FED-STD-191 and absence of detectable silicone grease and oil determined by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis by sample extractions using ASTM D 1836
Large cabling company needs a laboratory for fire resistance cable testing to BS 6387 Cat C W & Z.
1) Copper conductor, Mica tape, XLPE insulation, LSHF Bedding, Galvanized SWA and LSHF final Sheath.
3) Copper conductor, Mica tape, XLPE insulation, LSHF Bedding, AWA and LSHF final Sheath. This cables will be tested as per ( BS 6387 Cat C W & Z ).
Plastics / Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM physical testing of plastic crates from different suppliers including: Raw material tests as per ASTM D4976 + ASTM D5203, density, melt flow rate, elongation at break, tensile strength, UV resistance, stress crack resistant, impact test as per SASO-GSO 1863.
Large Custom Furniture Manufacturing Company needs laboratory for product durability testing for a Murphy Bed for 3FNE 99-583A compliance.Bed mechanisms shall be cycle tested by means of attaching a mechanical arm to the frame of the wall bed so that it continually lifts and lowers the bed from a use or horizontal position to stored or vertical position. During the course of testing, no maintenance, lubrication or alterations to the bed are permitted. Perform the cycle test by continually lifting and lowering the wall bed from the use/horizontal position to a stored/vertical position 10,000 times at a rate of 2 cycles per minute.
Microbiology laboratory needed for establishing a slf-sustaining microbiome including establish a ratio of microorganisms to populate a small (5cu/mm) biome that can sustain life for as long as possible. Ideally the biome can tolerate temperatures as low as 10c and as high as 40c. We have fine control over the amount and wavelengths of light that enter the biome.
Laboratory needed for National Electrical Manufacturers Association NEMA testing two LED modules to the 2005 NEMA TS 4, section 5, Display properties? Contrast Ratio Cone of Vision Luminance Intensity Chromaticity Limits. Everything but the Luminous Intensity Uniformity.
The LED modules are 16 pixels x 16 pixels. Each pixel is comprised of 3 LEDs (RGB). The modules are approximately 13x13x1.
Geophysical laboratory needed to make geophysical measurements on 1-5 soil cores, each comprised of multiple test samples. The desired measurements include Compressional (P) and shear (S) wave seismic velocity, Electrical conductivity/resistivity, Dielectric permittivity, Hydraulic conductivity/permeability, Matric bulk density, Soil water retention parameters (van Genuchten alpha, n, m)
Technology Laboratory needed for Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers SMPTE Testing to , SMPTE 425 and 2082. Specially with the jitter testing for SMPTE 425, and return loss and signal sensitivity for SMPTE 2082. Let me know if you want to have a conference call to review this request or if you can provide a quote.
West Coast Environmental Laboratory needed for analytical chemistry testing: ID testing for forms of calcium and phosphorus in sample. We are irrigating our golf courses with effluent, and the sample we propose to submit is a scale which builds up within the walls of our PVC piping system, eventually breaking off and clogging the irrigation heads. We had a ICP test run through A&L labs, which only identified total calcium and phos.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for efficacy testing for copper(II)chloride solution product 'Native blue' algaecide or improve water strength against water born bacteria, algae & fungi to reduce chlorine consumption. Our product 'Native blue' use in swimming pool water for more than 5years.
USA Biomedical Sports Laboratory needed for Thermo Regulator effect Testing on Human and not minikin. the athlete should exercise wearing a thermo regulator shirt. and check the temperature of the chest before and after exercise and compare it to rest of the body not wearing the thermo regulator garment.