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USA LABORATORY MULTIPLE TESTS MULTIPLE PRODUCTS LONG-TERM CONTRACT Healthcare Manufacturer needs USA Microbiology Laboratories to quote at 1 lot volume on the following tests below.
Please quote at 1 lot volume for each test. LAL Kinetic Chromogenic Inhibition/Enhancement ValidationLAL Kinetic Chromogenic TestInhibition/Enhancement LAL Gel Clot TestLAL Limit ScreenANSI/AAMI/ISO 11737-1: BioburdenValidation of BioburdenANSI/AAMI/ISO 11737-2: SterilityBacteriostasis and Fungastasis Validation Test
USA LABORATORY MULTIPLE TESTS LEGAL NGO involved in Prop 65 litigation needs USA Contract Laboratory for the following two tests:
1. phthalate (DEPH) test on a plastic product, and also a quote for orders of 5-10 tests at a time. 2. acrylamide in food? If so, can you please give me a similar price quote? Thank you.
MULTIPLE TESTS Pharmaceutical packaging company needs Packaging Laboratory for the following ASTM testing on blister laminates (PVC/PVDC). The tests to be performed are given below. Tensile strength, elongation at break, vicat softening point, Sealing (peeling test), water vapour transmission rate.
MIDDLE EAST LABORATORY Middle East Laboratory needed to measure the viscosity of Polyether Polyol using method ISO3219 Plastics ? Polymers/resins in the liquid state or as emulsions or dispersions ? Determination of viscosity using a rotational viscometer with defined shear rate
MULTIPLE TESTS Contract Laboratory needed with a VOC chamber simulate sunlight lighting conditions for testing of VOC gas on painted versus bare plastic sheet.
Need pricing on the following: How much is the chamber test+UV for 1 type of VOC gas?
can I get a quotation for 2 VOC removal testing (paint coated vs no-paint uncoated 30x30cm plastic sheet)
MULTIPLE PRODUCTS MULTIPLE TESTS USA Materials Laboratory needed for the following fabric reinforcement testing of resin laminates
1. Resin Solids 2. Volatiles 3. Flow 4. Gel Time
Types are based upon fabric reinforcement used and are defined per AMS-C-9084: MILITARY SPECIFICATION: CLOTH, GLASS, FINISHED, FOR RESIN LAMINATES Type 120 Type 1581 Type 7781 Type 1584
Manufacturing company needs Materials Laboratory for the following UV transmittance testing on plastic specimens.
Acrylic specimen for the UV transmittance. (to measure the spectral transmittance of the specimen in the range of 290 nm to 330 nm wavelength band and to find the maximum percentage of transmission of UV light through the specimen). Report the value of one specimen of 1/2 in. ± 0.01 in. (12.7 mm ± 0.25 mm) thickness with light passing through polished faces. Report the maximum per cent transmission detected between 290 nm and 330 nm and the peak location where the maximum per cent transmission was located.
MULTIPLE PRODUCTS Medical Device Company needs Materials Laboratory for ASTM Anaerobic Biodegradation Studies to ASTM-D5511 Standard Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under High-Solids Anaerobic-Digestion Conditions for 180 days max.
Contract Laboratory needed for OECD435 testing of strontium to determine if it is a skin corrosive 1A under CLP (H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage) without testing, but based on pH>11.5. For transport, pH is not considered, so we would like to test to define if we need to classify or not. In Europe we are already classifying it as corrosive for transport (UN3131); in Asia they don't (UN 3208 - by lack of corrosivity study results) and that causes marketing disadvantages in Europe.
So therefore our request for a study to define the corrosivity for once and for all. Only for transport - as the CLP rules continue to apply.
Sr reacts with water. The reaction is exothermic but not violently. So there is no problem accumulating explosive concentrations of H2 gas when working under the hood.
FDA Contract Testing Facility needed for BFE and PFE, fiber diameter size and air permeability testing of PP Melt-blown filter. Can you give us a quote for BFE and PFE testing at your institute and also, the test to check fiber diameter size and air permeability. Please let me know if you have any questions.
MULTIPLE TESTS Automotive company needs Materials Laboratory needed for photo evidence and materials analysis including elasticity testing to identify the difference between 19 known used sample rubber gasket and suspected gasket that was never replaced, but claimed to be used.
EUROPE PREFERRED BUDGET APPROVED ($4,000 EUROS) MULTIPLE TESTS MULTIPLE PRODUCTS Contract Laboratory needed for ISO antiviral testing of coated plastic foils according to ISO 21702 Measurement of antiviral activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces.
At the moment we do not know the final application of our coated PET film. Therefore we like to do the tests in a general way, mostly according to the norm. We think that the following test conditions are optimal. However, since we have limited knowledge of the test, we are open to alternative suggestions from you: - The SARS-CoV19 or a surrogate such as HCoV-229E should be used. - The test substrate is a coated PET film with an active substance in the lacquer. - As reference substrate we propose a PET film according to table B.2 of ISO 21702. - Two different incubation
Large Manufacturer needs Contract Laboratory for Anti-Virus Testing of High Pressure Laminates. We would like to test the below virus:SARS-COV-2H1N1 (Influenza Type A)ROTAVIRUSRSV Is it possible to get the above testings done? If yes please send us the quotation as well as timeline.
Medical Device Laboratory needed for quality control testing for polypropylene plastic used for medical gowns. See list of test requirements below. This will be for gowns from 2 different vendors: - flammability at front of gown - tensile, grab, dry at front of gown - tensile, trapezoidal tear, dry at front of gown - spray impact, water resistance, impact penetration at front of gown and sleeve seam. - water resistance, hydrohead at front of gown and sleeve seam - water vapor transmission rate at front of gown - seam strength at sleeve seam - lint at front of gown
USA LABORATORY (California Preferred) USA Materials Laboratory needed for the following testing on Polypropylene Regrinds Item Condition Value Melt Flow 230C/2.16kgs g/10 min Notched Izod Impact 73F (=23C) ft.lb/in Flex Modulus 1% Secant PSI Tensile Strength Yield PSI Tensile Strength Break PSI
USA LABORATORY BUDGET APPROVED ($5.000) USA Materials Laboratory needed for Deformulation/Reverse Engineering of a fishing pole polymer part along with it's MSDS. The products is made from a Polymer with Nylon and Graphite.Assistance with patent protection may also be needed.
MULTIPLE PRODUCTS Large Automotive COmpany needs Laboratory for survivability testing of SARS-Cov-2 (or substitute such as HCoV-229E) and flu viruses on multiple automotive interior surface materials (textile, artificial leather, coated plastics, etc) at various temperatures (40-60°C), humidity (20-80%), and dwell times (10-30min). Please call me to discuss a project quote and schedule?
MULTIPLE TESTS Contract Laboratory needed for the following Polyurethane Foam Seat Cover testing:
flammability test FAR Part 25 §25.853 (a) and Appendix F Part I , for toxicity ( as per BSS 7239) and heat release test also.Can you please confirm whether we have facility to this test in your lab and if yes please share the quotes for complete testing , sample sizes required and tentative time.
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Contract Laboratory needed for Films testing for antimicrobial behavior including the following analyses: oxidation (OIT) analysis, - FTIR - Co2 evolution- CO2 evolution in accordance with ASTM6954- test on plastic or rubber surfaces to ISO 22196 and ISO 21702:2019I would like to know how much is the cost for each services, it would be great if we can have a quotation as soon as possible.
SOUTH AMERICA LABORATORY South America Laboratory needed for ISO 21702 measurement of antiviral activity on plastic, test the ability of plastics to kill viruses that have come into contact with the surface of the treated material. Conducted over a 24 hour period of contact with the virus ( Influenza A virus, Feline calicivirus or similar)
MULTIPLE TESTS Polymer Laboratory needed for HDPE testing for the following
1. Specific Weight.
2. Molecular weight.
3. Composition of the sample (100% HDPE?).
4. Material composition: 4.1. If it is virgin HDPE. 4.2. If it is recycled HDPE. 4.3. If it is a mixture of virgin and recycled HDPE, and in percentages.
MULTIPLE TESTS Medical Device Contract Research Organization needed for medical resin testing for the following standards: ISO 4049 Polymer-based restorative materials ISO 10477 Polymer-based crown and veneering materials ISO 10993-1, Biological evaluation of medical devices - Part 1: Evaluation and testing within a risk management process ISO 10993-5 Biological evaluation of medical devices - Part 5: Tests for in vitro cytotoxicity ISO 10993-10 Biological evaluation of medical devices - Part 10: Tests for irritation and skin sensitization
MULTIPLE TESTINGS Pharmaceutical Laboratory needed for multiple quality tests of containers, closures and connectors for sterile catheters as per the following regulations:3.2.2. Plastic containers and closures for pharmaceutical use (EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA)3.2.9. Rubber closure for containers (EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA)Intravascular catheters - Sterile and singleuse catheters - Part 1: General requirements (ISO 10555-1)Small-bore connectors for liquids and gases in healthcare applications - Part 7: Connectors for intravascular or hypodermic applications Waiting for your kind feedback on availability of tests and quotes.
Materials Laboratory for film testing for Outer Wrap Shrink film. Please send us the Quotation of following testing. 1. HAZE 2. Gloss 3. Secant Modulous 1% - MD & CD 4. Tear Resistance- Elmendorf MD, g/sheet Material Description - 65 mic Clear LDPE Film Application - Outer Shrink Wrap
LONG-TERM PROJECT (Multiple Products) USA LABORATORY Large Company has project that is focused on characterizing our raw materials for both physical and chemical characteristics in an attempt to improve front end quality. Raw materials consist of polymers, organic and inorganic chemicals. In short, the target of the project is to characterize up to 6 lots of each raw material. We are looking for similarities or differences in purity and quality. Each chemical has been reviewed and a specific set of analysis assigned to determine contaminants or by-products that may affect final product quality. Over the last few years we have been doing the analysis in-house however recent reductions in timelines have challenged our resources so its been decided to explore outsourcing. The techniques we need support with are NMR, ICP, LC-MS, GC-MS
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Polymer Materials Laboratory needed for the following multiple tests on the HDPE of used in some of our products: 1. Specific Weight. 2. Molecular weight. 3. Composition of the sample (100% HDPE?). 4. Material composition: 4.1. If it is virgin HDPE. 4.2. If it is recycled HDPE. 4.3. If it is a mixture of virgin and recycled HDPE, and in percentages. Can you do that or recommend us somebody ? Thanks in advance for your kind cooperation.
Automotive Laboratory needed for ANSI Testing to ANSI Z26.1,Safety Glazing Materials for Glazing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment Operating on Land Highways - Safety Standard conducted on some flat polycarbonate sheet. If so, can you provide me a formal price quotation to perform 2 tests?Thanks!
Contract Laboratory needed for Biodegradability of plastic materials in a marine environment according to the following ASTM and ISO Test Methods:
ASTM D 6692-2001 Standard Test Method for Determining the Biodegradability of Radiolabeled Polymeric Plastic Materials in Seawater
ASTM D 6691-2009 Standard Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in the Marine Environment by a Defined Microbial Consortium or Natural Sea Water Inoculum
ISO 19679-2016 Plastics ? Determination of aerobic biodegradation of non-floating plastic materials in a seawater/sediment interface ? Method by analysis of evolved carbon dioxide
ISO 18830-2016 Plastics - Determination Of Aerobic Biodegradation Of Non-Floating Plastic Materials In A Seawater/Sandy Sediment Interface - Method By Measuring The Oxyg
Contract Laboratory needed for the following comparison study of the anti-virus properties of coated materials against COVID-19. We coated the water based paint on 5*5 cm acrylic sheet and compare coated and non-coat in term of the log of virus. after contact time 24 hours. We have already test Human corona virus 229E, NL63 and H1N1 we can share the report if you need.
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM testing of plastic packaging as per the following 3 ASTM Test Standards:
COF- coefficient of Friction as per ASTM D1894 MVTR - Moisture vapor Transmission Rate testing as per ASTM F1249 OTR - Oxygen Transmission Rate Testing as per ASTM D3985
Toy Laboratory needed for CPSIA and ASTM F963 plastic toy testing to ensure they are non toxic, bpa free, phthalate free and lead free. Would you mind giving us a quote for that specific test?
1 - CPSIA (15 USC 1278a) - Lead in accessible substrate materials 2 - CPSIA (16 CFR 1307) - Phthalates 3 - 220.127.116.11 (ASTM F963-17), Toy Substrate Materials - Total Lead & Soluble Test for Metals 4 - 4.2 (ASTM F963-17), Flammability 5 - ASTM F963-17, Mechanical and physical properties
Contract Laboratory needed for ISO Antiviral testing on non porous surfaces according to ISO 21702 Measurement of antiviral activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces
please describe test method, testing sample requirements, lead time for testing, laboratory availability and price quote.
MULTIPLE TESTS PROJECT Materials Laboratory needed for the following tests of Polyvinyl Chloride PVC Electrical tape: Indian Standard against testing need to be done :- IS 7809 / IEC 60454 following tests need to be done :- 1) Resistance to flame propagation (IS 7809 part2:1977 / IEC 60454-2. 2) tensile strength - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 3) adhesion to steel - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 4) adhesion to backing - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 5) dielectric strength at room temperature - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 6) dielectric strength after humid condition - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 7) electrolytic corrosion - IS 7809 part2 : 1977 and IS 8516 8) stability to accelerate ageing - IS 7809 (part3 / sec 1) : 1986
Materials Laboratory needed for ISO Testing of plastic films ISO 21702 Measurement Of Antiviral Activity On Plastics And Other Non-Porous Surfaces
If so what is the cost for doing such test for checking anti viral capability of plastic films tested after 15 minutes , 1 hr , 24 hours
USA LABORATORY (Northeast USA Preferred) Pharmaceutical Packaging Laboratory needed for child proof certification for single use, non-torque (pop top) container. The container needs to be certified compliant for drugs/medication (single use). Our containers need to be certified as child proof and I would think at a minimum would need to be FHSA and PPPA certified.
Contract Laboratory needed for ISO testing of non-stick coatings of cookwares & other home appliances coatings (plastic and silicon coatings) to ISO 22196 Measurement Of Antibacterial Activity On Plastics And Other Non-Porous Surfaces
we want to test our products with ISO-22196 antimicrobial test.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for CPSIA Product Safety Testing of plastic toy to make sure they are non toxic, bpa free, phthalate free and lead free as per: 1 - CPSIA (15 USC 1278a) - Lead in accessible substrate materials2 - CPSIA (16 CFR 1307) - Phthalates3 - 18.104.22.168 (ASTM F963-17), Toy Substrate Materials - Total Lead
Canada Laboratory needed for failure analysis of a the composition of a vinyl material applied to a sign face from varying periods, 2008 and 2014. The vinyl is applied to an acrylic substrate and utilized as a sign face. Material purchased and installed from the later period is showing evidence of deterioration (cracking and peeling) whereas vinyl from 2008 is remains intact.
Polymer Materials Laboratory needed for HDPE lining materials pull force tensiometer tests on the HDPE material. The test samples needs to be tested to full destruction which will be approximately 700 neuton.Kindly advise if you will be able to conduct these tests for us and what will the cost per test be.Your soonest reply will be highly appreciated
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM Testing of the oxygen transmission rates of different polyethylene films to ASTM Test Standard ASTM F1927. Our expected transmission rate can range from 0.05 cc mil / 100 sqin day - 100 cc mil / 100 sqin day. We'd like a quote for OTR testing per sample.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for ISO anti-microbial and anti-viral testing of decorative laminates made of superimposed layers of paper impregnated with thermosetting resins used on furniture and interior surface solutions as per ( ISO 21702-2019 (Standard for plastics / ISO 18184 (Standard for textiles).
Paper Company needs Independent Microbiology Laboratory for laminating film testing for antimicrobial efficacy against viruses and bacteria. I think it would be sufficient to test against the Human Coronavirus and the top 3 bacteria based on your recommendations. The broader the spectrum of efficacy that we are able to verify the better as long as it can be done affordably.
The antimicrobial technology incorporated into the topcoating of our polyester-based surface protection film contains silver ions in a zeolite carrier which purportedly inhibits the growth of microbes through disruption of cell metabolism and prevention of respiration. Our film is considered a treated article but has not been tested in its current configuration as a whole.
Please provide a quote and let us know how much material you would need in order to co
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM testing of vacuum pack plastic material that will be used in custom vacuum pack bag manufacturing used to vacuum pack food. This material has to comply with measured oxygen transmission rate (OTR) greater than 10,000 cc (STP) (24 hours, m2, atm) according to guidelines listed in ASTM D3985. Attached is a letter describing this specification from another supplier of these bags. But we want to manufacture our own and submit them for certification. These bags will seal fresh fish fillets. What is the cost and turn around time? Final material will create vacuum bags that are 6x7 in.
Medical Device Laboratory needed for physical testing of injection molded medical device that incorporates a colorant in the resin. I need to have the physical properties tested of the blended material (resin+colorant). Density - ASTM D792, ISO1183 Melt Flow Rate (190C/2.16kg) - ASTM D1238, ISO 1133 Melting Point (DSC) - ASTM D3418, ISO 3146 Vicat Softening Point - ASTM D1525, ISO 306 Tensile Strength Shore A Hardness FDA 21 CFR 177.1350(a)(1) safe for food contact.
FDA Medical Device Laboratory needed with experience with polymers for performing the following biodegradability, stability sterility studies andanalytical testing on a hydrogel - Molecular Weight and mole ratios Rheological Testing Viscosity Storage (G') and loss modulus (G'') vs temperature for 25 wt% polymer in saline - over a temperature range of 15 to 40 C Shear thinning during mechanical load of injection Sol to gel transition temp Sterility Shelf life Degradation products of gel over time, TBD Biocompatability What mass of material would be required? Costs for tests? Turn around time?
Microbiology Laboratory needed for toxicology studies of a spunbond PLA nonwoven to determine its' suitability for use in facemask applications including In Vitro Cytotoxicity - Agar diffusion test for cytotoxicity: ISO 10993-5 Skin Irritation:In Vitro EpiDerm Skin Irritation Test (EPI-200-SIT, OECD 439) Or Primary Dermal Irritation in Rabbits (ISO)
Polymer Laboratory needed for producing polymer films and then testing 3 samples of LDPE granules and need to measure density (ISO 1133) and tensile strength (MD/TD, ISO 527-3, 50 microns, BUR = 3:1) for this samples. We can provide only granules. Films need to be produced in your laboratory.
Polymer Laboratory needed for PET Flakes testing. The tests we need are as follows: Presence of poly bromo diphenyl, poly chlorine diphenyl; Size of the flakes Impurities - metal, paper, wood, labels., etc; Moisture, Ph; Containing non-transparent plastic - OPAK; Presence of hazard chemicals; Mass density; Melt temperature;Please let me know whether you can do the above test and what would be the price.
Polymer Laboratory needed for ISO testing of polyurethane samples to the following laboratory test standards:
Analysis Method Unit Hardness ISO 868 Shore A Tensile strength EN 12803 MPa Elongation at break EN 12803 % Tear strength ISO 34-2 KN/m Abrasion resistance UNI EN 12770 mm3 Melt Flow Index MFI (5 kg, 205 °C) - g x10 min
Consumer Products Laboratory (preferably Canada) needed for harmful chemicals testing in memory form and polyester used in pillows and mattresses like Methylene dianiline, Vinilideine chloride, Methyl benzene, Dimethylformamide fire resistance in mattresses companies might be using chemicals such as Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, boric acid, Chlorinated tris etc.
Please note this is for students science project.
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM Testing of Rebar according to several ASTM Test Standards. The Rebar is made of Glass Fiber -Reinforced plastic(GFRP) of compositer material for 4 dimensions of 10,13,16 and 22mm
Testing per ASTM D7957 but require as follows
ASTM D7205/D792 Measurd cross-sectional Area-straight portion ASTM D7205 Tensile properties(strenght,modulus,strain)-straight portion ASTM D7617 Transverse shear strength-straight portion ASTM D7913 Bond strength to concrete ASTM D7205 Tensile strength post Alkaline Resistance exposure ASTM D7914 Strength of bent ASTM D7205 Tensile properties
Polymer Laboratory needed with the capability to determine vapor pressure as a function of temperature (-42 C to 71 C range) or even just vapor pressure at 71 C, for a series of fluids, including a silicone polymer, two fairly inert silanes, a low molecular weight fluorocarbon, and a heat transfer agent (blend of alkanes)? Please provide a price estimate.
Materials Laboratory needed for Electrical insulation testing for switchboard sheets according to ASTM D 178 Standard Specification for Rubber Insulating Matting ( test fire, ozone, oil retardancy also ), if you can perform these tests, please send us the quotation for one piece.
Packaging Laboratory needed to evaluate several anti static polypropylene valve bags. We have some suppliers who say they can make it, but I would need to set up a testing program to verify the resistance to static shock on the bags. I would like to get a contact to discuss testing cost and what would be needed to establish a base line for the product.
Manufacturer needs Laboratory for testing domestic recycled high density polyethylene bottles for compliance with Japanesse chemical control law, philippine chemical control law, Korean chemical control law, China IECSC, IS9833:1981, U.S EPA TSCA Chemical inventory, Canadian CEPA DSL and NDSL and California Prop 65 list.
Film Maker needs Independent Laboratory for investigation and labeling claims testing of three plastics products for documentary.
1st company: They claim all their products are 100% organic, 100% non toxic, no petrochemicals, compostable, safe to be ingested by marine life, no GMO, the owner dissolve the cassava bag in hot water and drink it, the cassava starch bag can be burned and will not be carcinogen or release any dioxin.
I have already test for bio-content astm D6866, the results came with 49% fossil carbon. I need to know more about these 49%. I have also tested for PVOH, the lab that did the test wasn't really helpful « There is not significant PVOH and more test need to be done». My source who did test PVOH with another lab came with way more accurate results. But I need to do those test under my name.
I would need
Microbiology Laboratory needed for microbiological analysis in HDPE buckets, drums, cans and carafes?. I need mesophiles, coliforms, fungi and yeasts and if possible some pathogen such as Salmonella or E. coli; and also if you handle any chemical migration analysis, such as, heavy metal analysis
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for boot testing for identification of materials (Leather and RUbber) used in the body of the boot and the sole. It should be used to determine if competitor product used full grain leather or a combination of leather and PU coating. also the sole of the boot was to be rubber and I am sure this is a injected PU sole.
Hello,I am looking for qualified and certified laboratories in the US that are able to test under the norm ASTM D5338-15 Standard Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under Controlled Composting Conditions, Incorporating Thermophilic Temperatures . I appreciate your input on this.
Materials Laboratory needed for ISO biodegradability testing on PE tarpaulin according to ISO15985 Plastics ? Determination of the ultimate anaerobic biodegradation and disintegration under high-solids anaerobic-digestion conditions ? Method by analysis of released biogas
Materials Laboratory needed for plastics ASTM flammability and materials testing to the folowing test methods: :WEIGHT ASTM D751 THICKNESS DIN EN ISO 2286-3 TENSILE STRENGHT ASTM D751 ELONGATION ASTM D751 TEAR RESISTANCE ASTM D5733 FLAMMABILITY FMVSS302 SHRINKAGE SAE J883 COLD RESISTANCE @ -30 °C SAE J323 Could you tell us if you can make it, time and cost?
Accredited laboratory need to perform PVC fitting testing in compliance with requirements of ES BN 1329-1:2014 Plastics Piping Systems For Soil And Waste Discharge (Low And High Temperature) Within The Building Structure. Unplasticized Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC-U). Specifications For Pipes, Fittings And The System (British Standard)
Contract Laboratory needed for an evaluation of plastic cups and lids of Polypropylene. We are going to provide a new raw material that contains 30% filler-minerals. How can we identify that the raw material contains 30% minerals? Do you make this test in your lab? If yes, is necessary to send you pellet of raw material or the final product (cup or lid)?
Materials Laboratory needed for plastics thermal testing for Thermal Shock (BI 107-05) Size of each piece: 30.5 x 14 cm Number of pieces for each test: 8 pieces for each test
2. Can you support us with the quote? 3 What is the delivery time of the tests? 4. Do we need to send specific information? (I am including in this mail, the standards required for each of the tests)
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM testing of PVC to ASTM-D696 Standard Test Method for Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion of Plastics Between -30°C and 30°C With a Vitreous Silica Dilatometer
The Report should consist Unit of Measure; it should be in pursuance to Industry Standards valid in USA, UK and India. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Packaging Laboratory needed for comparison study and leak resistance performance/properties study of PET/RPET clamshell food containers. Fill PET/RPET clamshell food containers with liquids (water, fruit juice, etc) and suspend them so the liquid is in contact with the lid and base of the container, and see how much/if any liquid escapes the container over x amount of time. I am not sure if there are any certifications/standards for this type of testing; if so, they are preferred.
Coffeee Company needs Polymer Laboratory needed for non-destructive testing of cup thermoformed plastic us for Oxygen Transmission Rate (OTR) and Moisture vapor transmission rate MVTR. to ASTM D3985 Standard Test Method for Oxygen Gas Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Coulometric Sensor or another suitable method.
USA or Europe A2LA Polymer Laboratory needed for General Motors GMW Test Standards Testing to determine scratch resistance of polypropylene plaques using Taber Five Finger equipment and Erichsen Scratch test equipment as per GMW 14688 Scratch and Mar Resistance and GMW 14698.
Materials Laboratory needed for aging studies on polyurethane insulation used on pipelines to the following ASTM Test Methods: 1) ASTM C335, 2) ASTM D2126
3) Assembly bond shear strength at 73°F ± 4 °F (23 °C ± 2°C) un-aged and thermally aged (pipe heated to 320F (160C) for 3600hrs or heated to 338F (170C) for 1450hrs)
4) Assembly bond shear strength at 284°F ± 4 °F (140 °C ± 2°C) un-aged and thermally aged (pipe heated to 320F (160C) for 3600hrs or heated to 338F (170C) for 1450hrs)
Please note that #3 and 4 involve heating a 10 foot long assembly and then cutting out three chunks for each test and utilize hot fluid pumped through the pipe with the jacket at room temperature. So that would be atmospheric pressure.
I will need an idea about turnaround time and cost.
Materials laboratory needed for multiple tests (DIN and ISO) on Polyurethane as per below.
Mechanical loss factor DIN53513 Static shear modules DIN ISO 1827 Dynamic shear modulus DIN ISO 1827 Min. tensile stress at rupture DIN EN ISO 527-3/5/100 Min. tensile elongation at rupture DIN EN ISO 527-3/5/100 Abrasion test DIN EN ISO 4649 Residual compression set DIN ISO 1856 Static & Dynamic E-modulus test DIN 53513 Inflammability DIN 4102 EN ISO 11925-2
Please confirm the testing availability including the cost of each test and lead time to conduct the tests.
Your soonest reply on the above would be highly ap
Accredited laboratory needed to perform ASTM Biodegradation Testing of Plastic Films to ASTM D-5511 Standard Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under High-Solids Anaerobic-Digestion Conditions or D-5526 Standard Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under High-Solids Anaerobic-Digestion Conditions
Accredited laboratory needed for FDA and Proposition 65 testing of polypropylene for the following: 1. Determination of n-hexane and DBP content (According to Proposition 65) 2. Overall migration (According to EU10/2011): Polypropylene films 3. Heavy Metals (According to EU 10/2011) 4. Determination of extractables in Hexane / Soluble Xylene Fraction (According to FDA 177.1520) 5. Migration of certain elements (According to EN71-3: Safety of Toys)
The material we need to test is polypropylene.
If you can do these tests, please send us a quotation.
Thank you in advance.
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Footwear Manufacturer developing new technology needs Product Test Laboratory for characterization of synthetic polyurethane materials used for the uppers in athletic footwear. . Laboratory testing of the following needed to industry standards. Laboratory will need to help identify the standards to test for the following
1. Abrasion Resistance - Taber and Martindale 2. Tear Strength 3. UV Resistance
Physical Laboratory needed for compression deflection testing of several foam materials at various compression speeds to multiple compression percentages.
Speeds: 0.05, 0.10, 0.20, 0.20, and 0.30 m/s with readings for compression deflection at 10, 25, 40, 50, and 60%.
We have a Lloyd at are plant and typically can perform compression deflection testing however, the requested speeds are higher than our machine can test.
USA Polymer Laboratory needed for maldi-tof or GPC w/light scattering and vapor pressure osmometry measurement for a polymer in organic solvent. Expected MW = 500-5000. Samples are combustible, low toxicity, low odor. Not air/moisture sensitive and do not require any special handling besides normal PPE. Would like to received a quote and estimated turnaround time for 10 samples. Separately, would like to know if you can do for the same 10 samples. If yes, would like a quote also.
Microbiology Laboratory needed for JIS anti-viral efficacy test on new paint coating on PE film according JIS-Z 2801 for inhibition to the growth of viruses such as Coxsackievirus A16 (CV-A16) that causes HFMD Or H1N1 virus that causes Influenza, that reduction over a 14 hours expose and compared the conventional paint
Materials Laboratory needed for research studies to help determine the current stress on molded sheets and in annealed sheet polymer plastic products. The various manufacturing methods we utilize for producing a stock plastic shape ( Sheets / Rods) causes stress in the sheet. This stress manifests itself as warpage when our customers machine the sheet product. We use a few annealing methods to remove the stress but we need research to help us determine the current stress within our as-molded sheet and in our annealed sheet products. We are looking for help in developing a standardized test to help us to measure residual stress in the compression molded sheets we produce. We want to use the testing to help us determine: 1. Is there residual stress in our as-molded sheet? 2. Which annealing process provides the best results for stress re
Experienced Polymer Laboratory needed for ISO and ASTM oxygen index testing of polyurethane foam to ISO 4589 Plastics Determination of burning behaviour by oxygen index Part 2: Ambient-temperature test and ASTM D 2863 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Minimum Oxygen Concentration to Support Candle-Like Combustion of Plastics (Oxygen Index)
A brief description is below:
Definition Oxygen Index Test is widely used to measure burning performance of plastics, rubber, fiber, foam, softening sheet, film etc.,
Test Method A small test specimen is supported vertically in a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen flowing upwards through a transparent chimney. The upper end of the specimen is ignited and the subsequent burning behavior of the specimen is observed to compare the period for which burning continues, or the length of the s
Plastics Company needs Polymer Materials Laboratory for the following testing:
LT transmission EN 1794-2 Annex F Road traffic noise reducing devices - Non-acoustic performance - Part 2: General safety and environmental requirements
Color difference as per BS EN ISO 11664-4 Colorimetry
Automotive Laboratory needed for polymer grades (resins) testing to multiple Automotive Standards ( Toyota, Nissan, Honda and BMW) including
Toyota test TSM0500G FMVSS302 DIN 75201
The firs thing I would like you to know is if you have all of them or if you could specify which one of them do you have?.
The second thing is if you could tell me which of these tests you perform to the thermoplastic pellets (material) and which of these you perform to the final piece made by the thermoplastic material.
I really appreciate your answer as soon as possible.
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM Outgassing Testing 3 different products 1) 3M 560 Polyurethane, 2) 3M 94ET, and 3) Sikaflex 221 Outgassing per ASTM E-595 Standard Test Method for Total Mass Loss and Collected Volatile Condensable Materials from Outgassing in a Vacuum Environmentat 2 different test conditions: 1) as called out in specification (125 C at 5E-5 Torr), and 2) 50 C at 5E-5 Torr.
$5000 BUDGET APPROVED Materials Laboratory needed for flammability (Close to UL94 test) of our Polymer Matrix Electrolyte (PME) in a hood located inside a dry room. Our sample is sensitive to normal air. Flammability test using modified UL94 standard in a battery grade dry room condition for Polymer Matrix Membrane (PME) of 100 micron thick
Materials Laboratory needed for fire properties and thermal conductivity testing of corrugated plastic products including: Thermal conduction coefficient: (EN 13165) ?D: 0.022W/(m.K) FIRE PROPERTIES: - Fire class according to EN 13501-1: Class E - Fire class 'end use' according to 13501-1: B-s2,d0 (steel deck) - Fire class according to BS 476-p7 (1997): Class 1
LONG-TERM TESTING Large Composites Manufacturer looking to forge a partnership with a certified laboratory that can give timely results on composite leaf springs (carbon and glass reinforced plastic) cycle and impact resistance testing on a regular basis. In addition, we are looking to evaluate impact on sample parts as well.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for harmful chemicals testing in the plastics packaging of a headphones product that comes in a plastic tube. We are possibly changing vendors and want the new plastic tested for it's chemical makeup. But mainly would like to know if there are harmful chemicals in the plastic. Let me know what can be done and cost. Thank you,
Materials Laboratory needed for PET Laminate testing for UL94 certification (ASTM E85), and NFPA-286, for use in decorative furnishings and wall coverings in addition to adding an FR additive for this type of PET product that would help us pass the Flammability and Smoke Spread tests to achieve UL94 rating (V0, V1, or V2)? And also see if we can achieve AHJ approval with a Class 1/A, or B, or C rating in ASTM E-84).
Construction Laboratory needed for weathering testing for plastic tiles. The test must include the affect of sun ray specially the UV ray on the tiles, along with the affect of heat and moisture on its properties. I would like to get an approximated result of the product's age. Potentially done to ISO 4892 or ASTM D4329-99
Polymer Manufacturer needs Polymer Laboratory for Polystyrene Analysis through polymerization process from monomer to polymer. 1-we need international certification of ESCR Grade , for our HIPS (High Impact polystyrene ) which is ESCR grade. 2- Resistivity of our HIPS to Cyclo Pentene, polyols and other solvents use in refrigeration industry. As from our raw materials refrigeration industry makes liners of refrigerator , so we need certificate Resistance to these chemicals.
Third-Party Laboratory needed for EVA Foam Testing for physical and electrical properties: 1 Compression Strength, 2 Resiliance property for Impact Energy 73 J 3 Energy absorption for Specific Thickness (test specimen material thickness) 4 Elastic limit 5 UL 94 V0 6 Vicat Softening Temp, Rate B/50 7 Vicat Softening Temp, Rate B/120 8 Rate of Thermal Conductivity 9 Coefficient of Thermal Explansion (@ Condition) 10 Specific Gravity <1.1 g/cm^3 11 Moisture absorbtion rate (%) 12 Chemical Resistance (No impact on chemical contact). - Soap and water - 10% bleach solution - 3% hydrogen peroxide - 90% isopropyl alcohol - Ethanol. 13 Electrical Property (Dielectrical strength, Resistivity, Relative permitability) 14 Compression Set
Polypropylene manufacturer needs Automotive Laboratory for testing thermoplastic pellets to automotive standards from Toyota, Nissan, Honda and BMW including: JCS-3305 TSM0500G TOYOTA JCS-C291 HES C206 HONDA BMW GS 97038 BMW TSM0503G TOYOTA DBL.5404.20 WSS-M4D932-B1 FORD GB-8410 TS-INT-001 NES-M0403 NISSAN NES N0161 NISSAN TSM0503G TOYOTA NES M0094 NISSAN BMW GS 52 011 BMW ESB-M25P4-A FORD GMW 15702 FMVSS302 NES N0301 NISSAN DN 75201 GMW32323 BSDM0505
Construction Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM rating testing of polyolefin products to ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials 25/50 rated. Would you please help provide a price quote, sample requirements and lead time to get test results once samples arrive in your lab please.
Manufacturer needs Materials Laboratory for biodeqradation activity testing in natural rubber threads.For this analysis we are requesting to send quotation and how much sample quantity required for analysis.
In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact us with any question about our request.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this request.
Regards K.Ramesh R& D Engineer
RUBBERFLEX SDN BHD Lot 2,Kawasan perindustrian bentong, Bentong 28700,Pahang darul Makmur, Malaysia. Tel: 609 222 4611 Fax: 609 222 5300
Aerospace Company needs Polymer Laboratory for ASTM Polyurethane testing: ASTM D4274 Standard Test Methods for Testing Polyurethane Raw Materials: Determination of Hydroxyl Numbers of Polyols or ASTM E222 Standard Test Methods for Hydroxyl Groups Using Acetic Anhydride Acetylation or ASTM E1899 Standard Test Method for Hydroxyl Groups Using Reaction with p-Toluenesulfonyl Isocyanate (TSI) and Potentiometric Titration with Tetrabutylammonium Hydroxide A
OPEN TO LOCATION India Chemical Company needs Materials Laboratory for testing for a Phenol resin project where they need to analyse Flow Distance, Gelation Time and Softening point of Phenolic resin.
If you can perform the study according to ASTM standards, please let them know the slot availability and price details.
Materials Laboratory needed for phenol formaldehyde testing to include the following 10 tests 1.specific gravity 2.water absorption 3.tensile strength 4.compressive strength 5.impact strength 6.thermal expansion 7.Moulding temperature 8.dielectric strength 9.refractive index 10.inflammability
USA Materials Laboratory needed for Oxo-Degradability Testing on multiple plastic films by the following methods (but open to others)
? QUV Accelerated Weathering - ASTM D 5208-14 ? Heat-Aging - ASTM D 5510-94 (2001) ? Tensile Elongation - ASTM D 882-12 & D 3826-98 (2013) ? FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Absorption Spectrometer) ? ASTM D 5576 ? 00 (2013) ? Melt Index (ASTM D1238-13)
North America GLP Environmental Laboratory needed for conducting studies of several EPA Registered insect repellent formulations to determine whether there is any plasticizing or degradation of Fishing Lines, Other Synthetic Materials, gear and equipment, plastics and fabric.
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
ISO 17025 Forensics Laboratory needed for failure investigation analysis of PET preforms. One PET preform has a grey shade and another PET preforms has a pink shade. Both preforms made from the same materials. Pink preforms overheated at the temperature that grey preforms not. In this case we think that investigation of carbon content in both preforms will help us to find the cause of problem.
PROCESS DEVELOPMENT Polymer Laboratory needed for working on a project that wants to create an optimized process of polyurethane injection, that´s including the simulation using finite elements, but we are stopped in the characterization of the foam for the input data in the software.
Life Science Company needs Laboratory for standard assay evaluating the efficacy of a compound for nematode (M. incognita) inhibition. Method example; The effects of selected compounds on hatching were assessed with M. incognita in 96-well microtiter plates. Eggs (ca. 50 per well) were incubated at 26?Cin45mgmL-1 in ADW of Frac- tion F, Compound 1, or citric acid standard. Control eggs were incubated in ADW. Each treatment plus control was replicated 5 times in each of two experiments except for Compound 1 (limited quantity allowed use in experiment 1 only, 4 replicates). After 8 days (experiment 1) or 7 days (experiment 2), all J2 that hatched during the incubation periods were counted and scored for mobility (see below). Data were pooled within treatment across both experiments (N = 10 for all treatments except Com- pound 1, N = 4)
LONG-TERM TESTING US Plastics Laboratory needed for quarterly ASTM testing of thermoformed plastic food packaging with biodegradable additives for PP and PET to standard ASTM D5511-11 as required by our customers.
1.One treated PP sample - 19 gms (2-compartment tray) 2.One treated PET sample ? 10 gms (12oz PET cup )
Kindly send us your quotation, lead time and other inclusions/information needed. We would at least require a report every 3 months, if possible and a Certificate or Letter
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Materials Laboratory needed for testing to certify a Plastic Child safety device to sell on Amazon. The device has already passed the initial pass on the prototype phase. Will need the first few hundred tested from a new mold manufactured in the US. I think 1 of every thousand to comply And to comply with Amazon.
Pharmaceutical Company needs Packaging Laboratory for FDA and MHRA 16CFR1700.20 testing to some HDPE bottles and caps.
This products are a Pharmaceutical drug product (Rx) to be commercialized in USA. The child resistant test report will be reviewed by FDA in our application. Our package is : PUSH, DOWN AND TURN - CLOSE TIGHTLY. The packages will be used for solid dosage form.
Coatings Company needs Polymer Laboratory for ASTM testing on polyurethane based membrane to ASTM C836 Standard Specification for High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane for Use with Separate Wearing Course Please send me quotation and the sample requirements. Thank you,
Experienced Medical Device Laboratory needed for ICH shelf-life study of a medical device made of 100% Silicone. While we have a shelf-life for the raw material, we would like to do this again with the final product. We would like to see how aging affects the silicone. We are looking for a laboratory that has experience with testing silicone for aging and that can help us set up a protocol.
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
Materials Laboratory needed for FTIR microscopy analysis of coating defects, and determination of what the defect is. For example, if the defect is a fish-eye, what is the central spot composed of, e.g. not completely disssolved coating resin, pigment particle, silicone.
Polymer Laboratory needed for deformulation of Polyurethane for individual diol component quantification and detail of additives, was, stabilizer, etc.. typically react with excess alcohol to depolymerize than GC or LC-MS. we can supply pellets and the solubles extract for component analysis
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT California company needs Packaging laboratory needed for child-resistant CR testing on new mylar pouch with a type of ziploc closure for multiples uses
Please let us know what your general turn around times are as well as costing structure.
Looking forward to working with you,
Polymer Laboratory needed for ISO Testing of plastics according to 3 ISO Standards: ISO 4577 Plastics Polypropylene and propylene-copolymers Determination of thermal oxidative stability in air Oven method ISO 527 Plastics Determination of tensile properties ISO 179 Plastics Determination of Charpy impact properties -
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM thermal conductivity measurements of laminate films to ASTM E1530, performed with a TA Instruments DTC-300 or equivalent, at both ambient and elevated temperatures. We would require a calibration report, and bracketing, traceable standards as necessary to justify a Quality decision.
Industrial Laboratory needed to perform the following IEC tests on resins: Relative permittivity, 1 Hz and 100 Hz (IEC 60250) Dissipation factor- 1 Hz and 100Hz (IEC 60250) Volume resistivity (IEC 60093) Surface resistivity (IEC 60093) Electric Strength (IEC 60243-1) Comparative tracking Index CTI (IEC 60112) CLTE, parallel and transverse flow (ISO 11359-2)
Polymer Company needs Materials Laboratory for ASTM testing of polymer coating films to a) solar Reflectance as per ASTM E 903 and b) as per ASTM E 1225 Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Solids Using the Guarded-Comparative-Longitudinal Heat Flow Technique
Materials Laboratory needed for food contact surface testing of polymers PP and PBT nonwoven meltblown to the following FDA Code of Federal Requlations:
-Title 21 CFR-177.1660 INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS, Substances for Use as Basic Components of Single and Repeated Use Food Contact Surfaces POLY (TETRAMETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE)
-Title 21 CFR-177.1520 INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS, Substances for Use as Basic Components of Single and Repeated Use Food Contact Surfaces Olefin polymers.
Plastics Laboratory needed for conducting comparison studies on 3 different resins we currently purchase against three that we would like to possibly purchase to replace them to determine their similiarity. We would need a total of 6 tests completed to determine if the new resins meet our currently purchased ones.
URGENT Industrial Laboratory needed for ASTM testing of EPDM waterproofing membrane splice samples in accordance with ASTM D 7272 Standard Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Seams Used in Joining Geomembranes by Premanufactured Taped Methods. Sampling will be for a 0.35 m x 0.45 m piece which will be cut as required in your lab. I will need to conduct 5 samples for Shear and another 5 for peel.This subject is very urgent from my side, so i would appreciate your soonest feedback with any requirement for you to prepare a quote
Polymer Laboratory needed to conduct a study on poloxamer 407, its potential degradants (formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and formate) in water-base gel/liquid. We want to examine the effect of autoclaving and/or sonication has on poloxamer. The autoclave process involves subjecting the sample to 1210C at 15 psi for 20 minutes. Therefore, we preferred the assay method not involving heating up the sample any further before derivatization (if needed).
Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM fatigue testing using a 3 point bending test for plastic par to ASTM D7774t. Details are as follow :
Fatigue Test o Test Method - Flexural 3 Point Fatigue - ASTM D7774 o Stress and strain controlled o No of cycles - 20000 or until failure o Thickness and width of specimen. - 3.2mm and 12.7mm o At least 3 specimens to be tested
Alternating stress vs cycles from stress life test and strain amplitude vs reversals to failure (plastic strain life, elastic strain life and total strain life) - Cyclic stress strain curve, strength coefficient, strength exponent, ductlity coefficient, ductility exponent, cyclic strength coefficient, cyclic strain hardening exponent from strain life test for my material model in FEA software.
Kindly provide a quote, specify lead time and sample size needed for
Pharmaceutical Company needs Packaging Laboratory needed for ASTM burst testing on around 90 plastic heat-sealed 8 x 5 packages as part of the qualification for our sealing process according to ASTM F1140 Standard Test Methods for Internal Pressurization Failure Resistance of Unrestrained Packages
Large electronics company needs Polymer Laboratory for analysis of polymer materials to analyze the spectra and identify 7 monomers in the polymer together with their levels. We need to analyze the spectra for 7 monomers that are contained within 5 samples. Samples are in form of pellet or powder.
LONG-TERM TESTING Disposable plastics company needs microbiology laboratory for ASTM biodegradability testing of a wide range of plastic disposable products to ASTM D5511-11 Standard Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under High-Solids Anaerobic-Digestion Conditions
LONG-TERM TESTING Materials Laboratory needed for acoustics properties and sound absorption evaluation of polymer composite sheets of size (250 mm X 380 mm) approximately of 2-5 mm thick sheets measuring Normal Incidence Sound Absorption Coefficient using Two Microphone Impedance Tube.
Materials Laboratory needed for chemical analysis of polypropylene fabric to the below specifications:
1. UV content analysis. we wish to know the exact active UV stabilizer content in the fabric sample (HALS, anti-oxidants, etc.)
Please note: We are already equipped with an accelerated QUV weathering tester and do not need this test to be repeated. We need a chemical content analysis to be done on the samples.
2. UV masterbatch analysis.We will arrange to send two different grades of UV masterbatch to your testing facility and require a chemical analysis to be done on these two as well.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Laboratory needed for pilot plant scale polymerization trials to develop new products of a reactor system of 50-100 gallons size capacity. Since the pentane addition is necessary to the polymerization, the reactor needs to be pressurized and to be in a safe environment for pentane manipulation.
Polymers Laboratory needed for conducting an environmental simulation study on polycarbonate headlight lens of an led headlight for freezing rain and snow. to see if the snow and rain build up and or stick to the lens while the light is illuminated on the vehicle. at what temperature does the light stop melting the precipitation. then we want to introduce a chemical to the lens and see if it prevents or improves the lights ability to shed moisture and prevent icing. we want to test 5 different headlights
Plastics laboratory needed for gamma ray irradiation and measurement of light transmittance in PET bottles used in food and beverages. For measurement of light transmittance, it must be measured at 540-550nm. CFU should be less than or equal to 10 for mould, yeast and aerobic bacteria. CFU should be less than or equal to 5 for coliform. CFU should be 0 for E. Coli.
Polymer laboratory needed for laser transparency testing on plastic nylon parts.The values of laser transparency apply on every 12 points located on the diameter Ø36 with the following requirements: + Minimum average laser transparency 16 %, + Minimum laser transparency of the single values 14 %
Materials laboratory needed for preparation and evaluation of the resulting properties of an elastomer (styrene + isoprene) when mixed with some ceramic fillers (BaTiO3 and others) including measuring the resulting dielectric constant, dielectric breakdown voltage, and elasticity modulus. Ideally you can help in preparing homogenous mixtures and samples.
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.
Materials laboratory needed for ASTM Thermal Stiffness property testing as per ASTM D 1043 Stiffness Properties of Plastics as a Function of Temperature by Means of a Torsion Test of 3 rubber parts. The property measured by this test is the apparent modulus of rigidity, G, sometimes called the apparent shear modulus of elasticity. It is important to note that this property is not the same as the modulus of elasticity, E, measured in tension, flexure, or compression.
Materials laboratory needed for determination of optical transmission characteristics of red plastic lens resin used in laser receiver products. The optical transmission characteristics are important for this part so that it can filter sunlight while passing near IR laser wavelengths.
The study involves determination of the total transmissibility vs. wavelength for various red plastic lens samples. The wavelength range of interest is roughly 250-1250 nanometers (in 1 nm increments) at a minimum. A report shall be provided that includes the following at a minimum, test lab name, test date, test equipment used, test specimen condition, and graphical results of the optical transmission range, minimally including 250-1250 nm in 1 nm increments, for each sample
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 polymer testing by gel permeation chromatography / size exclusive chromatography on polymer molecules with MW ranging from 100 to 100k via Phenomenex GPC/SEC column or similar column capable of separating polymers of ranged MW. Semi-quantitive results required.
ISO 17025 certified laboratory needed for OECD physical / chemical testing of solid materials and an octanol / water solution as per three OECD standard methods: OECD107 Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water): shake flask method , OECD 117 Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water), HPLC method, and OECD123 Partition Coefficient (1-octanol/water): slow-stirring method