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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).
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.
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.
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