Material data determination

The services provided range from rheological and thermodynamic material data determination of polymer melts, Wood Polymer Compounds (WPC) and PIM-Feedstocks to exploring of cases of damage and the development of customized polymer blends.

Equipment

Equipment

  • Rotational rheometer Anton Paar MCR501
  • High pressure capillary rheometer
  • Göttfert Rheograph 2002
  • Machine rheometers

    • by-pass-extrusion rheometer
    • injection moulding machine rheometer
    • PIM-injection moulding machine rheometer

  • Extensional rheometer SER-HV-P01
  • Extensional tester Göttfert RHEOTENS 71.97
  • Thermal conductivity measuring device K-System II
  • Differential scanning calorimeter Mettler Toledo DSC1
  • Dilatometer SWO PVT100

Services

Rheology

Rheological measurements:

  • Viscosity as function of pressure, temperature and shear rate
  • Shear viscosity (ISO 11443)
  • Complex viscosity (ISO 6721)
  • Transient elongational viscosity (ISO 20965)
  • Extensional behaviour und melt strength (RHEOTENS)
  • Magnetorheology
  • Investigation of wall slip in polymer melts
  • Measuring flow properties under processing conditions
  • Measuring of thermoplastics, elastomers, feedstocks for Powder Injection Moulding (PIM), Wood Plastic Composites (WPC), reactive systems, low viscous substances (food, oils…)

Thermodynamic material data

Thermodynamic material data:

  • Thermal conductivity as function of pressure and temperature (ASTM D5930-09)
  • Specific heat capacity (ISO 11357)
  • Specific volume as function of pressure and temperature (ISO 17744)

Dynamic-mechanical thermoanalysis

Dynamic-mechanical thermoanalysis:

  • Characterisation of reactive or solid specimens from room until softening temperature

Consulting

Consulting

  • By selection and implementation of appropriate measurement methods and instruments for control and quality assurance (QA)
  • By determination of practice-oriented material data
  • Support in cases of damage through failure analysis of moulded parts and semi-finished products