From raw material to finished product

True to the mission statement "From raw material to finished product", the Department of Polymer Engineering in Leoben provides renowned expertise under one roof. Services are offered in all research areas of polymer sciences: from the chemistry of plastics to materials physics and materials testing, design in plastics and plastics processing to the practical use of plastic components and recycling.

Are you interested in a collaboration or do you simply want to learn more about us?

kunststofftechnik(at)unileoben.ac.at

 

Material data

  • Substance data determination:
    • Thermoplastics,
    • elastomers,
    • WPC and
    • PIM feedstocks for process simulation

Thermoplastics, elastomers, WPC and PIM feedstocks for process simulation

  • Systematic component design
  • Process development and robust process control
  • Special processing methods such as injection moulding compounding or expansion injection moulding and exjection

Testing and analysis

  • Characterisation and identification of polymers
  • Morphology and structure analysis
  • Mechanical and physical materials testing
  • Surface analysis
  • Component testing and failure analysis
  • Material selection and development

Sustainability management

  • Process analyses
  • Life cycle assessments