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Testing Services

From problems with aesthetic integrity to product failure, Entec offers an extensive range of testing and analysis capabilities to help support our customers.

All Services

With You at Every Step

From routine material evaluation to complex failure analysis, Entec Polymers and its team of degreed engineers are with you every step of the way. With an A2LA accredited laboratory and state-of-the-art equipment, our testing services and capabilities include:

  • Physical and Mechanical Testing
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Thermal Analysis and Microscopy

These techniques allow us to analyze competitive materials, determine the cause of part failures and support material and processing problems. They also provide information to help us develop custom formulations, blends and materials to meet specific end-use requirements and help you throughout your development and manufacturing processes.

Additional Physical & Analytical Testing Laboratory Services:

  • Coordination of Outside Testing Services
  • FTIR Spectroscopy
  • Fracture & Failure Analysis
  • Mold Filling Simulation & Analysis (MoldFlow Advisor)
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Quality Investigations
  • Sample Performance Testing
  • Sample Preparation for Injection Molding
  • Thermal Analysis DSC
  • Thermal Analysis TGA
  • UL94 Flammability Testing
  • Unknown or Competitive Polymer Identification
  • Warp/Cooling/FEA (Utilizing Outside Expert Services)

Testing Support Services from Entec:

Material Identification/Unknown or Competitive Polymers:

  • FTIR
  • DSC
  • TGA
  • Melt flow
  • Density
  • Color/Gloss


Physical and Mechanical Properties:

  • Tensile Strength/Elongation/Modulus
  • Flex Strength/Modulus
  • Izod and Charpy Impact
  • Heat Distortion Temperature
  • Vicat Softening Temperature
  • Color/Gloss


Processing and Sample Prep:

  • Injection Molding
  • Moisture Analysis
  • Heat Aging


Failure Analysis:

  • FTIR
  • DSC
  • TGA
  • Microscopy
  • Outside Analytical Testing as Needed
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