Polymers & Plastics

Polymers & Plastics

Intertek's polymers and plastics services can help you to improve and qualify materials and products and meet worldwide regulatory requirements.

Across the polymers and plastics supply chain, a range of challenges are encountered in safety, quality, process, regulatory compliance, performance and lifecycle. Whether you are a base chemical provider, additive supplier, converter, compounder or end user, overcoming these challenges can give your business a significant commercial advantage.

With decades of experience in the polymers and plastics industries, our scientists have the knowledge to help you improve and qualify materials and products. Our Total Quality Assurance expertise which is delivered with precision, pace and passion, enabling you to power ahead safely.

Physical and Mechanical Testing of Plastics 
Polymer and plastic testing services include physical, thermal, rheological, optical, aging, barrier, surface, flammability and mechanical properties which identify the characteristics of your raw materials or polymer and whether they meet specification. Our insight can help you to understand how suitable the materials are for application and how they age.

Polymers and Plastics Chemical Testing
Our experts can advise on formulation development, competitor material deformulation, comparative analysis of blends, regulatory submission data requirements and how polymer additives relate to performance.

Polymer Regulatory and Consulting Services
We can also help you navigate the complex world of regulation. Our regulatory consultants are experts in industry regulations and guidelines such as food contact materials regulations, ASTM, restricted substances, automotive industry guidelines, emission standards, import regulations and toy manufacture legislation. Intertek holds many industry and customer specific quality certifications including ISO certificates, Nadcap, and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

Polymer Product Processing Development Support
Our laboratory scale polymer processing facility can support you in product and process development. From raw material selection, material development, compounding and conversion production stages to prototyping and final product, our experts can assist.

Polymer Applications
Polymers and plastics are some of the most versatile materials in existence and are used in all aspects of our daily lives. They have revolutionized the manufacture of consumer products and industrial applications such as aerospace, automotive, electronics and packaging. Our scientists have the specialist industry knowledge that can bring you the insight you need to progress product development, ensure compliance and achieve a successful market launch for the application on which you are working.

Bringing quality to life, we are able to evaluate how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards. We enable you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risks in your polymer and plastics operations, supply chains and business processes.

Related Links
Physical and Mechanical Testing of Polymers
Chemical Testing of Polymers
Rheology of Polymers
Barrier and Permeation Properties
Surface Science
Polymer Regulatory Consulting
Flammability Properties of Polymers
Accelerated Weathering Testing
Optical Properties of Polymers
Electrical Properties of Polymers
Thermal Analysis of Polymers
Polymer Failure Analysis
Auditing and System Certification



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