Polymers

Playground Equipment Safety Testing

During the summer, a park with a playground equipment is a draw for children and parents alike. While children love them and obtain the badly needed exercise, parents on the […]

Polymers

Volatile Organic Compounds VOC Testing

VOC Testing is important in detecting volatile organic compounds.  VOCs are organic chemicals with high vapor pressure at room temperature due to their low boiling point which in turn causes […]

Polymers

Biodegradation Testing

Biodegradation is the disintegration of materials through biological means such as by bacteria or fungi. Biodegradable matter is consumed by microorganisms and the process can be enhanced through biosurfactants which are […]

Polymers

Composite Testing: New ASTM Laboratory Standards

Looking for laboratory to do composite testing? Two new ASTM Standards for the testing of the plastic composites pultruded fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) materials will be released. The new ASTM Standards are ASTM […]