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Associated Polymer Labs, Inc.


Associated Polymer Labs, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) identifies chemical bonds in a molecule by producing an infrared absorption spectrum. The FTIR generates an infrared spectral scan of samples that absorb... (View Full Article)
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Stress sweeps, also referred to as amplitude sweeps, are used as an efficient way to characterize material stability. The wider the linear viscoelastic range the more stable the material. The wax... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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The foam hinged lid container market continues to grow as more people order takeout food. Products from various manufacturers appear and feel the same or equivalent, but the performance is noticed by... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Analytical chemists that wish to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis on samples are often faced with situations that require separation of the compound(s) of interest from the bulk sample.... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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DMA is short for Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMTA), which is another name for Dynamic Mechanical Rheological Testing (DMRT). Rheometers for mechanical rheometry are of two types: 1) Linear... (View Full Article)
(Product and Material Testing)
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The DMA determines changes in sample properties resulting from changes in five experimental variables: temperature, time, frequency, force, and strain. The deformation can be applied sinusoidally, in... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Analytical chemists that wish to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis on samples are often faced with situations that require separation of the compound(s) of interest from the bulk sample.... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Associated Polymer Labs adds another electromechanical universal testing machine (UTM) to the Mechanical Properties Testing Laboratory. The new Shimadzu AGS-X 500mm extended frame UTM is perfect for... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Making a New Medical Device or Product? Plastic part compatibility and selecting materials are just as important as shelf life stability, product performance and FDA compliance. Make sure the... (View Full Article)
(Product and Material Testing)
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Melt Rheology Testing provides a quick, efficient, accurate, and cost effective means for detecting potential problems in the processing of polyolefin resins, co-polymers, blends, and rheology... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Creep experiments are a valuable method for studying the viscoelastic properties of polymer melts. The zero shear viscosity can be calculated at many temperatures and plotted as a function of... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Many different polyolefinic foams and effectively nonfoamable polyolefinic resins were studied by ASTM D-4440, "Standard Test Method for Plastics: Dynamic Mechanical Properties Melt Rheology"... (View Full Article)
(Product and Material Testing)
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Dynamic mechanical measurements of materials yield insight and intrinsic information more than any other single measurement. These tests can be accomplished for a wide range of temperatures from -150C... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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How can "garbage" be transformed into a sustainable product line? This is a million dollar question. Many people, organizations, countries, and companies have their own opinion about "greener" or... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Rheology is the science that studies the deformation and flow of materials, whether in liquid, melt, or solid form, in terms of the material's elasticity and viscosity. We test the following: liquids,... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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TGA is commonly employed in research and testing to determine characteristics of polymer and plastic materials to determine degradation temperatures, absorbed moisture content of materials, the level... (View Full Article)