Associated Polymer Labs, Inc. is recognized worldwide as a plastic, polymer, elastomer, and composite analysis, testing and research laboratory.

We have serviced all major industries, providing analysis, testing and research. Focusing on plastics, bioplastics, polymers, elastomers, composites, and epoxies.

Major Services Include: 

   Failure Analysis


   Material Identification

   New Product Development

   Quality Assurance Programs

   Patent Writing

   Litigation - Patent Infringment 

Associated Polymer Labs, Inc.

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APL is an established laboratory founded in 1999. Corporate commitment is to help clients and associates find the right answers to specific material and manufacturing problems. Over 25 years experience in both polymer science and plastics engineering earns respect, reliability and quality of the services provided. Associated Polymer Labs maintain that good corporate citizenship is crucial to the protection of the integrity with clients.


  • Rheology, Modeling, and Flow Analysis
    • Rheometrics Solids Analyzer (RSA)
    • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)-Viscoelastic Properties
    • Stress Rheometer (SR5)-Melt Strength Rheology
    • Capillary Rheometer
    • Torque Rheometer
    • Extrusion Plastometer, Melt Flow Rate
    • Rheometry and Rheological Properties
    • Brookfield Viscometer
    • Intrinsic Viscosity, Viscosity Number
  • Thermal Analysis
    • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Tg, Tm, Tc Transition
    • Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry (MDSC)
    • Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
    • Thermal Mechanical Analysis (TMA)
  • Chemical Analysis
    • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
    • Micro FTIR
    • UV-Vis Spectroscopy
  • Physical Properties
    • Density and Specific Gravity
    • Ash Content
    • Shore Hardness
  • Chromatography
    • Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) with RI, MALS, DAD
    • Gas (GC), Gas with Mass Spectroscopy (GCMS)
    • Liquid (HPLC)
    • Liquid chromatography massspectroscopy (LCMS)
    • Thin Layer (TLC)
  • Mechanical Analysis
    • Universal Testing Machine (UMT)
    • Cycle Testing and Fatigue
    • Custom Grips and Fixtures
    • Tensile Testing and Elongation
    • Tensile Strength and Modulus
    • Compression Strength and Set
    • Yield point and Youngs Modulus
    • Break Point and Toughness
    • Creep and Stress Relaxation
    • 3 Point Bending Flexural Modulus
    • Poisson’s Ratio
    • Coefficient of Friction
    • Puncture Resistance
    • Stretch Wrap, Cling Peel 
    • Stress Relaxation and Creep Recovery
    • Elastic Recovery and Permanent Deformation and Stress Retention of Stretch Wrap Film
    • Tear Strength and Trouser Tear

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