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Quality Testing Services Offer Comprehensive Testing
General Plastics' physical property tests include compression and tensile testing, glass transition temperature (Tg), coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), drop and dynamic impact testing, and more

Test Services Offered

Our services offer the following and more:

  • Flammability Testing
  • FAA-Bunsen Burner
  • Seat Oil Burner Test
  • Heat Release
  • Smoke Density
  • Insulation Flame Propagation
  • Smoke Toxicity
  • Physical Property Testing
  • Compression and Tensile Testing
  • Flexural and Shear Testing
  • Peel Strength
  • Fastener Retention Strength
  • 10-Meter Drop and Impact Test
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Leachable Ions
  • Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)
  • Heat Capacity
  • Softening Point/Melting Point
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE)
  • Developmental Testing
  • Accelerated Aging
  • Hydrostatic Pressure Testing
  • Energy Absorption
  • Fire Safety

Facilities and Equipment

Our quality assurance and test laboratories offer the following and more:

  • FAA-Approved burn test facility
  • 1 Park oil burner
  • 2 Bunsen burners
  • 2 Computer-controlled universal test machines
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • ROMER Arm (portable CMM)
  • Optical Comparator
  • Thermomechanical Analyzer (TMA)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)


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