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Industry Standard & Custom Testing:

Mechanical Properties

  • Flex, Tensile, Compression, Shear, Flexure (four-point bend)

Physical Properties

  • Heat Deflection, Accelerated Weathering

Environmental

  • Hot/Cold, Humidity, Salt Spray, Cryogenic, Water Bath, Impact

Resin and Gel Coat

  • Hardness, Ratio, Blister, Opacity/Film Cure, Fineness of Grind, Viscosity

Specialized Test Equipment:

Load Cells

  • 30-kip, 60-kip and 120-kip Mechanical Test Machines
  • Environmental Test Chamber for Hot/Cold Testing (-100°F to 600°F)

Specimen Preparation

  • Composite Panel Fabrication

· Waterjet Cutting

Environmental Conditioning

  • Temperature/Humidity Chamber
  • Salt Spray Chamber
  • Cryogenic Freezer
  • Muffle Furnace
  • Water Bath
4-Point Bend Test

Typical ASTM Tests:

ASTM C297: Flatwise Tensile Strength

ASTM D256: Impact Resistance

ASTM D570: Water Absorption

ASTM D638: Tensile Strength / Modulus

ASTM D695: Comp. Strength / Modulus

ASTM D790: Flexural Strength

ASTM D792: Density and Specific Gravity

ASTM D953: Bearing Strength

ASTM D1781: Climbing Drum Peel

ASTM D2344: Short-Beam Shear Strength

ASTM D2471: Gel Time & Peak Exotherm

ASTM D2734: Void Content

ASTM D3039: Tensile Strength / Modulus

ASTM D3165: Single Lap Shear

ASTM D3171: Resin Content

ASTM D3846: In-Plane Shear Strength

ASTM D5229: Moisture Absorption

ASTM D5628: Drop Impact Test

ASTM D5766: Tensile Strength, Open Hole

ASTM D6272: 4-Point Flexure

ASTM D7250: Sandwich Flexure (3-Point)