Struktol Company of America, LLC

Laboratory Testing Capabilities

  • Brabender:  sigma and cam rotors, ¾” single screw (25:1 LD) attachment with auger feed
  • Capillary Rheometer
  • Cure Rheometer
  • DIN Abrasion Tester
  • Dispergrader
  • DSC
  • Farrel BR 1600 Banbury mixer:  with data acquisition
  • FTIR
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Goodrich Flexometer
  • Grinders
  • Hot Presses:  various hydraulic presses with compression molding capabilities
  • Instron Tester
  • Izod Impact Tester: can test notched and un-notched izod
  • Leistritz Parallel Twin Screw Extruder:  27 mm, counter and co-rotating capabilities, KTron feeders at throat and downstream feed and vacuum vented; with data acquisition
  • Mooney Rheometer
  • Ovens:  various ovens for heat aging, temperature/humidity control, and other testing
  • Pelletizing Capabilities
  • RPA 2000 
  • Rubber Extruder: with roller feed
  • Sumitomo 50 Ton Electric Injection Mold Press: with eDart data acquisition, spiral, chip and ASTM test specimen molds
  • Two Roll Mills (2):  6 x 13”, variable speed
  • V Blender:  ~5 lbs. capacity

Testing

  • Ash
  • Bloom and frost
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Dispersion
  • Drop/melt point
  • Dynamic heat stability
  • Dynamic testing G’ G” Tan Delta
  • Dynamic viscosity
  • Flexural strength and modulus
  • GC analysis
  • Green strength
  • Hardness
  • Heat aging
  • Immersion testing
  • IR analysis
  • Ply strength
  • Specific gravity
  • Spiral mold flow
  • Tack
  • Tear strength
  • Temperature/humidity control
  • Tensile strength, modulus & elongation
  • Thermal Mechanical
  • Titration