Depending on their use and industry of application, plastic materials and products must comply with the relevant industry specifications and requirements. Quality control procedures are applied to assess compliance based on a series of laboratory tests and analyses.
The measurement of the viscosity of polymer solutions in organic solvents gives us a value that is directly related to the molecular mass of the polymer. In other words, the higher the viscosity, the higher the molecular weight, although the correlation is not direct.
Since the implementation of the injection-blowing processes, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles are present in a wide variety of packages in different sectors, such as the […]
Overall migration testing The Regulation nº 10/2011 establishes nine possible testing conditions which cover all applications regarding overall migration. In the most common use, in […]
More and more products are being made with polymeric materials, elements that were traditionally designed and produced using conventional materials like metal, wood, ceramic, cardboard, […]
The use of recycled material in food packaging is an opportunity for the sector but is subject to important environmental and health requirements that must […]
Increasingly, consumers have more information about the environmental impact of the products they buy or use. In the case of indoors and outdoors paints and […]
AIMPLAS has expanded the scope of its testing accreditation for the automotive industry by including the one cubic-metre chamber emission method.