Purchasing process of plastic products

AIMPLAS supports companies using plastic articles and products in their purchasing processes through the following services of the laboratory, accredited by ENAC according to the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard:

  • Analysis and testing to characterise candidate products to be purchased: physical, mechanical, optical, chemical properties, legal requirements, etc.
  • Validation of plastic products as a step prior to their acquisition to ensure that they meet the expected requirements.
  • Quality control of plastic materials and products, as part of the quality plans implemented in the companies, outsourcing this service to the AIMPLAS laboratory.
  • Analysis of failure causes in plastic materials and products when they do not behave as expected, based on the extensive experience of AIMPLAS researchers.
  • Verification of specifications or technical requirements defined in the specifications of each procurement (request for proposal).
  • Advice for the selection of suppliers, analysing the technical characteristics of the suppliers’ products.
  • Comparative studies of plastic products in order to select the one that best meets the requirements for its final use, by carrying out the appropriate tests.

AIMPLAS also helps companies in the development or innovation of new products when different characteristics are required from those of the products available on the market. AIMPLAS offers support at all stages of the process: initial conception, design, prototyping, in-plant testing, final validation of the product, etc.

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Tenders & Standardization