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Solid mechanics

The Arkema Analytical Solutions laboratory is equipped with a variety of instruments for the mechanical characterization of solids according to appropriate standard measuring conditions. Our testing includes both static and dynamic measurements. Traditional tests include tensile, compression, bend, fatigue, impact and hardness testing.

In addition to the standard tests noted above, our wide range of capabilities includes:

  • Tear and puncture resistance for films
  • High throughput mechanical properties measurement for films and membranes
  • Strain, stress relaxation and creep under tension, flexion and compression