Plastics Testing Videos

Intro Video | Tensile Video | Capillary Video | DMA Video | High Speed Impact |
Izod Impact Video | DSC Video | TMA Video

Tensile Testing Overview: See how a Tensile test can measure the force required to break a specimen and the extent to which the specimen stretches or elongates to that breaking point. For more information on plastics testing visit Testlopedia™, a free online encyclopedia detailing almost every major test required by the plastics industry and performed by Intertek PTL.
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Capillary Testing Overview: Learn how material viscosity changes with shear rate under specified conditions of temperature and capillary size. For more information on plastics testing visit Testlopedia™, a free online encyclopedia detailing almost every major test required by the plastics industry and performed by Intertek PTL.
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Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Testing Overview: Watch as oscillating strain is applied in torsion to a rigid test specimen and the resulting stress is measured. For more information on plastics testing visit Testlopedia™, a free online encyclopedia detailing almost every major test required by the plastics industry and performed by Intertek PTL.
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High Speed Impact Testing Overview: Watch an impact event and review a diagram of the event in the form of a load time energy curve. For information about other tests performed at Intertek PTL check out Testlopedia™.
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Notched Izod Impact Testing Overview: Watch an overview of a Notched Izod Impact test. This single point test measures a materials resistance to impact from a swinging pendulum. For information about other tests performed at Intertek PTL check out Testlopedia™.
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Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Testing Overview: See how a Differential Scanning Calorimeter is used to determine the: Heat of Fusion, Crystallization, Melting Point, and Glass Transition of a plastic sample. For more information on plastics testing visit Testlopedia™, a free online encyclopedia detailing almost every major test required by the plastics industry and performed by Intertek PTL.
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Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (TMA): Watch as a sample is heated and expansion is measured. For more information on plastics testing visit Testlopedia™, a free online encyclopedia detailing almost every major test required by the plastics industry and performed by Intertek PTL.
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