Film Testing & Sheet Testing:

Films Testing, Sheeting Testing & Specimen Preparation by Intertek PTL

Intertek Plastics Technology Laboratories (Intertek PTL), the Leader in Plastics, Elastomers, Film, Sheet and Composites Testing, provides a variety of film testing and specimen preparation services to meet industry requirements. Intertek PTL provides fast, knowledgeable and cost-efficient testing services.

Film and sheet industry leaders rely on Intertek PTL for testing services and specimen preparation by die-cutting. Intertek PTL is experienced in interpreting requirements to various specifications and performs associated testing and specimen preparation for some of the leading film and sheet suppliers and end-users in the industry.

Through active participation in Standards Organizations such as ASTM D20.19 Film & Sheeting, Intertek PTL is proficient in all aspects of testing to ASTM and ISO methods. Intertek PTL regularly tests to film and sheet specifications such as Tensile Strength and Modulus (ASTM D882), Tear (ASTM D1004), Elmendorf Tear (ASTM D1922), Blocking (ASTM D3354), Haze and Luminous Transmittance (ASTM D1003), Free Falling Dart Impact (ASTM D1709), Instrumented High Speed Impact (ASTM D7192, ISO 7765-2), Slow Rate Penetration of Films (ASTM F1306), Seam Strength (ASTM D4437), Water Vapor Transmission (ASTM E96), Trouser Tear (ASTM D1938), Thickness (ASTM D6988) to name a few. Intertek PTL is experienced with Material Property Generation (Data-Sheets), End-part testing, R&D support and QC of film and sheet materials. Intertek PTL continues to focus on the film and sheet industry and regularly attends industry specific events

Correct specimen preparation is vital to test results. Additional services provided by Intertek PTL include in-house Die-Cutting of films to meet ASTM and ISO specifications. Die-Cutting services include use Ontario Razor Dies for flawless, defect-free preparation of samples. In-house Die-cutting of films ensures optimal turnaround.

Intertek PTL has some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Typical turnaround is two to five days from receipt of prepared specimens. Intertek PTL can provide testing for one test to multiple lots.

Intertek PTL truly is the Leader in Plastics testing and provides fast, knowledgeable service. To learn more about tests performed at Intertek PTL, go to for informative services such as Testlopedia™, a free encyclopedia outlining nearly every test required by the plastics, elastomers, composites and film industry. Let Intertek PTL’s knowledge of materials assist you in achieving your program goals. Contact Intertek PTL today to request a quote.
Intertek PTL is accredited by A2LA to meet ISO/IEC 17025.

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