Research of impurities in your polymers in laboratory

Do you want to search for impurities in your polymer products?

What is an impurity and why analyze it?

An impurity is an element that enters the composition of a material during its production as an undesirable additive. The impurities of a polymer are favorable to aging, they can accelerate its degradation.

Indeed, the presence, after manufacturing, of residues, in particular of peroxide (used to initiate polymerization), can induce the degradation of the polymer. Thus, a minimal amount of peroxide must be used during the manufacture of polymer materials.

Moreover, the impurity zones are particularly weakened zones. Indeed, these are areas where the density of entanglements is lower leading to geometrical defects (cracking).

Therefore, it may be advisable to carry out a search for impurities by a specialized laboratory.

FILAB supports you in the search for impurities in your polymer products

With an analytical park of 2100m² and a qualified team of 5 PhDs and 7 engineers, FILAB laboratory assists manufacturers in the research and identification of impurities on their polymer products.

FILAB offers a wide range of analytical techniques in order to respond to these problems with precision and reliability.

Go further

  • Identification of the chemical nature of a polymer by FTIR

  • Study of crystal phases and cross-linking rate by DSC

  • Determination of hazardous chemicals

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

Thomas GAUTIER Head of Materials Department
Ask for your quote
+33 (0)3 80 52 32 05 Request
a quote