Plastics processing / Polymers

As a plastics processor, manufacturer, converter, manufacturer of finished goods, you have to deal with the strategic issues facing your sector. Control of manufacturing processes, finding new materials (agro-composites, nanomaterials…), reducing the costs of non-quality, stabilisation sourcing, protection of the environment … these are the issues that are leading you to seek the services of a reliable, independent laboratory, capable of offering high technical value added and guaranteeing total confidentiality.

FILAB is here to support you :


  • Materials characterisation (amorphous, semicrystalline, crystalline)

  • Trace and impurity detection (heavy metals, residual solvents, …)

  • Analysis of varnishes and resins


  • Surface characterisation (surface roughness, defects,…)

  • Defect characterisation

  • Materials compatibility testing

  • Polymer deformulation (additives, slip agents, anti-UV additives, mineral fillers, …)

  • Training for your staff

  • Ageing studies (corrosion phenomena, surface deterioration, …)

  • Failure analysis (fracture surfaces, adhesion problems, …)

  • Determination of polydispersity and the rate of cross-linking

  • Analytical development


  • R&D support and project management

  • Support in choosing raw materials and finding substitutes for toxic materials in line with the REACH regulations

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A COFRAC ISO 17025 accredited laboratory

  • (Litters available on - Accreditation number: 1-1793)

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

  • A SAFRAN approval