The first non-destructive test device to indicate the level of crosslinking in PEX-A (peroxide-cured) HMW-HDPE pipe for hot water and in-floor heating was recently sold by Inoex GmbH in Germany (U.S. office in Lancaster, Pa.). The vision-based devic...
New Windows Vista-compatible software is said to extend the capabilities of viscometers and rheometers.
A new twin-bore capillary rheometer with a new software package is said to enable users to make fast, accurate rheological measurements on a wide range of materials.
An upgraded version of a popular color-management software program for plastics, paints, and inks is said to allow extremely accurate color matches even in difficult cases such as with transparent and translucent plastics.
Need to identify the plastic in a sample of pellets or parts for quality or inventory control or other purposes?
Zwick USA, Kennesaw, Ga., has launched its Touch PC display to make universal testers and melt indexers even easier to operate.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Two suppliers of camera arrays for automatic inspection and defect control of plastic film and sheet report recently delivering their widest arrays ever.
A new compact, stand-alone testing instrument is said to determine the intrinsic viscosity (IV) of PET resins while avoiding both the costs and the environmental hazards of handling and disposing of toxic solvents.
A new guide to friction, wear, and erosion testing is available from ASTM International, W.
A new self-aligning pipe compression jig for testing underground plastic pipe used for fresh, drainage, and waste-water transportation has been developed by Technical & Scientific Equipment Co.