Polymer Technology

Master of Science

Laboratories and Centres

CAD/CAM Zentrum

POLYMER TESTING

rheological properties

    -  capillary viscometer test
    -  rheometer test
    -  melt indexer

mechanical properties
    -  tensile, compression and flexure test
    -  relaxation and creep test
    -  tensile and flexure impact test
    -  hardness test

thermal properties   
    -  Vicat softening point test
     -  differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
    -  dynamic mechanical analyzer (DMA)
    -  thermo-gravimetric analyzer (TGA)
    -  dilatometer (TMA)

chemical / physical properties
    -  FT-NIR (near infrared) spectroscopy
    -  cryo-microtome cutting
    -  microscopy (light / SEM)
    -  moisture test

POLYMER PROCESSING


-  injection moulding (single/two component, gas assisted)
-  extrusion (mono/multi layer, blow film)
-  blow moulding
-  compression moulding
-  thermoforming

SIMULATION & SOFTWARE

-  Autodesk Moldflow Insight
-  Moldex 3D
-  VISI
-  CATIA
-  Creo (Pro Engineer)
-  ABAQUS FEM
-  Labview
-  MatLab
-  Origin