512, 2018

The Polymers Center Hosts A Robot Basics Course

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Training Courses|Tags: , , |

The Polymers Center recently hosted a Robot Operators Training Course taught by David Botelho of Wittman Battenfeld. With 23 years’ experience, Botelho was the perfect person to lead the basics class that featured the Integrated Battenfeld Robot and Ecopower 110. This intuitive class trained the students to safely operate [...]

512, 2018

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Testing|Tags: , , |

DSC thermal analysis is a great way to study a polymer’s response to heat. It is also available for a wide range of other samples, such as elastomers and plastics, serving a wide range of industries. DSC analysis measures the amount of energy absorbed or released by a sample when [...]

1510, 2018

The Polymers Center Recently Launched the New Da Vinci 2.0 Duo 3D Printer

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Engineering|Tags: , |

At the Polymers Center, we are excited to have a new desktop 3D printer and look forward to helping our customers design and prototype new parts. The Da Vinci 2.0 Duo 3D printer features a dual nozzle allowing for the printing of two different materials or colors in the [...]

509, 2018

Introducing the newest addition to our testing lab, the MI40 Melt Flow Indexer

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Testing|Tags: , , |

The MI40 from Goettfert is an amazing instrument whose primary purpose is to measure the melt flow index (MFI) of a polymer depending on the temperature and load chosen. MFI has applications in comparing densities of PE or determining if your part has been oversheared or improperly dried during [...]

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