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Heroflon’s laboratory, managed by a team of highly qualified technicians, is equipped with state-of-the-art analytical instruments, and is the heart of the company’s quality control activities.

The laboratory performs all necessary tests to verify the compliance of products with the required specifications.

The support guaranteed by the laboratory staff is crucial, as it assures a constant exchange of information with customers throughout the whole product development process, to ensure that the defined target values are effectively achieved.

LABORATORY
TESTS

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

  • FT/IR spectroscopy
  • Atomic absorption
  • Gas chromatography

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

  • Tensile strength
  • Elongation
  • Hardness – Shore D
  • Young’s Modulus
  • Deformation under load

GRANULOMETRIC ANALYSIS

  • Particle Size Distribution by laser diffraction
  • Calibrated sieves
  • Hegman Test

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

  • Specific gravity
  • Bulk density
  • MFI and MVI
  • Coefficient of linear thermal expansion
  • Diametric shrinkage
  • Electrical conductivity

THERMAL ANALYSIS

  • DSC Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • TGA Thermal Gravimetric Analysis

TRIBOLOGICAL ANALYSIS

  • Coefficient of Friction
  • Wear factor
  • PV-Limit

OPTICAL ANALYSIS

  • Polarised light microscopy (up tp 2.000 magnifications)