Abrasion

Abrasion

Abrasion ASTM D3389 and ASTM D5963 Summary Abrasion testing is a great predictive tool that is used to determine the wear characteristics of materials and potential impacts to overall performance in end application. Test Details ASTM D5963 utilizes a rotary drum...
Adhesion Testing

Adhesion Testing

Adhesion Testing ASTM D413, ASTM D429, ASTM D903, and ASTM D2229 Summary Adhesion testing can be used to characterize the strength of bonds between materials, coatings, and adhesives. Test Details ASTM D1329 provides a way to quickly and consistently evaluate both the...
Cold Testing

Cold Testing

Cold Testing ASTM D1329, ASTM D746, and ASTM D2137 What is Cold Testing? In a general sense, cold testing is utilized to examine a material’s properties and performance at low temperatures. ACE Laboratories’s rubber testing laboratory offers both low...
Compression

Compression

Compression ASTM D395, ASTM D575, and ASTM D6147 Summary Compression testing provides insight on a material’s static and dynamic compressive behavior–often vital to application. Test Details ASTM D395 measures a rubber compounds ability to perform in certain...
Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

Differential Scanning Calorimetry ASTM D7426 and ASTM D3418 Two of the most common test methods for DSC, ASTM D7426 and ASTM D3418, allow ACE’s expert technicians to observe glass transition temperatures, melting point, heat of fusion, and the effects of...