Plastics

From testing raw materials to finished products, United offers our customers in the plastics industry a large selection of products to help them meet their specific testing need. Whether you are measuring the elongation of a plastic film, the stress or strain of a pre-cut sample, or the force required to break or bend a plastic part, United’s universal test machines are found throughout the plastics industry. In addition to test frames, United offers our customers a wide selection of grips and fixtures that are unique to plastics testing. Virtually any plastic material from any industry can be tested on a United Universal test Machine. Common types of plastics tested include, but are not limited to;

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
Cellophane
Cellulose acetate 
Nylon
Polyamides 
Polycarbonate 
Polyester
Polyethylene  
Polypropylene
Polystyrene
Polyurethanes (PU) 
Polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC)