As the world becomes more energy efficient, Polymer Matrix Composites (PMCs) are helping push the limits of aerospace technology with lighter, stronger, more durable materials. From structural components to interior materials, PMCs provide lightweight strength and unmatched durability.
Despite being newer materials, polymer matrix composites have already proven valuable across a wide range of aerospace applications. PMCs possess a high degree of stiffness and strength, without the added weight of traditional materials. Using a combination of mechanical testing, chemical testing, analytical testing and environmental testing, we ensure that your materials continue to perform under any conditions.
Polymer Matrix Composite Testing Services
As a leader in aerospace and polymer matrix composites testing, Element uses state-of-the-art technology to provide accurate, reliable results. Our experts possess diverse skill sets and backgrounds and are ready to handle projects in any stage of material or product development. With active memberships in numerous composite committees including ASTM D30, CMH-17, Nadcap, and the Committee on Composite Materials, our polymer testing labs can help you get the most out of your materials.
For more information about our PMC testing services for aerospace, or to request a quote, contact us today.
Services We Offer
Our dedicated aerospace materials experts provide testing, support and guidance for polymer matrix composites, from routine testing to challenging failure analysis.
Some of our standard polymer testing services include:
- Compression testing
- Shear testing
- Tensile testing
- Flexural testing
- Fracture toughness testing
- Creep and stress rupture testing
- Impact testing
- Chemical analysis
- Thermal analysis
- Density and specific gravity
- Glass transition temperature
- Hardness testing
- Permeability and diffusion studies
- Water absorption/desorption
- Polymer failure analysis
- Ultraviolet weathering and accelerated ageing
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