About Element Houston Cypress

Element Houston Cypress is a world-class facility and trusted partner for comprehensive testing of polymers and non-metallic materials. As part of Element's global network of accredited laboratories, the Houston Cypress location offers state-of-the-art equipment and expertise across a wide range of mechanical, chemical, and analytical testing services. With capabilities spanning tensile, compression, hardness, thermal analysis, spectroscopy, and more, Element Houston Cypress provides unparalleled solutions for characterizing and qualifying polymers and non-metallic components per industry standards like ISO, ASTM, API, and NACE. This ISO/IEC 17025 accredited lab is a premier choice for ensuring quality, safety and performance of non-metallic materials and products across industries. 

Non-Metallic Services at Element Houston Cypress

  • Tensile testing
  • Tear Strength Testing
  • Compression Testing
  • Flexural -Three and Four-Point Bend
  • Adhesion testing
  • Abrasion Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Immersion testing
  • Izod impact 
  • Coating Penetration Resistance
  • Poisson's Ration, with DIC
  • Fatigue Testing

Analytical Testing Services at Element Houston Cypress

  • MFI (Melt Flow Index)
  • TGA (Thermogravimetry Analysis)
  • DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis)
  • FTIR (Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy)
  • Gas permeation
  • Density
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • GC/MS
  • Failure Analysis
  • 3D Optical Profilometer
  • SEM (Scanning electron microscope)
  • Digital Megohmmeter/IR tester
  • Optical Emission Spectrometer (OES)

Immersion/Aging Testing at Element Houston Cypress

  • API Spec 6A
  • NACE
  • ISO
  • ASTM
  • NACE
  • Accelerated weathering
  • Water absorption

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