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Polymer Characterization & Testing

We provide a comprehensive polymer consultancy, characterization and testing service.

We have the expertise to:

  • Solve polymer failures
  • Select the right polymers for the right applications
  • Meet regulatory requirements
  • Develop new products and applications
  • Provide polymer analysis and testing.

Innovation is the key to future growth and profitability - and we use our polymers expertise to help clients create novel products that differentiate them from competitors, are more cost-effective to produce and perform better.

Characterization & Analysis

You often want to know more about the polymer you are working with or have specified - that's where our materials characterization team comes in.

Using our state-of-the-art analytical capabilities, teamed with our materials expertise, we offer polymer chemical, physical, microscopy, surface and bulk mechanical and fracture mechanics analysis to:

  • Characterize polymers
  • Evaluate their properties
  • Examine the surfaces of polymers
  • Identify contaminants
  • Provide a raw material assay
  • Validate cleanliness
  • Assess leachability / toxicity
  • Provide ongoing QA / QC
  • Predict shelf-life
  • Determine ageing.

Why choose Lucideon?

  • To our polymers expertise we add a wide-ranging knowledge of ceramics, glass, metals – chemical, physical, microscopy, mechanical.  We know how polymers work with and interact with other materials.
  • State-of-the-art facilities under one roof – meaning that you don't have to use many different suppliers.

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  • White Paper

    Design Optimization in Medical Devices: Materials Matter
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  • White Paper

    Failure Analysis of Plastic Products
    pdf (720 KB)

  • White Paper

    Polymer Basics: Structure & Properties
    pdf (383 KB)

  • One of our Experts

    Dr. Xiang Zhang

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  • Medical Polymers Book by Dr. Xiang Zhang

    Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers, 1st Edition.
    Materials and Properties.

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    Testing Solutions from Lucideon

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