Professional Analysis and Consulting Inc.

Engineering & Scientific Consulting

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Plastics and Polymeric Materials

Our plastics and polymeric materials experts have experience with thermoplastic and thermoset materials. With extensive experience in the properties, processing, and applications of plastics and polymeric materials, our materials scientists and materials engineers provide technical expertise for failure analysis, intellectual property disputes, and product reliability and compliance.tires-gears-combined

Our plastics and polymeric materials experts have experience in the applications and failure of components, fibers, membranes, sealants, gaskets, adhesives, coatings and composite structures which are constructed from plastics and polymeric materials. Our experiences span the entire lifecycle of the material, from the polymerization and forming processes to application, failure and recycle of the material.

Contact us to talk to one of our knowledgeable representatives to learn about the plastics and polymeric materials services offered at Professional Analysis and Consulting, Inc., for your unique situation and needs.

Experienced Plastics Materials Experts

Our investigations on plastics and polymeric materials include materials characterization to identify and classify the chemical composition of the plastics or polymeric materials. We also perform mechanical and environmental evaluations to confirm the proper selection of the plastic and polymeric material for the application.

The Professional Analysis and Consulting team also includes experts in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering to support our analysis of the failure mechanisms through critical assessment of the mechanical and electrical properties of the plastic and polymeric materials. Also, our fire investigation experts provide insights into the flammability characteristics of the plastic and polymeric materials.

Complete Polymeric Materials Services

Our plastics and polymeric materials projects and services include:

  • Plastics and polymers identification and characterization
  • Plastic component failure analysis
  • Mechanical testing of plastics and polymers
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  • Electrical testing
  • Weathering and aging
  • Flammability analysis
  • Product abuse and misuse
  • Transparent plastics
  • Plastic processing analysis
  • Paints and polymeric coating
  • Adhesives
  • Gaskets and sealant materials
  • Aerial (Drone / UAS) inspections and laser scanning for accident scene documentation

Contact us to learn how the plastics and polymeric materials experts at Professional Analysis and Consulting, Inc., can find solutions for your unique situation and needs.

Staff:

Michael G. Koehler
Roch J. Shipley
Timothy M. Hicks