Materials must be evaluated under a wide variety of conditions to understand the full implications of applying it to a product or packaging design. How a material withstands environmental exposure, physical impact or interaction with fluids or other materials will all determine their suitability for selection. Smithers materials testing expertise covers a wide range of materials commonly used in product development. 

Materials testing: frequently tested materials

Commonly, testing material properties involves any number of industry standard tests. ASTM, ISO, SAE, and others provide a framework from which to benchmark and compare performance. However, our team of experts are commonly called upon to assist development teams in evaluating custom materials testing protocols or benchmarking programs. This consultative approach provides a more detailed view of the specific material performance characteristics you need to know about. Our materials testing teams have many years of combined expertise in several key end-use markets.

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