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Instrumentation, test equipment suppliers.

The following directory lists suppliers of instrumentation and test equipment to the rubber industry with address, contact person, types of instrumentation, test equipment and services offered.

Acrolab Ltd. Paul Delaney and Peter Angermann 1423 Franklin St., Unit F143 Detroit, MI 48207 Phone: (800) 265-9542 Fax: (800) 465-9674 Instrumentation: Heat transfer technology

Adamel Lhomargy SAS Pierre Bobin, sales office manager Batiment 6-Z.A. de l'Habitat Route d'Ozoir F-77680 Roissy en Brie France Phone: (33) 1-64409210 Fax: (33) 1-64409211 Website: www.testingmachines.com Email: adamellhomargy@testingmachines.com Instrumentation: Physical testers Services offered: Technical service, training

Admet Inc. Marc Venet 51 Morgan Dr. Norwood, MA 02062 Phone: (781) 769-0850 Phone: (800) 667-3220 Fax: (781) 769-0884 Website: www.admet.com Email: sales@admet.com Instrumentation: Electromechanical and hydraulic universal testing frames for tension, compression and torsion testing; digital indicating systems for tension, compression and torsion testing

Aeroglide Corp. Andy Britt Box 29505 Raleigh, NC 27626-0505 Phone: (919) 851-2000 Fax: (919) 851-6029 Website: www.aeroglide.com Email: sales@aeroglide.com Instrumentation: Processability testing

Alpha Technologies Tom Mlinar 2689 Wingate Ave. Akron, OH 44314 Phone: (330) 745-1641 Phone: (800) 356-9886 Fax: (330) 848-7326 Website: www.alpha-technologies.com Email: sales@alpha-technologies.com Instrumentation: Complete line of single sample, semi-automated and automated variable frequency processability instruments (RPA, PPA, APA) and curemeters (MDR2000, production MDR, MiniTester), Mooney viscometers (MV2000 and variable speed MV2000), and universal testers (T2000, T10K), data acquisition Eclipse laboratory information management system software (Eclipse Standard 32 and Eclipse Aurora)

Services offered: A2LA installation, training, calibration and preventive maintenance programs (CPMP) for a wide range of instruments and equipment, AlphaCare verification services, TeleSupport, applications, production and materials engineering support (APM) on-site, six sigma project support, materials engineering seminars

Altman Manufacturing Co. Paul Altman 1990 Ohio St. Lisle, IL 60532 Phone: (630) 963-0031 Fax: (630) 963-0089 Website: www.altmanmfg.com Email: altman@xnet.com Services offered: Testing molded parts for cracking, missing rubber, pressure testing, metal insert detection, size and air flow

Ambios Technology, Inc. Patrick O'Hara 100 Pioneer St., Suite A Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone: (831) 429-4200 Fax: (831) 427-1160 Website: www.ambiostech.com Email: patrick@ambiostech.com Instrumentation: Xi-100 IFM Services offered: Carbon black dispersion index measurement

B.C. Ames Inc. 78 Stone Place Melrose, MA 02176 Phone: (800) 438-4249 Phone: (781) 893-0095 Fax: (781) 647-3356 Website: www.bcames.com Email: info@bcames.com Instrumentation: For thickness measurement--dial and digital bench comparators, hand held micrometers, noncontact AccuFlow air gaging for in-process and bench; electronic read-out available

Services offered: Application engineering

Ametek PMT, U.S. Gauge Div. Jim Snyder, sales manager 820 Penna Blvd. Feasterville, PA 19053 Phone: (215) 355-6900 Fax: (215) 355-2937 Instrumentation: Process measurement technology, pneumatic controllers, electronic process transmitters, calibration equipment Services offered: Technical service, training

Ametek Chatillon 8600 Somerset Dr. Largo, FL 33773 Phone: (800) 527-9999 Fax: (727) 539-6882 Website: www.chatillon.com Email: chatillon.fl-lar@ametek.com Instrumentation: Tensile testers Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Leverett A. Anderson Co. William S. Cole, president 1245 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd. Suite #2 P.O. Box 4400 Copley, OH 44321 Phone: (330) 670-1363 Fax: (330) 670-9450 Instrumentation: Materials testing equipment for rubber and plastics Services offered: Sales, service including calibration design and fabrication of special testing equipment

Anter Corp. Jennifer Trabbold 1700 Universal Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15235 Phone: (412) 795-6410 Fax: (412) 795-8225 Website: www.anter.com Email: sales@anter.com Instrumentation: Dilatometers for thermal expansion (CTE) measurement, thermal conductivity meters, thermal diffusivity/specific heat capacity systems Services offered: Testing services for thermal expansion, thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat capacity

Applied Test Systems, Inc. 348 New Castle Rd. Butler, PA 16001-2498 Phone: (724) 283-1212 Phone: (800) 299-6408 (U.S. only) Fax: (724) 283-6570 Website: www.atspa.com Email: sales@atspa.com Instrumentation: Creep/stress rupture testing machines, universal tension testing machines, pressure test systems, fatigue testers, furnaces and ovens for testing and processing, elastomeric extensometers and special test equipment Services offered: Technical service

Asylum Research Terry Mehr, dir. of mktg. 6310 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117-3115 Phone: (805) 696-6466 Fax: (805) 696-6444 Website: www.asylumresearch.com Email: info@asylumresearch.com Instrumentation: Atomic force microscope, molecular force probe, scanning probe microscope, gold slides

Atlas Material Testing Technology Jamie Chesler, mktg. services 4114 N. Ravenswood Chicago, IL 60613 Phone: (773) 327-4520 Fax: (773) 327-5787 Website: www.atlas-mts.com Email: info@atlas-mts.com Instrumentation: Complete line of environmental and materials testing instrumentation that can simulate radiant energy, temperature, salt fog, moisture and other components of a natural environment, full line of physical test instruments Services offered: Technical service, training

Automated Control Systems, Inc. Sean Tucker, president 627 Hartzell Rd. New Haven, IN 46774 Phone: (260) 493-6606 Fax: (260) 749-4782 Website: www.acsmfg.com Email: sales@acsmfg.com Instrumentation: PVT (pressure-vibration-thermal) coolant hose durability tester Services offered: Design and build test equipment for component durability, audit and functional tests; leak and burst testing equipment with data acquisition capability

Automation Products, Inc.--Dynatrol Division Applications Department 3030 Maxroy St. Houston, TX 77008-6294 Phone: (713) 869-0361 Phone: (800) 231-2062 Fax: (713) 869-7332 Website: www.dynatrolusa.com Email: sales@dynatrolusa.com Instrumentation: Equipment which measures and/or controls density, specific gravity, % solids, % concentration, viscosity and level detection

Basler Vision Technologies Headquarters Division Sealing Inspection Petra Rogge Ander Strusbek, 60-62 D-22926 Ahrensburg, Germany Phone: 49(0)4102-463-350 Fax: 49(0)4102-463-359 Email: info@baslerweb.com Instrumentation: Automatic seals and o-ring inspection systems for surface imperfections and dimensions

Basler Vision Technologies USA Office Sealing Inspection Katie Martin 740 Springdale Dr., Ste. 100 Exton, PA 19341 Phone: (610) 280 0171 Fax: (610) 280-7608 Instrumentation: Automatic seals and o-ring inspection systems for surface imperfections and dimensions

Benz Materials Testing Instruments Ted Benz, president 73 Maplehurst Ave. Providence, RI 02908 Phone: (401) 331-5650 Website: www.benztesters.com Instrumentation: Rheometers, durometers, viscometers, burst pipe testers, ball burst testers, clicker presses, tensile testers, test dies, test molds, test tube aging ovens, hardness, Ross flex tester, fatigue-to-failure tester, melt flow indexes, NBS abraider, DIN abraider, falling weight impact tester, pendulum impact testers, molding presses, brittleness testers and plastometers, TR testers, specific gravity testers, test tubes and glassware, test fixtures and grips Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, repair and rebuilding testing instruments, and lab information management systems

Beta LaserMike Gregg Cummings 8001 Technology Blvd. Dayton, OH 45424 Phone: (937) 233-9935 Fax: (937) 233-7284 Website: www.betalasermike.com Email: sales@betalasermike.com Instrumentation: Non contact, laser-based dimensional gauging, ultrasonic wall-thickness and concentricity measurement systems, and laser length and speed systems

Bohlin Instruments, Inc. 11 Harts Lane, Suite 1 E. Brunswick, NJ 08816 Phone: (732) 254-7742 Fax: (732) 354-1577 Website: www.bohlin.com Instrumentation: Instrumentation for dynamic/thermomechanical and processability testing

C.W. Brabender Instruments Kevin R. Van Allen 50 E. Wesley St. South Hackensack, NJ 07606 Phone: (201) 343-8425 Website: www.cwbrabender.com Email: cwbi@cwbrabender.com Instrumentation: Laboratory testing equipment for rubber testing, including processability studies, dispersion, mixing, cure and density for R&D and QC Services offered: Testing laboratory

Brookhaven Instruments Corp. 750 Blue Point Rd. Holtsville, NY 11742 Phone: (631) 758-3200 Fax: (631) 758-3255 Email: info@bic.com Website: www.bic.com Instrumentation: Particle size measurement utilizing laser light scattering, disc centrifugation, laser scanner and dynamic image analysis; for zeta potential analysis by particle electrophoresis and streaming potential; applications include pigments and carbon blacks Services offered: Technical support

Buchel BV Andre Jansen, director Fokkerstraat 24, 3905 KV Veenedaal, Netherlands Phone: (31) 318-521-500 Fax: (31) 318-540-358 Website: www.testingmachines.com Email: buchel@testingmachines.com Instrumentation: Physical testers Services offered: Technical service, training

Bytewise Measurement Systems Michael Harris, CEO Russ Carreker, president 1150 Brookstone Centre Pkwy. Columbus, GA 31904 Phone: (706) 323-5142 Fax: (706) 323-0178 Website: www.bytewise.com Email: sales@bytewise.com Instrumentation: Offer both in-line and off-line, non-contact measurement solutions for the tire, rubber seals and gasket industries. Some examples are Profile 360, on-line and off-line profilometer and several applications for tire building machine measurements Services offered: Installation and training

Carver, Inc. 1569 Morris St. P.O. Box 544 Wabash, IN 46992-0544 Phone: (260) 563-7577 Fax: (260) 563-7625 Email: carverpress@corpemail.com Website: www.carverpress.com Instrumentation: Laboratory equipment

CCS--Corporate Consulting Services, Instruments, Inc. Jack C. Warner, president 1145 Highbrook Ave., Suite 500 Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 376-3600 Phone: (800) 742-8535 Fax: (330) 376-8500 Fax: (800) 227-9329 Website: www.ccsi-inc.com Website: www.orecozone.net Email: jack@ccsi-inc.com Instrumentation: Durometer hardness testers, curemeter (ODR), Mooney viscometer, Rheomaster data systems for Mooney and rheometers, new recorders for ODRs, ASTM dies, molds, cutters, the XDR Mooney viscometer, XDR-MDR-moving die rheometer, XDR OSC disk rheometer, Orec ozone chambers and monitor calibration, low temperature TR test and brittleness point tester Services offered: Certified calibration, service and repair of durometer hardness testers, Mooney viscometers, all rheometers and recorders, tensile testers, thickness gauges, A2LA certified calibration lab and ISO 9002 and 17025 registered

CDS Analytical, Inc. Gary Deger, dir. of sales & mktg. 465 Limestone Rd. P.O. Box 277 Oxford, PA 19363-0277 Phone: (610) 932-3636 Phone: (800) 541-6593 Fax: (610) 932-4158 Email: cdsanalytical.com Website: www.cdsanalytical.com Instrumentation: Pyrolysis equipment Services offered: Manufacturing

Cober Electronics, Inc. Chris Varga 151 Woodward Ave. Norwalk, CT 06854 Phone: (203) 855-8755 Fax: (203) 855-7511 Instrumentation: Microwave receptivity testing, microwave curing ovens Services offered: Technical service for microwave technology

Coram Instruments Inc. Loretta J. Miller, president 37 Whinstone St. Coram, NY 11727 Phone: (516) 331-5321 Instrumentation: Testing instruments for rubber, plastics and polyurethane foam

Dauh Chau Enterprises Christine Chang 15 Fu Shing Rd. Sec. 3 Taichung, Taiwan Phone: 04-2629602 Fax: 04-2630138 Instrumentation: Instrumentation for fluid resistance, fatigue, abrasion, tear, tensile, processability and ozone resistance testing

Dek-Tron Scientific Instruments Miguel Vargas, mgr. 244 East Third St. Plainfield, NJ 07060 Phone: (908) 226-1777 Fax: (908) 226-4973 Website: www.dektroncorp.com Email: info@dektroncorp.com Instrumentation: Test equipment for materials Services offered: Applications assistance for testing of materials; service and repair of test equipment

Despatch Industries 8860 207th St. W. Minneapolis, MN 55044 Phone: (888) despatch Instrumentation: Environmental test chambers, curing and testing ovens Services offered: Technical service, training

Dewes Gumbs Die & Presses Robert Salerni or James Long-Up 38-33 24th St. L.I.C., NY 11101 Phone: (718) 784-9756 Fax: (718) 784-9755 Instrumentation: Specimen cutting dies, dies for ASTM, DIN, JAP and TAPPY and testing equipment Services offered: Reconditioning and recalibration of test dies and molds

Digital Instruments, Veeco Metrology Group M.G. Heaton, director of marketing 112 Robin Hill Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93117 Phone: (805) 967-1400 Phone: (800) 873-9750 Instrumentation: Scanning probe, atomic force microscopes, stylus profilers

Dillon Quantrol Dave Cone, business director 1000 Armstrong Dr. Fairmont, MN 56031 Phone: (507) 238-4461 Instrumentation: Testing system, computer controlled to manual systems, f0rce gauges, load cells, software Services offered: Sales, service and technical assistance

Ektron Tek Co., Ltd. Dept. of International Sales #182, Lane 380, Ton-An Rd., Tien-chung, Chang-Hwa 520 Taiwan Phone: +886-4-8761635 Fax: +886-4-8761637 Website: www.ektrontek.com Email: ektronco@ms48.hinet.net Instrumentation: Flexing machines, ozone testers, rheometers, tensile testers, tire testers, viscometers, vibration simulator

Elastocon AB Goteborgsvagen 99 SE-504 60 Boras Sweden Phone: +4633-22 56 30 Fax: +4633-13 88 71 Website: www.elastocon.com E-mail: info@elastocon.se Instrumentation: Stress relaxation system, aging ovens, speciman preparation, automatic Gehman tester, TR-tester, windscreen fogging, electrical tests, computerized testing (see ad on page 51)

Electronic Development Labs Eric Bronk 244 Oakland Dr. Danville, VA 24540 Phone: (434) 799-0807 Fax: (434) 799-0847 Instrumentation: Pyrometers, calibrators, sensors Services offered: Calibration services

ELW Manufacturing Eric Warner, president 601 Maple St. P.O. Box 224 Red Lion, PA 17356 Phone: (717) 246-6600 Fax: (717) 246-6500 Website: www.etwmfg.com Email: ewarner@elwmfg.com Instrumentation: Fatigue, tear and tensile testing

Emerson Apparatus, Inc. Sales department 59 Sanford Dr., #12 Gorham, ME 04038 Phone: (800) 445-1055 Fax: (207) 856-1117 Website: www.emersonapparatus.com Email: sales@emersonapparatus.com Instrumentation: Rubber buffing machines, foam endurance tester, ASTM 1055 load deflection tester Services offered: Technical service, training

Federal Products Co. Alex Tabenkin, marketing mgr. 1144 Eddy St. Providence, RI 02940 Phone: (401) 784-3100 Fax: (401) 941-5280 Instrumentation: Dispersion analyzer for determining carbon particle dispersion in rubber products and tires, dimensional gauging equipment, roundness gauging equipment, surface finish gauging equipment per ASTM D-2663 method C Services offered: Technical service, training, computer software programs

FMC Corporate Technology Center Herb Jones 1205 Coleman Ave. Santa Clara, CA 95052 Phone: (408) 289-3877 Fax: (408) 289-4429 Instrumentation: Full chemical and physical characterization capabilities, as well as component testing Services offered: Engineering consulting, materials recommendation and selection, testing and analysis, materials characterization

Forte Technology, Inc. Ralph Monaghan, president 201 Carnegie Row Norwood, MA 02062 Phone: (781) 769-9150 Fax: (781) 769-5308 Email: inforw@forte-tec.com Website: forte-tec.com Instrumentation: Electronic moisture measurement system for entire bales of synthetic rubber Services offered: Technical service, software programs, synthetic rubber testing equipment and training

Freeman Company Chad Root, director of sales 911 Graham Dr. Fremont, OH 43420 Phone: (419) 334-9709 Fax: (419) 334-3426 Website: www.freeman-die.com Email: fremont@freeman-die.com Instrumentation: ASTM test specimen dies, presses, cutting surfaces, ASTM molds Services offered: Certified new tools and relevel, resharpen, certify existing tools

Gabo Qualimeter Testanlagen GmbH Schulstrasse 6 Ahlden, Lower Saxony 29693 Germany Phone: +49-5164-8019-0 Fax: +49-5164-8019-30 Website: www.gabo.com Email: info@gabo.com Instrumentation: Dynamic mechanic thermal materials testing systems (DMA/DMTS/DMTA) and flexometer 'Gabometer' (according to Goodrich flexometer) Services offered: Contract service

Gearhart Machine Company, Inc. Gregory Gearhart, president 1145 Highbrook Ave. Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 253-1880 Fax: (330) 253-1886 Instrumentation: Lab-ASTM molds, custom rubber molds Services offered: Jigs and fixtures, dies and rotors, machining consultants, research and development, custom machinery, built and designed cutting dies, machining and duplicating of obsolete gears and parts

Goettfert Tim Haake, general mgr. 488 Lakeshore Parkway Rock Hill, SC 29730 Phone: (803) 324-3883 Fax: (803) 324-3993 Instrumentation: Elastograph vario curemeter, Rheovulkameter processability tester, capillary rheometer RCR with or without automated cleaning

Gomaplast Machinery, Inc. Marcelo S. Hildebrandt 500 East Henry St. Wooster, OH 44691 Phone: (330) 263-7845 Fax: (330) 263-7846 Email: sales@gomaplast.com Instrumentation: Tensile testers, rheometers and lab ovens

Grecon, Inc. Bob Barnum, vice pres., sales 15875 SW 74th Ave. Tigard, OR 97224 Phone: (503) 641-7731 Fax: (503) 641-7508 Website: www.grecon-us.com Email: sales@grecon-us.com Instrumentation: Spark detection/ extinguishment system, thickness measurement system, delamination detection system, cyclone plug-up detection system

Gruenberg Oven Co. Arthur V. Campbell P.O. Box 3246 2121 Reach Rd. Williamsport, PA 17701 Phone: (717) 326-1755 Instrumentation: Industrial ovens, test chambers, calorimeters Services offered: Technical service, training, engineering

Harris Instrument Corp. Gary J. Thompson, director, sales 155 Johnson Dr. Delaware, OH 43015 Phone: (740) 369-3580 Fax: (740) 369-2653 Website: www.harris-instrument.com Email: info@harris-instrument.com Instrumentation: Non-contact measurement sensors and control systems; digital process control systems Services offered: Monitor and control of extruded dimension for size control and measurement of shrinkage, inspection for holes

Hoto Instruments Arlie Avenir 3100 Dundee Rd., Suite 707 Northbrook, IL 60062 Phone: (847) 564-2260 Fax: (847) 564-295 Website: www.hoto-instruments.com Email: info@hoto-instruments.com Instrumentation: Asker digital and analog durometers; hand-held, auto loading and automatic micro durometers for measuring hardness and characteristics of various rubber, elastomers, plastics, sponges, urethane foam and polystyrene foam Services offered: Calibration services

Hotpack Corp. 10940 Dutton Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 Phone: (215) 824-1700 Fax: (215) 637-0519 Website: www.hotpack.com Email: hotpack@hotpack.com Instrumentation: Ovens, environmental test chambers, incubators Services offered: Technical service, training, manufacturing

Hydramotion Ltd. Danny Morbey 1A York Rd., Business Park York, England, YO17 6YA Phone: (44) 1653-600294 Fax: (44) 1653-692446 Website: www.processviscometer.com Email: rubber@hydramotion.com Instrumentation: Process viscometers, viscosity instrumentation

Imada, Inc. Tony DiLegge 3100 Dundee Rd., Suite 707 Northbrook, IL 60062 Phone: (847) 562-0834 Fax: (847) 562-0839 Website: www.imada.com Email: imada@imada.com Instrumentation: For tension, compression, adhesion and fatigue testing; mechanical and digital force gauges, manual and motorized test stands, SPC software and special attachments up to 4400 Ibf.; ISO 17025 accredited Services offered: Application engineering and calibration services

Imass, Inc. R.A. Heinrich, president James M. Driscoll, marketing director P.O. Box 134 Accord, MA 02018-0134 Phone: (781) 834-3063 Fax: (781) 834-3064 Email: sales@imass.com Website: www.imass.com Instrumentation: Materials testing instruments

IMC Instruments Inc. Elizabeth Frias, marketing assistant N60W14434 Kaul Ave. Meno. Falls, WI 53051 Phone: (262) 252-4620 Fax: (262) 252-4623 Website: www.instruments.com Email: IMC262@aol.com Instrumentation: Temperature instrumentation (alarms, monitors, controllers, etc.) Services offered: Repairing company equipment

Impakt Bruce Freeman 5721 Dragon Way Cincinnati, OH 45227 Phone: (513) 271-9191 Fax: (513) 271-5120 Website: www.impaktusa.com Email: impakt@att.net Instrumentation: Laboratory specimen cutters, laboratory cutting presses, sample molds Services offered: Sharpening and certification of laboratory specimen cutters

Indusco Tony Hoffman, president 3611 Keystone Ave. Nashville, TN 37211-3350 Phone: (615) 833-0666 Fax: (615) 834-8722 Website: www.induscousa.com Email: info@induscousa.com Instrumentation: Fatigue, tear and tensile testing; instrumentation for testing of raw materials and vulcanized and unvulcanized rubber testing

Indy Tech Lab Equipment Inc. Brian Williams 27 Legend Court P.O. Box 10214 Ancaster, Ontario, Canada L9K1P3 Phone: (905) 512-7751 Fax: (905) 304-2110 Website: www.indytechlab.com Email: sales@indytechlab.com Instrumentation: Used and reconditioned test instruments and devices including Izod Charpy impact, hardness, tensile, tear, density, tack micrometer, microscopy, stress and strain, salt fog Services offered: Sales and calibration of test instrumentation

Instron Corp. Jessica Carroll 100 Royall St. Canton, MA 02021 Phone: (781) 575-5851 Email: marcom@instron.com Instrumentation: Universal tension and compression testing machines, servohydraulic machines for determining the dynamic properties of elastomers, grips, extensometers and environmental chambers Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, load and extensometer verification traceable to NIST

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Instron Corp.--Industrial Products Group Tammy Mysliwiec 900 Liberty St. Grove City, PA 16127-9005 Phone: (724) 458-9610 Fax: (724) 458-9614 Website: www.instron.com Email: info_news@instron.com Instrumentation: Materials test equipment including tensile, stress-relaxation, tear, creep and fatigue Services offered: Materials test equipment verification, repair, installation, calibration and training

ISRA Surface Vision Maureen Macken, mktg. mgr. 4357 Park Dr., Suite J Norcross, GA 30093 Phone: (770) 449-7776 Fax: (770) 449-0399 Website: www.isravision.com Instrumentation: Quality control systems; inspection and measurement, web inspection system Services offered: Turnkey systems including training, installation, maintenance and support worldwide

J&L Tool & Machine, Inc. Bob Landwerlen, vice president P.O. Box 367 1441 Miller Ave. Shelbyville, IN 46176 Phone: (317) 398-6281 Email: bob@jltool.com Instrumentation: JL 5000 SPL flow comparator

Karder Rubber Machinery & Engineering Daniel Abraham, exec. vice president 258 Kenmore Blvd. Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 253-3377 Fax: (330) 253-4733 Instrumentation: Tensile testing

Kernco Instrument Co. John Kelly, general mgr. 420 Kenazo Ave. El Paso, TX 79928 Phone: (915) 852-3375 Fax: (915) 852-4084 Toll-free: (800) 325-3875 Website: www.kerncoinstr.com Email: contact@kerncoinstr.com Instrumentation: Hardness testers for rubber-type materials, infrared thermometers, microwave moisture analyzers to measure bone dry to full saturation (0 to 100% moisture), microscopes Services offered: Technical service

Leica Microsystems Inc. 2345 Waukegan Rd. Bannockburn, IL 60015 Phone: (847) 405-0123 Phone: (800) 248-0123 Fax: (847) 405-0164 Email: info@leica-microsystems.com Website: www.leica-microsystems.com Instrumentation: Microscopes, measuring equipment, microphotographic equipment, microtomes Services offered: Technical service, training

C.A. Litzler Co., Inc. James H. Rogers, v.p., sales 4800 W. 160th St. Cleveland, OH 44135 Phone: (216) 267-8020 Fax: (216) 267-9856 Website: www.calitzer.com Email: sales@calitzler.com Instrumentation: Computreater 2000 single end cord treating lab machine Services offered: Field service

LMI Technologies (USA), Inc. Dan Howe and Mike Snow, sales mgrs. 21455 Melrose Ave., Suite 22 Southfield, MI 48075 Phone: (248) 359-2409; Phone: 46-31-336-25-13 (Sweden) Fax: (248) 355-3283 Website: www.lmint.com Email: sales.rubber@lmint.com Instrumentation: Over 44 non-contact laser-based measurement sensors for a variety of on-and-off line applications; these include radial runout at full production speed; profiling green and high silicone content rubber; tire sidewall and inspection; thickness control of calendered rubber; splice width detection; treadwear analysis; extrusion profiling and profiling sidewall bulge and dent and many others Services offered: Installation, training and support services; OEM capability

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Manufacturers Supplies Co. Robert D. Goellner 4200 Rider Trail North Earth City, MO 63045 Phone: (314) 770-0880 Fax: (314) 770-0990 Instrumentation: Equipment for lab testing; clickers for dumbbell cutting; skiving equipment for ply splitting; band-knife splitters Services offered: Service and installation of above

Mast/Keystone Thomas Hall, v.p. sales 340 Western Rd., Ste. #1 Reno, NV 89506 Phone: (702) 324-2799 Fax: (702) 324-5375 Instrumentation: Ozone test chambers and monitors

Meeco Inc. Thomas Mallon 250 Titus Ave. Warrington, PA 18976 Phone: (215) 343-6600 Fax: (215) 343-4194 Website: www.meeco.com Email: meecosales@meeco.com Instrumentation: Electrolytic moisture analyzers, electronic measuring instruments to detect trace moisture in gases and solids Services offered: Technical service

Messmer Instruments Ltd. Unit F1 Imperial Business Estate West Mill, Gravesend Kent, U.K. DA11 0DL Phone: (44) 1474-566-488 Fax: (44) 1474-560-310 Website: www.testingmachines.com Email: messmer@testingmachines.com Instrumentation: Physical testers Services offered: Technical service, training

Mettler-Toledo, Inc. Chellsea Mastroine 1900 Polaris Parkway Columbus, OH 43240 Phone: (800) merrier Fax: (614) 438-4518 Website: www.mt.com/us Email: labsinsidesales@mt.com Instrumentation: Dynamic mechanical analyzers, thermomechanical analyzers, differential scanning, calorimeters, thermogravimetric analyzers, balances

Micro-Vu Corp. Greg Chatfield, marketing/sales mgr. 7909 Conde Lane Windsor, CA 95492 Phone: (707) 838-6272 Fax: (707) 838-3985 Website: www.microvu.com Email: sales@microvu.com Instrumentation: Automated video coordinate measuring machines providing automatic dimensional measurement of o-rings, gaskets, etc.

MKB Industries Inc. M.V. Blyth 63-8 North Brandford Rd. Brandford, CT 06405 Phone: (203) 481-1900 Fax: (203) 481-1943 Instrumentation: Raw materials, vulcanized and unvulcanized rubber testing

MTI Instruments, Inc. Paul Slazas, product sales mgr. 325 Washington Ave. Ext. Albany, NY 12205 Phone: (518) 218-2550 Fax: (518) 218-2506 Email: pslazas@mtiinstruments.com Instrumentation: Quality control inspection products, sensors and amplifiers using fiber optic, capacitance and laser technologies, for displacement vibration, runout, thickness and surface condition

MTS Systems Corp. Pat Irwin, mgr., vehicle dynamics div., elastomer test systems 14000 Technology Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Phone: (612) 937-4000 Instrumentation: Test systems to measure the dynamic properties of elastomeric materials and components Services offered: Technical consulting service, training, software programs

NDC Infrared Engineering Lloyd W. Edelberg, mktg. comm. mgr. 5314 North Irwindale Ave. Irwindale, CA 91706 Phone: (626) 960-3300 Fax: (626) 939-3870 Website: www.ndcinfrared.com Email: info@ndcinfrared.com Instrumentation: On-line thickness gauging and control systems for the rubber and calendered products industries; systems range from simple single-point measurements to complete scanning systems

NewAge Testing Instruments, Inc. James Blair 147 James Way Southampton, PA 18966 Phone: (215) 526-2200 Fax: (215) 526-2192 Instrumentation: Hardness testers for IRHD and durometer scales in both regular and micro, built in SPC, RS232 output and fully automated for reduced operator influence

Nikon Inc., Instrument Group Stephen Page, mgr., industrial dept. 1300 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville, NY 11747 Phone: (516) 547-8500 Instrumentation: Profile projectors, video measuring systems, microscopes Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Ocean Industries Inc. Acu-Gage Systems Division John A. Kane, president P.O. Box 6178 Manchester, NH 03108 Phone: (603) 622-2481 Fax: (603) 626-1277 Instrumentation: Acu-Gage I single axis linear measuring machine in sizes ranging from 12" to 120"; Acu-Gage II, two axis coordinate measuring machine with base sizes of 12" x 12" to 48" x 96", Z-axis also available

OCM Test Labs Bruce Sauer, lab director 3883 E. Eagle Dr. Anaheim, CA 92807 Phone: (714) 630-3003 Fax: (714) 630-4443 Email: sauer@ocmtestlabs.com Instrumentation: DSC, DTA, TMA, DMA, FTIR, GCMS, GC, HPLC, GPC, brittleness, torsional stiffness, instrumented impact, temperature retraction, vacuum outgassing, tensile properties at elevated and subambient temperatures, fatigue Services: Mechanical, physical, chemical, thermal, environmental exposure, qualification programs and material identifications

Ontario Die Co. 119 Roger St. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2J 3Z6 Phone: (519) 576-8950 Fax: (519) 576-3670 Instrumentation: Laboratory specimen cutters, laboratory cutting presses, sample molds Services offered: Sharpening and certification of laboratory specimen cutters

OAI (Optical Associates Inc.) Charles D. Turk 685 River Oaks Parkway San Jose, CA 95134 Phone: (408) 232-0600 Fax: (408) 433-9904 Website: www.oainet.com Email: sales@oainet.com Instrumentation: UV radiometers, curemeters

Orec Ozone Chambers and Monitors 1145 Highbrook Ave., Suite 500 Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 376-3600 Phone: (800) 376-8500 Fax: (330) 376-8500 Fax: (800) 227-9329 Website: www.ccsi-inc.com Website: www.orecozone.net Email: jack@ccsi-inc.com Instrumentation: Ozone test chambers providing continuous ozone measurement control and strip chart recording; A2LA-17025 calibrations NIST primary monitor standards

Oxford Instruments, Measurement Systems Chris Horvath, v.p. of sales, XRF products 945 Busse Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Phone: (800) 678-1117, ext. 322 Phone: (847) 439-4404, ext. 322 Fax: (847) 439-4425 Website: www.oxford-instruments.com Email: sales@msys.oxinst.com Instrumentation: EDXRF, WDXRF, MDXRF and NMR spectrometers

PLV Systems Inc. Sam Melamed 116 Viceroy Rd., Bldg. D, Unit 6 Concord, Ontario, Canada L4K 2M4 Phone (905) 761-7234 Fax: (905) 760-1473 Website: www.plv.com Email: sam@plv.com Instrumentation: Power profiler--family of profile extrusion measurement instruments for on-line and off-line dimensional characteristics

PTC Instruments/PTC Metrology Linda A. Wolfe, Gen. Mgr. 2301 Federal Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90064 Phone: (310) 478-1134 Fax: (310) 312-0826 Website: www.ptc1.com Email: lwolfe@ptc1.com Instrumentation: Durometers to measure the hardness of rubber, plastic, ASTM, A, B, C, D, E, DO, O, OO, OOO and test stands Services offered: Technical service, repair, durometer calibration and certification with standards traceable to NIST design custom durometers, A2LA accredited laboratory for durometer calibration (1896.01)

Panametrics--NDT Meindert Anderson 48 Woerd Ave. Waltham, MA 02453 Phone: (800) 225-8330 Phone: (781) 419-3900 Email: info@panametrics-ndt.com Internet: www.panametrics.com Instrumentation: Thickness gauges, flaw detectors, transducers, automated systems, instrumentation Services offered: Applications lab, training

Perkin Elmer Instruments 710 Bridgeport Ave. Shelton, CT 06484 Phone: (800) 762-4000 Phone: (203) 925-4600 Fax: (203) 925-4654 Website: www.perkinelmer.com Email: info@perkinelmer.com Instrumentation: Analytical instruments used in laboratory analysis Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Piedmont Polymer Equipment Robert Myers 1220 Olde Oaks Dr. Grays, TN 37615 Phone: (423) 753-7811 Fax: (423) 753-7911 Instrumentation: Fatigue, tensile, processability and ozone resistance testing

Prescott Instruments Ltd. Phil Prescott Unit F, Northway Trading Estate Tewkesbury, GL20 8JU, U.K. Phone: 44 (0)1684 274300 Fax: 44 (0)1684 293223 Website: www.prescott-instruments.com Email: enquiries@prescott-instruments.com Instrumentation: Physical testing raw materials, vulcanized and unvulcanized; processability testing Services offered: Service and calibration of rubber testing

Princo Instruments, Inc. Francis Mashintonio 1020 Industrial Blvd. Southhampton, PA 18966-4095 Phone: (215) 355-1500 Website: www.princoinstruments.com Email: fran@princoinstruments.com Instrumentation: Level controls and level transmitters Services offered: Technical service

Pulnix America, Inc. 1330 Orleans Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Phone: (408) 747-0300 Website: www.pulnix.com Email: pulnix@pulnix.com Instrumentation: Light positioning projectors, laser projectors, linear array cameras, matrix array cameras and photoelectric sensors Services offered: Technical service

The Pyrometer Instrument Co., Inc. 209 Industrial Pkwy. Northvale, NJ 07647 Phone: (201) 768-2000 Phone: (800) 468-7976 Fax: (201) 768-2570 Website: www.pyrometer.com Email: pyroinfo@pyrometer.com Instrumentation: Temperature measuring devices, thermal line scanners, temperature controllers, recorders and transmitters, NLW-laser pyrometer to measure emissivity Services offered: Technical service, training, calibration

Qualitest USA LC A. Bezadi 3415 Gait Ocean Dr., #200 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308 Phone: (877) 884-8378 Fax: (954) 697-8211 Website: www.worldoftest.com Email: info@qualitest-inc.com Instrumentation: Testing technologies for rubber, including durometers/IRHD hardness testers, Goodrich flexometers, DIN abraders, rebound resilience testers, tensile testers and more

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Quest Integrated, Inc. 1012 Central Ave. S. Kent, WA 34480 Phone: (253) 872-9500 Fax: (253) 872-8967 Instrumentation: Lotis QC-20 hose measurement system

Q-Panel Lab Products Jeff Quill, sales mgr. 800 Canterbury Rd. Cleveland, OH 44145 Phone: (440) 835-8700 Fax: (440) 835-8738 Website: www.q-panel.com Instrumentation: QUV accelerated weathering tester, Q-Sun xenon arc test chamber, MTG multi-test gravelometer, Q-Fog cyclic corrosion test chamber Services offered: Contract testing services

Frank E. Randall Co., Inc. Henry Gardner, general mgr. 248 Ash St. Waltham, MA 02453 Phone: (781) 894-2030 Fax: (781) 642-9378 Instrumentation: Dial thickness gauges

Rex Gauge Co., Inc. Al Blum, vice president 1250 Busch Parkway Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 Phone: (847) 465-9009 Fax: (847) 465-9229 Website: www.rexgauge.com Email: info@durometer.com Instrumentation: Durometer hardness gauges (for checking the hardness of non-metallic surfaces) and accessories Services offered: Repair and calibration (durometer sales)

Rubber Molding Technology Inc. Maurizio Coscia 36036 Lakeland Blvd. Eastlake, OH 44095 Phone: (216) 951-8625 Fax: (216) 951-6003 Instrumentation: Processability testing

Satra-Hampden Alan Garratt Satra House, Rockingham Rd. Kettering Northamptonshire NN16 9JH, U.K. Phone: +44 1536-518563 Fax: +44 1536-519256 Website: www.hampden-test.com Email: hampden-test@satra.co.uk Instrumentation: Ozone test cabinets, abrasion testers, resilience testers, IFD and CFD foam hardness testers, porosity and rise apparatus Services offered: Service and calibration

Scanco USA, Inc. Rasesh Kapadia 10 Lantern Lane Wayne, PA 19087 Phone: (610) 296-2056 Fax: (610) 296-2056 Website: www.microCT.com Email: rkapadia@scanco.ch Instrumentation: X-ray micro-computed tomagraphy systems Services offered: Non-destructive scanning/microscopy

Schenck Pegasus Corp. 2890 John R Rd. Troy, MI 48083 Phone: (810) 689-9000 Instrumentation: Test machines for dynamic spring rate, damping and durability Services offered: Contract testing services for dynamic spring rate, damping and durability

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Kevin McLaughlin 7102 Riverwood Dr. Columbia, MD 21046 Phone: (410) 381-1227 Phone: (800) 477-1227 Fax: (410) 381-1222 Website: www.ssi.shimadzu.com Email: info@shimadzu.com Instrumentation: Hardness testers, universal/tensile testers, capillary/flow testers, thermal analyzers, endurance/fatigue testers, UV-VIS and FTIR spectrophotometers, balances, gas and liquid chromatography

Shore Instruments, An Instron Company Diana Hamblin, hardness products 825 University Ave. Norwood, MA 02062 Phone: (800) 695-4273 Fax: (781) 575-5770 Instrumentation: Durometers for rubber hardness testing Services offered: Technical service, training, calibrations

Signature Control Systems Luann Johnson, inside sales mgr. 10180 W. Hampden Ave. Denver, CO 80227 Phone: (303) 783-0500 Fax: (303) 783-0800 Website: www.signaturecontrol.com Email: info@signaturecontrol.com Instrumentation: Intelligent process control system featuring SmartTrac expert system software to monitor and control process in real-time

Spectro Analytical Instruments 450 Donald Lynch Blvd. Marlborough, MA 01752 Phone: (978) 342-3400 Fax: (978) 342-8695 Instrumentation: Rheomate, Duromate and Gravimate computer systems Services offered: Software for instrument automation and process control, SPC and LIMS

TA Instruments, Inc. Terry Kelly, worldwide marketing mgr. 109 Lukens Dr. New Castle, DE 19720 Phone: (302) 427-4000 Fax: (302) 427-4001 Website: www.tainst.com Email: info@tainst.com Instrumentation: Thermal analysis instruments, dynamic mechanical analysis, dielectric analysis, rheometers for evaluating fluids and soft solids Services offered: Technical service

Taber Industries Alan Jaenecke, product mktg. mgr. 455 Bryant St. North Tonawanda, NY 14120 Phone: (716) 694-4000 Fax: (716) 694-1450 Instrumentation: Destructive tests-abrasion

Tarlin Scientific, Inc. Harris I. Tarlin 15 Lynnwood Ln. Worcester, MA 01609 Phone: (508) 799-0909 Fax: (508) 757-9907 Email: tarlinscientific@aol.com Instrumentation: Brittleness testers, compression testers, melt index apparatus, ASTM testers for flammability, rheometers

Tavdi Co., Inc. Ismail Saltuk, president P.O. Box 298, 300 County Rd. Barrington, RI 02806 Phone: (401) 245-2932 Fax: (401) 245-0737 Email: isaltuk@aol.com; isaltuk@tavdi.com Instrumentation: Computerized Yerzley oscillograph (CYO-III) for testing physical properties of rubber specimens as per ASTM D 945 Services offered: Equipment sales, maintenance and repair services, consulting and testing

Tech Pro, Inc. John B. Putman, president Matthew C. Putman, vice president Douglas Ruch, sales mgr. P.O. Box 1239 121 E. Ascot Lane Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 Phone: (330) 923-3546 Fax: (330) 923-6335 Website: www.techpro-usa.com Email: techpro@techpro-usa.com Instrumentation: Oscillating disk rheometer, moving die rheometer, rheometer and Mooney data acquisition and SPC analysis system, automatic density tester, tensile tester, shearing disk viscometer, laboratory data management software and dispersion analyzer, flexometer, cut and chip tester, moving die processability tester, fatigue to failure tester Services offered: Field, shop service and complete rebuilding for rheometers, viscometers and tensile testers, calibration services, parts, ISO 17025, ISO 9001

Tenney Environmental Erin Hall, mktg. coord. 2121 Reach Rd. Williamsport, PA 17701 Phone: (570) 326-1770 Fax: (570) 326-7304 Website: www.tenney.com Instrumentation: Environmental test chambers Services offered: Replacement parts, service of environmental test chambers and sale or rental of reconditioned environmental chambers

Tensitron, Inc. Stan Saxl 733 South Bowen St. Longmont, CO 80501 Phone: (303) 702-1980 Fax: (303) 702-1982 Website: www.tensitron.com Email: tensionmeters@tensitron.com Instrumentation: Cord tension testers, fiber testers, tape and web tension transducers, sheet-tension, rubber thread testers, strain testers, tension meters

Testing Machines, Inc. 2 Fleetwood Court Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 Phone: (800) 678-3221 Phone: (631) 439-5400 Fax: (631) 439-5420 Website: www.testingmachines.com Email: info@testingmachines.com Instrumentation: Physical testers Services offered: Technical service, training

Testo, Inc. Marko Bruinsma, president 35 Ironia Rd. Flandors, NJ 07836 Phone: (973) 252-1720 Fax: (973) 252-1729 Instrumentation: Temperature-based instrumentation Services offered: Technical service

Thermo Electron Corp. 81 Wyman St. Waltham, MA 02454 Phone: (781) 622-1000 Fax: (781) 622-1207 Website: www.thermo.com Instrumentation: Torque rheometer for polymer flow measurements using miniaturized production equipment; all units microprocessor controlled; viscometers; and Seiko Instruments thermal analysis; circulator products, melt flow testers, capillary rheometers, DSC, TGA, DMA, TMA and DCR Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Thwing-Albert Instrument Co. Dave Muchorski, dir., sales & marketing 14 W. Collings Ave. West Berlin, NJ 08091 Phone: (856) 767-1000 Website: www.thwingalbert.com Email: sales@thwingalbert.com Instrumentation: Universal testing machines, tear testers and sample cutter Services offered: Technical service, training, calibration

Tidland Corp. 2305 S.E. 8th Ave. Camas, WA 98607 Phone: (360) 834-2345 Phone: (800) 426-1000 Fax: (360) 834-5865 Email: tidland@tidland.com Internet: www.tidland.com Instrumentation: Shafts, chucks, slitting equipment for unwind, intermediate and rewind applications Services offered: Technical service, training, maintenance contracts

Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Co, Wayne Hayward, mktg. mgr. P.O. Box 1009 1065 Easton Rd. Horsham, PA 19044-8009 Phone: (215) 675-7100 Website: www.tiniusolsen.com Email: sales@tiniusolsen.com Instrumentation: Tension and compression testing machines Services offered: Technical service, software programs

TMI Canada Lisa Ivanowskoff P.O. Box 203 Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada H9R 4N9 Phone: (514) 489-8491 Fax: (514) 488-6044 Website: www.testingmachines.com Email: canada@testingmachines.com Instrumentation: Physical testers Services offered: Technical service, training

Tritech Laboratories John Semonin, V.P. 1480 Englewood Ave. Akron, OH 44305 Phone: (330) 798-9300 Fax: (330) 798-9328 Services offered: Rubber testing and consultation on results; compound development services; industry training courses

TSI Inc. Brian Osmondson, mktg. mgr. P.O. Box 64394 St. Paul, MN 55164 Phone: (651) 490-0900 Fax: (651) 490-2748 Website: www.tsi.com Email: info@tsi.com Instrumentation: Dimensional measurement products designed to improve manufacturing productivity and enhance product quality; products include gauges for measuring diameter, speed and length, flaw detection, profile and 100% length inspection systems Services offered: Technical service

Ueshima Seisakusho Co. c/o Nishiyama Corporation of America Suite 216, 111 Great Neck Rd. Great Neck, NY 11021 Phone: (516) 466-7570 Fax: (516) 466-7572 Website: www2.csrnet.or.jp/hps/ueshima/ Email: info@nishiyamausa.com Instrumentation: Lab testing equipment to measure dynamic properties of rubber and plastic for use in research and development and/or production Services offered: Installation, training and support services.

Ultrasonic Arrays Charles Comstock, mktg. mgr. 18538 142nd Ave., N.E. Woodinville, WA 98072 Phone: (206) 481-6611 Fax: (206) 481-4455 Instrumentation: Ultrasonic non-contact thickness and distance measuring systems, optional SPC software packaging, computer systems Services offered: Technical services, installation service

Union Process, Inc. Vicki Bailey, sales coord. 1925 Akron-Peninsula Rd. Akron, OH 44313 Phone: (330) 929-3333 Fax: (330) 929-3034 Website: www.unionprocess.com Email: unionprocess@unionprocess.com Instrumentation: Attrition mills, fine grinding and dispersing equipment

United Calibration Corp. Carol Watson, president 5802 Engineer Dr. Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Phone: (714) 638-2322 Instrumentation: Materials testing systems Services offered: Calibration of test systems and assorted force equipment

United Testing Systems Kerry Shaffer 5171 Exchange Dr. Flint, MI 48507 Phone: (810) 732-2800 Fax: (810) 732-2872 Website: www.tensiletest.com Email: utsflint@sbcglobal.net Instrumentation: Materials testing systems for hardness, tensile and compression Services offered: Calibration and certification of hardness and various force testing systems

Vtec Laboratories Inc. Neil Schultz 212 Manida St. Bronx, NY 10474 Phone: (718) 542-8248 Fax: (718) 542-8759 Email: neil@vteclabs.com Instrumentation: Flammability test equipment

Wabash MPI 1569 Morris St. P.O. Box 298 Wabash, IN 46992-0298 Phone: (260) 563-1184 Fax: (260) 563-1396 Website: www.wabashmpi.com Email: wabashmpi@corpemail.com (see ad on page 57)

H.W. Wallace Inc. William Cole, gen. mgr. 1245 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Suite #2 P.O. Box 4400 Copley, OH 44321 Phone: (330) 670-9453 Fax: (330) 670-9450 Website: www.hwwallace.com Email: h.w.wallace@usa.net Instrumentation: Hardness testers H14 (IRHD); H17A (Shore), micro hardness testers H12 (IRHD), H17 (Shore); pocket durometers (Shore and IRHD); densimeters X21; rapid plastimeter P14; moving die rheometer D15, compression stress relaxometer C11; aging chambers O7E and O14; thickness gauges; testers for abrasion, compression set, low temperature, plasticity and resilience; specimen preparation equipment Services offered: Calibration, service and repair of all Wallace instruments, regional agents located throughout the U.S.

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Wallace Instruments Jerry Jackson, director Dave Reynolds, sales/mktg, mgr. Unit 4, St. Georges Ind. Est., Richmond Rd. Kingston, England KT2 5BQ Phone: 44-0-20-8541-4333 Fax: 44-0-20-8549-3374 Website: www.hwwallace.co.uk Email: hwwallace@compuserve.com Instrumentation: Hardness testers H14 (IRHD), H17 (Shore); micro hardness testers H12(IRHD), H17 (Shore); pocket durometers (Shore and IRHD); densimeters X21; rapid plastimeter P14; moving die rheometer D15; compression stress relaxometer C11 ; aging chambers O7E and O14; DeMattia flex testing machine F15/16; Mooney viscometer v3; thickness gauges; testers for abrasion, compression set, low temperature; plasticity and resilience; specimen preparation equipment Services offered: Calibration, service and repair of all Wallace instruments, worldwide representation

Webber Manufacturing Co. Peggy Lovett 8498 Brookville Rd. P.O. Box 19449 Indianapolis, IN 46219 Phone: (317) 357-8681 Fax: (317) 357-8685 Instrumentation: Ovens, environmental chambers

Weed Instrument Co., Inc. Bill Bayer 707 Jeffrey Way P.O. Box 300 Round Rock, TX 78680 Phone: (512) 434-2900 Fax: (512) 434-2901 Instrumentation: Resistance temperature detector

Williamson Corp. W.R. Barron, mktg. mgr. 70 Domino Dr. P.O. Box 1270 Concord, MA 01742-1270 Phone: (978) 369-9607 Fax: (978) 369-5485 Instrumentation: Radiation pyrometers

Willrich Precision Inst. Co., Inc. R.G. Chitos 80 Broadway Cresskill, NJ 07626 Phone: (201) 567-1411 Fax: (201) 567-7470 Email: info@willrich.com Instrumentation: Analytical and torsion balances, cord testers, coating testers, compression testers, durometers, elasticity testers; dimensional gauges, other laboratory and testing equipment

WSF Industries, Inc. John L. Hettrick, Jr. P.O. Box 400 Kenmore Branch Buffalo, NY 14217 Phone: (800) 874-8265 Phone: (716) 692-4930 Fax: (716) 692-4135 Website: www.wsfindustries.com Email: info@wsfindustries.com Instrumentation: Autoclaves, process simulators

Yxlon International Rita Pontefract, mktg. specialist 3400 Gilchrist Rd. Akron, OH 44260-1221 Phone: (330) 798-4800 Fax: (330) 784-9854 Website: www.yxlon.com Instrumentation: Image analysis equipment, tire x-ray inspection systems Services offered: Technical service, training and software programs Carl Zeiss, Inc., Microscope Div. 1 Zeiss Dr. Thornwood, NY 10594 Phone: (800) 233-2343 Fax: (914) 681-7446 Instrumentation: Microscopes to examine surface characteristics; image analysis equipment Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Zumbach Electronics Corp. Keith F. Donahue 140 Kisco Ave. Mount Kisco, NY 10549-1407 Phone: (914) 241-7080 Fax: (914) 241-7096 Website: www.zumbach.com Email: sales@zumbach.com Instrumentation: Non-contact diameter gauges, ultrasonic and eddy current based wall thickness monitoring/control systems for hose, cable jackets, tubes and pipes; bench top diameter measuring instruments for QC; non-contact sheet thickness gauges; OD/ID/wall monitoring and control systems with color display, optical lump/neckdown detector, spark testers for cables, inductive wire preheaters; SQC/SPC data acquisition reporting and logging systems, plus PC link networking software

Zwick USA Bob Donohue, Mktg. Dir. 1620 Cobb International Blvd. Phone: (770) 420-6555 Fax: (770) 420-6333 Website: www.zwick.com Email: bob.donohue@zwickusa.com Instrumentation: Materials testing instruments and equipment for measuring tensile, shear, compression, hardness, rebound, abrasion and rheological properties
The following grid lists the types of
instrumentation and test equipment
offered by suppliers. Equipment for
testing rubber vulcanizates has been
broken down into stress/strain tests;
time-dependent tests; destructive
tests; durability and electrical properties.
Instruments and test equipment
for the chemical analysis of raw
materials, vulcanized and unvulcanized
rubber include spectroscopy;
chromatography; thermal analysis;
and microscopy.

 Acro- Adamel Admet
 lab Lhom- Inc.
 Ltd. argy
 SAS

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue *
 Abrasion *
 Crack &
 out growth *

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re- *
 laxation
 Set *

 Stress/ Adhesion * *
 strain Hardness
 tests Tear * *
 Tensile * *

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions *
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing
 Processability testing * *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness *
 Weathering
 resistance *
 Ozone
 resistance

 Aero- Akron Alpha
 glide Special Tech-
 Corp. Machi- nolo-
 nery, gies
 Inc.

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility *
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue * *
 Abrasion
 Crack &
 out growth

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re-
 laxation
 Set

 Stress/ Adhesion
 strain Hardness
 tests Tear
 Tensile *

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing
 Processability testing *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance
 Ozone
 resistance

 Altman Ambios B.C.
 Manu- Techn- Ames
 fact- ology, Co.
 uring Inc.
 Co.

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility *
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue
 Abrasion
 Crack &
 out growth *

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re-
 laxation
 Set

 Stress/ Adhesion
 strain Hardness
 tests Tear
 Tensile

Physical Microscopes *
testing Dimensions * *
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing *
 Processability testing * *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance
 Ozone
 resistance

 Ametek Ametek Leve-
 PMT, Chati- rett
 U.S. llon A. An-
 Gauge derson
 Div. Co.

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue *
 Abrasion *
 Crack &
 out growth *

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re- *
 laxation
 Set *

 Stress/ Adhesion *
 strain Hardness * *
 tests Tear *
 Tensile *

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing
 Processability testing *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance
 Ozone
 resistance

 Anter Applied Asylum
 Corp- Test Re-
 ora- Sys- search
 tion tems,
 Inc.

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue
 Abrasion
 Crack &
 out growth

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re- *
 laxation
 Set

 Stress/ Adhesion *
 strain Hardness
 tests Tear *
 Tensile *

Physical Microscopes *
testing Dimensions
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing *
 Processability testing

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance *
 Ozone
 resistance

 Atlas Auto- Auto-
 Mate- mated mation
 rial Control Pro-
 Tes- Systems ducts
 ting
 Tech-
 nology

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue *
 Abrasion
 Crack &
 out growth

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re-
 laxation
 Set

 Stress/ Adhesion
 strain Hardness
 tests Tear
 Tensile

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized *
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing *
 Processability testing

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance *
 Ozone
 resistance

 Basler Benz Beta
 Vision Mate- Laser-
 Tech- rials Mike
 nolo- Testing
 gies Instr-
 uments

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility *
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance *
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static) *
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue *
 Abrasion *
 Crack &
 out growth *

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical *
 Rebound &
 resilience *
 Creep &
 stress re-
 laxation
 Set *

 Stress/ Adhesion *
 strain Hardness *
 tests Tear *
 Tensile *

Physical Microscopes *
testing Dimensions * *
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized *
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing *
 Processability testing

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness *
 Weathering
 resistance *
 Ozone
 resistance *

 Bohlin C.W. Byte-
 Instr- Bra- wise
 uments bender Measu-
 rement
 Systems

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static) *
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue
 Abrasion
 Crack &
 out growth

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical *
 Rebound &
 resilience
 Creep &
 stress re- *
 laxation
 Set *

 Stress/ Adhesion
 strain Hardness *
 tests Tear
 Tensile

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions *
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized *
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing *
 Processability testing *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness *
 Weathering
 resistance
 Ozone
 resistance

 Carver, CCS - CDS
 Inc. Corp- Analy-
 orate tical,
 Cons- Inc.
 ulting
 Ser-
 vices

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance *
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static) *
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue *
 Abrasion *
 Crack &
 out growth *

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
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 Electrical Dissipati-
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 Zumbach Zwick
 Elect- USA
 ronics
 Corp.

Instrumen- Durability Permea-
tation/ bility
equipment Fluid re-
for the sistance
testing of Heat resi-
rubber stance
vulcani- (static)
zates
 Destruc- Heat
 tive tests build-up
 Fatigue
 Abrasion *
 Crack &
 out growth

 Time- Dynamic/
 dependent thermome-
 tests chanical *
 Rebound &
 resilience *
 Creep &
 stress re- *
 laxation
 Set

 Stress/ Adhesion *
 strain Hardness *
 tests Tear *
 Tensile *

Physical Microscopes
testing Dimensions *
of rubber Raw materials, vulcanized
 & unvulcanized rubber
 testing
 Processability testing *

 Electrical Dissipati-
 properties on factor
 Dielectric
 strength
 Dielectric
 constant

 Durability Brittleness
 Weathering
 resistance
 Ozone
 resistance
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