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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 I'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

(see ad on page 46)

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, non-contact AccuFlow air gaging for inprocess 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, calibration, repair

Asylum Research

Terry Mehr, dir. of mktg.

6310 Hollister Ave.

Goleta, CA 93117-3115

Phone: (605) 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, general manager--mktg.

services

4114 N. Ravenswood Ave.

Chicago, IL 60613

Phone: (773) 327-4520

Fax: (773) 327-5767

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 and education, consulting services, natural weathering testing

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) 280-7606

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) 233-7264

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

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, technical director

Russ Carreker, CEO and 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, sidewall bulge and dent measurement systems 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

COS--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

(see ad on page 64)

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: sales@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 Salemi 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

1000 Armstrong Dr.

Fairmont, MN 56031

Phone: (507) 238-4461

Website: www.dillonforce.com

Email: info@dillon-force.com

Instrumentation: Testing system, computer controlled to manual systems, force 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: ?4-8761635

Fax: ?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: 022 56 30

Fax: 013 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 50)

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.elwmfg.com

Email: ewarner@elwmfg.com

Instrumentation: Fatigue, tear and tensile testing

Emerson Apparatus, Inc.

Sales department

59 Sanford Dr., #12

Gotham, 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: 5164-8019-0

Fax: 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, lab ovens, lab presses, lab mixers, viscometers amd scales

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: (647) 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

(see ad on page 63)

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

468 Liberty Dr.

Wittenberg, WI 55599

Phone: (715) 253-2801

Website: www.instruments.com

Email: sales@imcinstruments.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: sales@impaktusa.com

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

(see ad on page 50)

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.

4470 Peachtree Lakes Dr.

Duluth, GA 30096

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@Imint.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

Malvern Instruments, Inc.

10 Southville Rd.

Southborough, MA 01772

Phone: (508) 480-0200

Fax: (508) 460-9692

Website: www.malverninstruments.com

Email: Info@malvernusa.com

Instrumentation: Instrumentation for dynamic/thermomechanical and processability testing

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

2200 Dickerson Rd.

Reno, NV 89503

Phone: (800) 806-6569

Fax: (775) 324-5375

Email: sales@mastdev.com

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) mettler

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 Condo 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 L.L.C.

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

Ohmic Instruments

508 August St.

Easton, MD 21601

Phone: (410) 820-5111

Fax: (410) 822-9633

Website: www.ohmicinstruments.com

Email: ohmic@ohmicinstruments.com

Instrumentation: Dewpoint monitors and controllers; absolute humidity transmitters

Services offered: Servicing and calibration of all the company's manufactured equipment

(see ad on page 63)

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, solar simulators, curemeters, UV ozone surface treatment

Orec Ozone Chambers and Monitors

1145 Highbrook Ave., Suite 500

Akron, OH 44301

Phone: (330) 376-3600

Phone: (800) 376-8500

Fax: (330) 376-6500

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: (647) 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, U.K., GL20 8JU

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

(see ad on this page)

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.

92 North Main Street, Bldg. 18-D

Windsor, NJ 08561

Phone: (609) 443-5522

Phone: (800) 468-7976

Fax: (609) 443-5590

Website: www.pyrometer.com

Email: sales@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

8415 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, flexometers, testers for abrasion, rebound resilience, tensile, brittleness, densimeters, dies and clicker presses and more

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-Lab Corporation

Steven Novak, sales mgr.

800 Canterbury Rd.

Cleveland, OH 44145

Phone: (440) 835-8700

Fax: (440) 835-8738

Website: www.q-lab.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)

(see ad on this page)

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, U.K. NN16 9JH

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, I FD and CFD foam hardness testers, porosity and rise apparatus

Services offered: Service and calibration

Scanco USA, Inc.

Rasesh Kapadia

P.O. Box 646

Southeastern, PA 19399

Phone: (610) 688-1440

Fax: (610) 688-4976

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 ser- vices 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

Ed Tobolski, Product Manager

825 University Ave.

Norwood, MA 02062

Phone: (800) 695-4273

Fax: (781) 575-5770

Website: www.shoreinstruments.com

Email: info_news@instron.com

Instrumentation: Durometers for rubber hardness testing

Services offered: Technical service, training, calibrations

(see ad on this page)

Signature Control Systems

Luann Johnson, inside sales mgr.

10180 W. Hampden Ave.

Denver, CO 80227

Phone: (303) 763-0500

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

Sikora International Corporation

215 Prospect Park, Suite C

Peachtree City, GA 30269

Phone: (770) 486-1233

Fax: (770) 486-1201

Website: www.sikora.com

Email: sales@sikora-usa.com

Instrumentation: On-line measuring and control system for polymeric tubes and hoses

(see ad on page 56)

Spectro Analytical Instruments

450 Donald Lynch Blvd.

Marlborough, MA 01752

Phone: (978) 342-3400

Fax: (978) 342-8695

Instrumentation: Rheomate, Duremate 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, V.P. marketing

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

(see ad on page 57)

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, strap and band tension, 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, compression, tear, peel, flexure testing machines

Services offered: Technical service, ALA calibration

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.csr-net.or.jp/hps/ueshima/

Email: info@nishiyama-usa.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

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.

(see ad on page 57)

Wallace Instruments

Loretta Powell, sales and marketing dir.

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: info@wallaceinstruments.co.uk

Instrumentation: Hardness testers H 14 (IRHD), H17A (Shore A); H17D (Shore D); micro hardness testers H12 (IRHD), H17M (Shore); high precision densimeter X22B; rapid plastimeter P14; 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: (800) 546-9757

Fax: (770) 420-6333

Website: www.zwick.com

Email: info@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.

 Adamel
 Acrolab Lhomargy
 Ltd. SAS Admet Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion * *
Hardness
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance *

 Altman
 Aegroglide Alpha Manufacturing
 Corp. Technologies Co.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Ambios B.C. Ametek
 Technology, Ames PMT, U.S.
 Inc. Co. Gauge Div.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Leverett
 Ametek A. Anderson Anter
 Chatillon Co. Corporation

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness * *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Applied Atlas
 Test Material
 Systems, Asylum Testing
 Inc. Research Technology

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance * *
Ozone resistance

 Automated Basler
 Control Automation Vision
 Systems Products Technologies

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Benz Bohlin
 Materials Instruments
 Testing Beta (Malvern
 Instruments LaserMike Instruments)

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static) * *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical * *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set * *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness * *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness * *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance

 Bytewise
 C.W. Measurement Carver,
 Brabender Systems Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 CCS--
 Corporate CDS
 Consulting Analytical, Cober
 Services Inc. Electronics

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength *
Dielectric constant *

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Dek-Tron
 Coram Dau Chau Scientific
 Instruments Enterprises Instruments

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance * *
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue * *
Abrasion * * *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience * *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness * *
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor *
Dielectric strength *
Dielectric constant *

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Dewes
 Gumbs Die Digital
 & Presses Instruments Dillon

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Ektron Electronic
 Tek Co., Elastocon Development
 Ltd. AB Labs

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static) * *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up * *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set * *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 FMC
 Corporate Forte
 ELW Technology Technology,
 Manufacturing Center Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue * *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear * * *
Tensile * * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance *

 Gabo
 Qualimeter Gearhart
 Testanlagen Machine
 GmbH Company Goettfert

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical * *
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set * *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Gomaplast
 Machinery, Grecon, Gruenberg
 Inc. Inc. Oven Co.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear * * *
Tensile * * *

Physical testing of rubber

Microscopes
Dimensions
Raw materials,
vulcanized &
unvulcanized rubber
testing
Processability testing

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Hoto
 Harris Instruments
 Instrument (Asker Hydramotion
 Corp. Durometer) Ltd.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Imass,
 Inc. Impakt Indusco

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion * *
Hardness
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor *
Dielectric strength *
Dielectric constant *

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Instron
 Indy Tech Corp.-
 Lab Industrial
 Equipment Instron Products
 Inc. Corporation Group

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue * * *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion * *
Hardness *
Tear * * *
Tensile * * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance

 J&L Tool Kemco
 & Machine, Karder Instrument
 Inc. Rubber Co.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Messmer
 LMI Manufacturers Instruments
 Technologies Suppliers Co. Ltd.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue * *
Abrasion * *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Mettler
 Toledo, MKB
 Inc. Micro-Vu Industries

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 MTS
 MTI Systems NDC
 Instruments Corp. Infrared

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical * *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 OAI
 NewAge Nikon Inc., (Optical
 Testing Instrument Associates,
 Instruments Group Inc.)

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Ocean Ontario
 Industries Ohmic Die
 Inc. Instruments Company

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Orec Ozone
 Chambers
 and Oxford Perkin-
 Monitors Instruments Elmer

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Piedmont PLV Prescott
 Polymer Systems Intruments
 Equipment Inc. Ltd.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness
Tear
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance *

 PTC
 Instruments/
 PTC Q-Lab Qualitest
 Metrology Corporation USA LC

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness * *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance

 Quest Frank
 Integrated, Randall Rex Gauge
 Inc. Co., Inc. Co., Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Rubber
 Molding Santra- Scanco
 Technology Hampden USA, Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion * *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness *
Tear
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance *

 Schenk Shimadzu
 Pegasus Scientific Shore
 Corp. Instruments Instruments

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness * *
Tear
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor *
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness *
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Signature Sikora
 Control International TA
 Systems Corp. Instruments

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness
Tear
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor * *
Dielectric strength *
Dielectric constant * *

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Tavdi Tech
 Taber Co., Pro,
 Industries Inc. Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up *
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Tenney Tensitron, Testing
 Engineering Inc. Machines

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

Microscopes
Dimensions
Raw materials,
vulcanized &
unvulcanized rubber
testing
Processability testing

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance *
Ozone resistance

 Tinius
 Thwing- Olsen
 Thermo Albert Testing
 Electron Instrument Machines
 Corp. Co. Co.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability *
Fluid resistance *
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * * *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Union
 TSI Ueshima Process,
 Incorporated Seisakusho Inc.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static) *

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical *
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion *
Hardness *
Tear *
Tensile *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 United
 United Testing
 Calibration Systems, Wabash
 Corp. Inc. MPI

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion * *
Hardness * *
Tear *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 H.W. Wallace Williamson
 Wallace Instruments Corp.

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue * *
Abrasion *
Crack & cut growth * *

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set * *

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion
Hardness * *
Tear *
Tensile

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance

 Willrich Carl Zumbach
 Precision Zeiss, Electronics Zwick
 Inst. Co. Inc. Corp. USA

Instrumentation/equipment for the testing of rubber vulcanizates

Durability

Permeability
Fluid resistance
Heat resistance (static)

Destructive tests

Heat build-up
Fatigue *
Abrasion * *
Crack & cut growth

Time-dependent tests

Dynamic/thermomechanical
Rebound & resilience *
Creep & stress relaxation * *
Set

Stress/strain tests

Adhesion * *
Hardness * *
Tear * *
Tensile * *

Physical testing of rubber

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

Electrical properties

Dissipation factor
Dielectric strength
Dielectric constant

Durability

Brittleness
Weathering resistance
Ozone resistance
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