ExcelPlas is Australia’s leading independent testing provider. We are one of the most advanced NATA Accredited Polymer Testing Laboratories in the country, which is also suitable for Geomembrane and Plastics Testing. We also provideconsultancy work for leading companies in the field, specialising in compositional and failure analysis of Geomembranes, Geosynthetics, Polymers, Plastic Pipes and Industrial Plastics.
We know Polymers, We know Rubbers, We know Testing.
Established in 1994, Excelplas has expanded and grown both in size and in our area of expertise. Our Polymer Testing Lab has significant experience in polymer and plastic product development, testing, problem solving, process optimization, formulation, chemical analysis and more.
NATA Accredited Laboratories – Industrial Plastics Testing
ExcelPlas Polymer Testing
Laboratory Accreditation Number 17149
Accredited for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025
We offer a complete range of analyses for polymers, plastics and composites. As part of our Testing and Analysis service we can provide:
Plastic Pipe testing
De-formulation (reverse engineering)
Material and Contaminant identification
Dr John Scheirs
Dr. John Scheirs is a prominent figure in the field of polymer science, with a remarkable publication and patent record. He has contributed significantly to the understanding of polymers and their properties, as well as to the development of innovative and environmentally friendly plastics. Dr. Scheirs has published numerous papers on polymers and plastics, which have become standard references in the field. His book ” Characterization and Failure Analysis of Polymers ” is widely recognized as a key resource for polymer scientists, providing comprehensive coverage of polymer characterization techniques and their applications. He has also authored other influential books on polymer science, such as “Polymer Recycling: Science, Technology, and Applications.”
Dr. Scheirs’ work has been recognized by numerous scientific organizations, including the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Australian Academy of Science, and the American Chemical Society. He has also served on editorial boards of several leading scientific journals, including Polymer Degradation and Stability by Elsevier.
Dr. John Scheirs is a renowned scientist and researcher who has made significant contributions to the field of polymer science. He is best known for his work on the publication and patent record related to polymers and their properties.
Dr. Scheirs is also known for his extensive patent record related to polymer science. He has been granted several patents for his inventions and discoveries, including a patent for a new type of plastic that is biodegradable and environmentally friendly. This invention has the potential to revolutionize the plastic industry by reducing the environmental impact of plastic waste.
In addition to his scientific contributions, Dr. Scheirs has also been an active member of the scientific community, serving on several editorial boards and scientific committees. He has also been a mentor to many young scientists and has contributed significantly to the education and training of the next generation of polymer scientists.
Overall, Dr. John Scheirs’ publication and patent record is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the field of polymer science. His work has led to significant advances in the understanding of polymers and their properties, and his inventions have the potential to make a significant impact on the environment and the future of the plastic industry. His legacy as a scientist and a mentor will continue to inspire and guide future generations of polymer scientists.
Dr. Scheirs has an impressive patent record, with over 20 patents to his name. His patents cover a range of topics, including novel polymers and their applications, polymer recycling processes, and environmentally friendly plastics. His inventions have the potential to revolutionize the plastic industry by reducing the environmental impact of plastic waste.
Dr. John Scheirs’ publication and patent record is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the field of polymer science. His work has had a significant impact on the industry, leading to advancements in polymer characterization techniques and the development of innovative and environmentally beneficial polymer materials.
Further information on the publications and patents of Dr. John Scheirs can be found here:
“It is our goal to provide independent TESTING, ANALYSIS, AND FAILURE INVESTIGATION services for GEOSYNTHETICS, PLASTIC PIPES, COATINGS, CLADDING and more; providing excellent customer service and quality results with a quick turnaround. “
ExcelPlas was founded in 1994 Edithvale Victoria, Australia
Moved Premises in 2011
We moved Premises to 473 Warrigal Road, Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia
“GNA” Newsletter first issue in 2012
Our GNA "Geosynthetic News Alerts" Newsletter had its first issue delivered 2012.
“PPN” Newsletter first issue in 2014
Our PPN "Poly Pipe News" Newsletter had its first issue delivered 2014.
“CCN” Newsletter first issue in 2016
Our CCN "Combustible Cladding News Australia" Newsletter had its first issue delivered 2016.
“PCN” Newsletter first issue in 2017
Our PCN "Protective Coatings News" Newsletter had its first issue delivered 2017.
MOVED PREMISES IN 2020
Moved into a New State-of-the-Art Purpose Built Laboratory in Highett in 2020