274-276 Wickham Road, Highett, VIC 3190 Australia

Rubber and Elastomer Testing

Rubber and Elastomer Testing

ExcelPlas provides testing of rubbers, sealants, elastomers, thermoplastic elastomers (TPE-s, TPE-o, TPV, TPU).

As the leaders in Material Characterization, QA/AC, and Failure Analysis, we have the ability to produce accurate and fast results using state-of-the-art testing equipment.

The services offered by our NATA-accredited laboratories in Melbourne, Australia are independent and confidential.

Chemical Characterization
Mechanical Characterization
Oxygen Index (ASTM D2863) Tensile (ASTM D412)
Carbon Black Content (ASTM D 4218) Tear of Sheet (ASTM D624C)
Pyrolysis FTIR (ASTM D3677)
VOC (ASTM D3530)
Degree of Crosslinking (ISO 10147)
Gel Content
Degree of Swelling
EDAX Analysis
Physical Characterization

Thermal Characterization

Hardness: Shore A, Shore D (ASTM D2240) DSC – Tg  (ASTM D5028, ASTM D7426)
Abrasion (ASTM D4060, AS 1683.21) DSC – Melting/Crystallization (ASTM D3418)
Density (ASTM D792) DSC – OIT (ASTM D3012)
TGA (ASTM D6370)
Thermal Expansion
Failure Analysis

ExcelPlas is able to conduct failure analysis of rubbers and elastomers (O-rings, belts, liners, sealants, etc.) using techniques such as Microscopic Analysis.



274-276 Wickham Road

Highett, VIC

3190, Australia

Phone:  +61 3 9532 2207

Working hours:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 – 18:00

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed