MGG Polymers GmbH uses an exceptionally equipped testing laboratory with state-of-the-art technology to analyze new material flows, incoming goods inspections, and production-related product inspections.
The testing laboratory is staffed 24/7 and the quality assurance team performs all tests in a timely manner by working a four-shift schedule to ensure the quality standards are met.
Together with tensile and flexure tests, Charpy impact tests are the most frequently performed mechanical tests in the polymer industry. MGG Polymers GmbH upgraded their testing laboratory with a HIT 5.5 pendulum impact tester from Zwick Roell. The 5 Joule pendulum impact tester allows all common standard tests such as Charpy tests (ISO 179-1 and -2, ASTM D6110) or Izod tests (ISO 180, ASTM D256, ASTM D4508) to be performed.
All of the recorded impact characteristics can be displayed in a results table and graph using testXpert III testing software. The test results are then exported directly into the QA database.