Plastics and Rubbers

PlasticsThe Electron Microscopy Laboratory offers a comprehensive analytical, product development and failure analysis service for plastics, rubbers and other polymer based materials.

EMLab has international expertise and experience with polymers, biopolymers, composites, copolymers, biodegradable polymers, biological polymers, filled polymers, nanocomposites, polymer degradation, thermoplastics, thermosets, recycling of plastics, rubbers, adhesives and sealants.

EMLab is able to provide a one-stop shop for investigations involving polymers with specialist facilities available in polymer characterisation and evaluation including chemical composition, molecular weight, structure, morphology and properties. The Centre offers expertise in the design of polymeric systems, polymer modification, polymer processing and properties of polymeric systems.

We are flexible in our approach and we will strive to understand your needs and problems and exceed your expectations. We are able to provide the specific microscopy element of a project or undertake a complete programme of work.

We are able to respond quickly where required and we are able to provide live access to some of the instrumentation to facilitate a rapid transfer of information.

EMLab has extensive experience working with large and small organisations within the UK, Europe and throughout the World. We are able to work on a confidential fee-for-service basis or in a collaborative programme.

Please contact our specialist on polymers via  or +44 118 378 6118 to discuss your needs.

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