Technical Capabilities2017-09-13T21:22:13+00:00

Technical Capabilities

  • ASTM- D638 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics,

  • ASTM- D882 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting,

  • ASTM- D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics,

  • CEN TR 15351:2006 Plastics—Guide for vocabulary in the field of degradable and biodegradable polymers and plastic items,

  • ASTM – D3826 Practice for Determining Degradation End-point in Degradable Polyethylene and Polypropylene Using a Tensile Test,

  • ASTM – D5208 Practice for Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics,

  • ASTM – D5576 Practice for Determination of Structural Features in Polyolefins and Polyolefin Copolymers by Infrared Spectrophotometry (FT-IR),

  • ASTM – D5988 Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in Soil,

  • ASTM – D7444 Practice for Heat and Humidity Ageing of Oxidatively Degradable Plastics,

  • ASTM – D 5338 Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of  Plastics Materials under Controlled Composting Condition,

  • ASTM – D 6400 Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics,

  • ASTM – D 6954 STD Guide for Plastics that Degrade in the Environment by Combination of Oxidation and Biodegradation,

  • ISO -10640 Plastics—Methodology for assessing polymer photo-ageing by FTIR and UV/visible spectroscopy,

  • ISO – 17556 Plastics—Determination of the ultimate aerobic biodegradability in soil by measuring the oxygen demand in a respirometer or the amount of carbon dioxide evolved,

  • ISO -14852 Determination of the Ultimate Aerobic Biodegradability of Plastic Materials in an Aqueous Medium – Method by Analysis of Evolved Carbon Dioxide,

  • ISO – 14855 Determination of the Ultimate Aerobic Biodegradability of Plastic Materials under Controlled Composting Condition – Method by Analysis of Evolved Carbon Dioxide,

  • ISO – 17088 Specification for Compostable Plastics,

  • EN -13432 Requirements for Packaging Recoverable through Composting and Biodegradation,

  • EN -14995 Plastics Evaluation of Compostability. Test Scheme and Specification,

  • AFNOR-Accord T51-808 Assessment of oxo-biodegradability of polyolefinic materials in the form of films,

  • AFNOR – XPT 54980 F Oxo-biodegradable Plastics in Agriculture,

  • BSI – 8472 Packaging – Method for Determining, Degradability Oxo-biodegradability and Phyto– Toxicity of Plastics,

  • SPCR – 141 Polymeric waste Degradable by Abiotic and Subsequent Biological Degradation – Requirements and Test Method,

  • UAE – 5009 STD and Specification for Oxo- biodegradation of Plastic Bags and Other Disposable Plastic Objects,

  • OECD 202 Daphnia sp., Acute Immobilization and Reproduction,

  • OECD 203 Fish Toxicity,

  • OECD 207 Earthworms, Acute Toxicity,

  • OECD 208 Terrestrial Plants, Growth.