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The physical testing, analytical and chemical laboratories at Smithers Rapra are UKAS accredited.

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Smithers Rapra Technology is part of the Smithers Group and is recognised for its world-leading independent rubber, plastic and composite expertise. Smithers Rapra provides a comprehensive service covering, testing, analysis, processing and research for the polymer industry and industries using plastics and rubber in any component, product or production process.

The physical testing, analytical and chemical laboratories at Smithers Rapra are UKAS accredited and can provide UKAS certification. Testing is also instigated to a range of national and international standards and those tailored to an individual company's requirement. A variety of physical tests assess material properties against abrasion, fatigue, impact and stress and their performance in products in particular conditions. Smithers Rapra's analytical and chemical laboratories undertake a variety of tasks including material identification and characterisation using a range of advanced chromatographic, spectroscopic and thermal techniques.

Smithers Rapra has extensive experience of testing materials & products manufactured from rubber, plastic & other polymers.