FOOD CONTACT AND RELATED MATERIALS - FAILURE DIAGNOSIS AND PROBLEM SOLVING

Many of the characterisation techniques used in the analysis of polymeric materials can be used in the examination of materials that have failed or which have not functioned in the manner expected. The strength of the consultancy is in the specialised application of these techniques to quickly understand what has gone wrong.

 

Services offered:

 

Working with specialist laboratories, Sidwell Consulting and Analytical Services offers assistance with evaluating the cause of most types of failures involving plastics, rubber and related materials.

 

Common types of failures handled by the Consultancy are associated with;

  • Selection of incorrect or non-specified materials

  • Processing and Printing problems

  • Premature degradation from inadequate stabilisation

  • Product discolouration

  • Bloom on the surface of rubber

  • Environmental stress cracking

  • Inadequate adhesion due to migratory substances

 

For help with Material Failures, please either e-mail enquiries@sidwellconsulting.net or use the Contact Us form