RECOGNIZED TESTING SERVICES BACKED BY 70 YEARS OF RIGOROUS
Quality Assurance is in our blood and, it’s what supports our testing capabilities. General Plastics has seven decades of experience performing quality assurance to the most exacting standards for our own products. We couple consistent performance with our proven ability to execute various test methods, specifications and customer requirements. That foundation has made General Plastics a recognized center of excellence for physical property, flammability and developmental testing.
Our extensive quality assurance program satisfies the demanding requirements of the aerospace industry, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Defense. We earned Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of our Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) burn test facilities in 2010, and are certified to ISO 9001:2008/AS9100C.
Our testing services encompass the full spectrum of quality assurance and testing functions, offering a convenient single source to fit your particular requirements. We look forward to collaborating with you and your engineers on developing test plans or samples tailored to your particular needs. Whether you have a project in the design stage or need to confirm material performance characteristics, General Plastics is well-qualified to verify materials against requirements and issue a certified test report.
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Facilities and equipment
Our quality assurance and test laboratories offer the following and more:
- FAA-certified burn test facility
- 1 Park oil burner
- 2 Bunsen burners
- Heat Release
- Smoke Density
- 10-meter guided-wire drop tower
- Computer-controlled universal test machines
- Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
- ROMER Arm (portable CMM)
- Optical Comparator
- Hydrostatic test equipment
Our Testing Services Group offers a wide range of tests in our on-site testing laboratories, which include an FAA-certified burn test facility. All tests are conducted using calibrated equipment that is traceable to NIST.
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General Plastics doesn’t simply test our polyurethane foam products to ensure they meet our own tough standards. We are relentless about making sure that what we produce adheres to our customers’ exact requirements and specifications for their applications.
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