• Plastic part design analysis.
  • Analysis by optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM).
  • Failure analysis of parts in service.
  • Analysis by infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR and ATR).
  • Material selection, additives and manufacturing process.
  • Incorporation of fillers, fibers and additives.

Injection moulding

  • Window process.
  • Correlationship between injection parameters / morphology / properties.
  • Optimization and mould testing.
  • Defect analysis on injected parts.
  • Advanced techonologies (Overmoulding, multicomponent injection).
  • Microcellular foaming MuCellTM

Extrusion Processing

  • Cast-sheet extrusion tests.
  • Blown-film extrusion tests.
  • Cast-film and co-extrusion tests.
  • Multi-layer cast-film co-extrusion tests.
  • Masterbatch preparation by twin-screw extrusion melt-mixing.
  • Optimization of the extrusion conditions.
  • Relation between the extrusion conditions and the material properties.
  • Determination of the anisotropy of extruded products.
  • Reactive extrusion.
  • Foam extrusion tests.
  • Analysis of defects.


  • Pronouncements.
  • Courses.
  • Molding and standard specimen machining.
  • 3D-deformation analysis using digital image correlation GOM-ARAMIS