Polymer expertise from Smithers

At Smithers we understand the real-world service-life and environmental challenges polymer materials face. Our experts can help you predict, manage and improve the performance of your polymer-based material or product whilst ensuring its effectiveness and compliance. We truly understand polymer science and through our ISO 17025 accredited facilities in the UK and USA, we offer a range of material testing, whole product testing and technical consulting services.

Services include:

  • Design evaluation and optimisation
  • Materials selection, testing and specification checks
  • Long term property prediction
  • Product durability and performance testing
  • Compliance and certification
  • Failure and technical investigation
  • Batch conformance testing
  • Expert witness and dispute resolution
  • Support with sustainability and use of recycled materials
  • Plastics and rubber training courses