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EPTIS factsheet 128343 | Last revision 2019-12-05 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts128343 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts128343

PT provider
PT provider OFI Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik OFI Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik
Based in Austria
Language(s) English / German
Product groups Adhesives
Coating and surface treatment
Testing fields Inspection
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Plastics Density ISO 1183, ISO 2781
Ash content ISO 3451
DIN 51719
Hardness ISO 2039, ISO 868
Migration testing EN 1186
Abrasion and scratch resistance ISO 9352, ISO 4586, EN 438
Thermal analysis; content of carbon black (TGA) ISO 11358
Thermal analysis; glass transition temperature, melting and crystallization behaviour, OIT (DSC) ISO 11357
Thermal analysis; coefficient of linear thermal expansion and glass transition temperature (TMA) ISO 11359
Dynamic mechanical properties; shear modulus ISO 6721
Plastic films Tensile and tear properties, thickness ISO 6383, ISO 4593
Peel resistance ISO 11339
Water vapour transmission rate ISO 2528, ISO 15106
Polyethylene Cross-linking, degree of EN 579
Thermoplastics Melt flow rate ISO 1133
Complex shear viscosity and fluidity of polymer melt ISO 11443
Rubber Density ISO 2781
Adhesion to textile fabrics ISO 36
Carbon black content ISO 1408
Dynamic mechanical properties; temperature of tan delta(max) ISO 4664
Hardness: IRHD - method M - microtest ISO 48-2
Geotextiles Thickness under specified pressures ISO 9863
Characteristic opening size ISO 12956
Static puncture test (CBR-test) ISO 12236
Water permeation normal to plane ISO 11058
Dynamic perforation test (cone drop test) EN 918
Tensile properties, wide-width tensile test ISO 10319
Weathering (EN 12224) with following tensile test EN 12224
Mass per unit area ISO 9864
Determination of burst strength EN 14151
Geosynthetics Pyramid puncture resistance EN 14574
Protection efficiency against impact damage ISO 13428
Plastics, injection moulded Tensile properties ISO 527
Flexural properties ISO 178
Creep (creep modulus in tension) ISO 899-1
Impact properties (Charpy, Izod, puncture) ISO 179, ISO 180, ISO 6603
Plastic sheeting, flexible Tensile properties and tear resistance (Elmendorf method) ISO 527, ISO 6383
Foldability at low temperature EN 495
Resistance to static loading EN 12730
Plastic pipes Internal pressure test - time to rupture ISO 1163, EN 921
Thermoplastics pipes - creep ratio ISO 9967
Tensile properties ISO 6259
Degree of pigment or carbon black Dispersion ISO 18553
plastic pipes Processing temperature (DSC), resistance to dichloromethane (DCMT) ISO 18373, EN 580
Environmental exposure tests Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps EN ISO 4892-2 Method A
Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 3: Fluorescent UV lamps EN ISO 4892-3 Cycle 1
Heat aging test on thermoplastic molded compounds, without external mechanical stress DIN 53497
Chemical resistance -
Paints and varnishes Measurement of coating thickness -- Amplitude-sensitive eddy-current method EN ISO 2360
Measurement of coating thickness -- Magnetic method EN ISO 2178
Pull-off test for adhesion EN ISO 4624
Cross cut test EN ISO 2409
Assessment of degree of blistering EN ISO 4628-2
Drinking water, after contact with plastics Total organic carbon (TOC) EN 1484
Rubber, unvulcanized Mooney viscosity ISO 289
Rubber, vulcanized and thermoplastic Compression set ISO 815
Tensile properties ISO 37
Abrasion resistance ISO 4649
Hardness (Shore A and IRHD) ISO 48-4
Surfaces Colorimetry, specular gloss, wettability ISO 7724, ISO 2813, ISO 15989, EN 828
Plastics, rigid cellular Compression properties ISO 844
Dynamic stiffness ISO 9052
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Extractables ISO 6427
Sports surfaces Abrasion resistance ISO 5470-1
AAA method -
Critical fall height EN 1177
Resistance to impact EN 1517:1999
Rotational friction EN 14903:2006
Shock absorption EN 14808
Vertical deformation EN 14809
Slip resistance EN 13036-4
Tensile properties of synthetic sports surfaces EN 12230
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO, EN and other standards as specified by the provider
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 180
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Please contact us
Regularly operated Yes (annually)
Year of first operation 1994
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
OFI Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik
Arsenal Obj. 213; Fr.-Grill-Str. 5
1030 Vienna

Phone: +43 798 16 01-200
Fax: -
Web: https://www.ofi-pts.com/index.php/en/ https://www.ofi-pts.com/index.php/en/
Mr. Philipp Larisch
Phone: +43 1 798 16 01-200
Fax: +43 1 798 16 01-977
Email: pts@ofi.at pts@ofi.at
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Austria, Dr. Heinz Fröschl. Dr. Heinz Fröschl.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21