Vicat softening point from plastics

Vicat softening point is the temperature where a flat pointed needle penetrates the sample to a thickness of 1 mm when loaded with a 10 N or 50 N load. In the test, the sample is placed in an oil bath that is heated at a rate of 50 °C / h or 120 °C / h and the needle is placed on the surface of the sample. The test gives you the temperature at which the needle has penetrated 1 mm deep into the sample. The test price includes measurement of Vicat softening point as a triplicate with method A50, A120, B50 or B120.

Suitable sample matrices
Plastic sample with thickness at least 3 mm. Film samples can be stacked to reach this thickness.
Minimum sample amount
3 flat samples
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
EN ISO 306
Method expert
Ville Roininen
Ville Roininen

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First sample: 220 €
Additional samples: 107 € per sample

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