Analytical and Physical Testing

In-depth testing & development ensure our color concentrates deliver the optimal performance in your application.

Vigorous analytical and physical testing of custom color formulas is performed in-house with our state-of-the-art lab equipment.

Following ASTM standards, we provide real world predictions of our technology’s long-term impact on customer products through key values such as:

Melt Flow Index

  • Finding and maintaining proper melt flow plays a vital role in product performance.
  • We verify melt flow to your specification in product design and all production lots.

Notched IZOD Test

  • Impact strength is an important aspect of your compound.
  • This test confirms a compound is designed to your specifications and maintains impact in all subsequent production lots.

Weathering Tests

  • Two accelerated weathering chambers, QUV and Xenon Arc, simulate a part’s lifetime exposure to harsh outdoor weathering conditions.
  • This data confirms the best pigments for exposed parts to maintain great long-term color hold.

Heat Build Up Testing

  • We can determine how much heat a specific color will gain from sunlight exposure.
  • This data aids in selecting pigments that minimize heat gain, reducing the chance for failures (ex: distortion).

Our lab also contains a full range of spectrophotometers that support accurate color curve identification for precise color matches.

Contact Us for Comprehensive Testing in Color Design

Contact us for in-depth testing of premium color products designed to your manufacturing requirements. Lanier Color will improve your processes and product performance with our customized solutions.

We would love to help you with your custom color needs.

Get in touch and we will help you get started right away.