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HDPE-S-01 – HDPE Bleeding Label Test

HDPE-S-02 – HDPE Flake Wash Test

FPE-S-01 – PE Film Surface Impression Evaluation and Impurity Visual Inspection

PET-S-01 – Labels for PET – Wash Water Evaluation

PET-S-02 – Measurement of PET Flake or Pellet Discoloration

PET-S-03 – PET Heat History and Discoloration Evaluation

PET-S-04 – PET Package Materials Balance

PET-S-05 – PET Packaging Component Sink or Float Evaluation

PET-S-07 – PET IV Build Rate Evaluation

PET-S-08 – PET Flake Clumping Evaluation

PET-S-09 – Evaluation of PET Plaques for Color, Haze and Inclusions

PET-S-10 – PET Flake Oven Bake Evaluation

PET-S-11 – PET Barrier Materials Test

PET-S-12 – PET Dissolution Test

PET-S-13 – PET Molded Plaque Fluorescence Test

O-S-01 – Polyolefin Packaging Articles Sink or Float Evaluation

See the PFE Protocols for more information

QT 500 – QT 500 Oven Test

QT 502 – QT 502 Sink Float Separation Updated Jan 2019

QT 504 – QT 504 Glue Separation

QT 507 – QT 507 Label Bleeding

QT 508 – QT 508 Pressure Sensitive Labels New

ISO 178 – Determination of flexural properties

ISO 527-2 – Determination of tensile properties Part 2:Test conditions for moulding and extrusion plastics

ISO 527-3 – Determination of Tensile Properties Part 3: Test conditions for films and sheets

ISO 1133-1 – Determination of the mass-flow rate (MFR) and melt volume-flow rate (MVR) of themoplastics Part 1: Standard Method

ISO 1183-1 – Methods for determining the density of non-cellular plastics Part 1: Immersion method, liquid pycnometer method, and titration method

ISO 3451-1 – Determination of ash Part 1: General methods

ISO 4593 – Determination of thickness by mechanical scanning

ISO 6383-2 – Determination of tear resistance Part 2: Elmendorf method

ISO 7765-1 – Determination of impact resistance by the free-falling dart method Part 1: Staircase methods

ISO 11357-3 – Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) Part 3: Determination of temperature and enthalpy of melting and crystallization

*Not all test methods listed are in PFE’s scope. View PFE’s ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

D256 – Standard Test Methods for Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics

D638 – Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

D790 – Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials

D792 – Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density of Plastics by Displacement)

D882 – Standard Test Methods for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting

D1003 – Standard Test Method for Haze and Luminous Transmittance of Transparent Plastics

D1238 – Standard Test Methods for Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer

D1693 – Standard Test Methods for Environmental Stress-Cracking of Ethylene Plastics

D1709 – Standard Test Methods for Impact Resistance of Plastic Film by the Free-Falling Dart Method

D1895 – Standard Test Methods for Apparent Density, Bulk Factor, and Pourability of Plastic Materials

D1921 – Standard Test Methods for Particle Size (Sieve Analysis) of Plastic Materials

D1922 – Standard Test Methods for Propagation Tear Resistance of Plastic Film and Thin Sheeting by Pendulum Method

D2463 – Standard Test Methods for Drop Impact Resistance of Blow-Molded Thermoplastic Containers

D2457 – Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss of Plastic Films and Solid Plastics

D2659 – Standard Test Methods for Column Crush Properties of Blown Thermoplastic Containers

D3418 – Standard Test Methods for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

D5630 – Standard Test Methods for Ash Content in Plastics

D6290 – Standard Test Methods for Color Determination of Plastic Pellets

D6980 – Standard Test Methods for Determination of Moisture in Plastics by Loss in Weight

D6988 – Standard Guide for Determination of Thickness of Plastic Film Test Specimens

D7399 – Standard Test Methods for Determination of the Amount of Polypropylene(PP) in Polypropylene/LDPE Mixtures Using Infrared Spectrophotometer (FTIR)

E794 – Standard Test Methods for Melting and Crystalliztion Temperatures by Themal Analysis

*Not all test methods listed are in PFE’s scope. View PFE’s ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

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