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CTRM TL EQUIPMENTS & FACILITIES

CTRM Testing Laboratory is honored to present one of the most comprehensive suites of independent test facilities available in Malaysia, so chances are that we’ll have something that meets your requirements all over the Asia.

In addition to the personnel, CTRM TL is equipped with a large variety of mechanical, physical and chemicals testing equipment, making CTRM TL one of the most equipped testing laboratories in Malaysia for all kinds of testing needs.

CTRM Testing Laboratory provide high quality and professional services to meet the endless demand of industry in the areas of testing. We have comprehensive testing facilities and our trained personnel are committed to provide you with high quality and professional services.

The increase in customers’ awareness and the competitive market has compelled businesses to equip themselves with the necessary measures to protect their business growth.

CTRM COMPOSITE TESTING FEATURES

Water Vapor Permeability 2018-02-12T06:05:18+00:00

Determination of water vapor transmission (WVT) of materials through

ASTM E96

Oxygen Permeability 2018-02-12T06:04:35+00:00

To determination of the steady-state rate of transmission of oxygen gas through plastics

ASTM D3985

Ignition Loss 2018-02-12T06:03:47+00:00

To determine the ignition loss of cured reinforced resins

ASTM D2584

Glass Content 2018-02-12T06:03:01+00:00

Specification for the design and construction of vessels and storage tanks in reinforced plastics

BS4994

Water Absorption 2018-02-12T06:02:23+00:00

To determine the effects of immersion in liquid chemicals

ISO 175, EN 2823

Density 2018-02-12T06:01:38+00:00

To determine the density of specimen

ASTM C271,ISO 845
ASTM D792, ISO 1183

Cure Time 2018-02-12T06:00:51+00:00

To check Sealant hardness

AITM1.0033

Assembly Time 2018-02-12T06:00:12+00:00

To determine period of time after mixing before fastened

AITM 1.0036

Resistance to Water 2018-02-12T05:59:33+00:00

To check the paint resistance to water ISO 2812/2

Drying Time 2018-02-12T05:58:50+00:00

To determine the paint drying time

AITM2-0011 ISO 1517

Flexibility (cylindrical mandrel) 2018-02-12T05:58:02+00:00

To assess the flexibility and adhesive of coating properties under bending stresses

ISO 1519

Scratch Resistance 2018-02-12T05:57:15+00:00

To establish the coating resistance by scratching

ISO 1518

Volatile Content 2018-02-12T05:55:32+00:00

To determine volatile content by percentage of prepreg material

ASTM D3530 I+D-E-242
EN 2330
EN 2558
RMS 040
RMS 058
RMS 067
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1
ABT 1-0031

Viscosity 2018-02-12T05:53:50+00:00

To determine the resistance of a fluid to shear forces and hence to flow

AiTM3.0004 ISO 2431

Tackiness Minimum- Maximum 2018-02-12T05:52:46+00:00

To measure the tackiness properties of prepreg material

ABR3-0067
AIMS 05-02-000
RMS 082
ABT1-0015

Resin Flow 2018-02-12T05:51:18+00:00

To determine the flow percentage of prepreg materials

EN 2560
RMS 040
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1

Resin Content 2018-02-12T05:50:17+00:00

To determine resin content by percentage of prepreg

EN 2331
EN 2559 C I+D-E-242
RMS 040
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1
ABT 1-0016
BSS7336

Pot Life 2018-02-12T05:49:11+00:00

To determine mixture pot life prior gellation

RMS 003 ISO 2431/ISO 9514

Nonvolatile matter 2018-02-12T05:48:06+00:00

To determine there is no volatile matter in the chemical

RIMS 1017
ASTM D 1353

Metal Mesh Areal Weight 2018-02-12T05:47:10+00:00

To determine the weight of metal mesh areal

EN 2331

Gel Time 2018-02-12T05:46:31+00:00

To determine gellation duration of prepreg material

AiTM3-0004
RMS 040/-1
RMS 082 RMS 060/-1
ABT1-0014
BMS 8-301

Foaming Ability 2018-02-12T05:45:21+00:00

To determine the ability of the material to foam by percentage

ABR 2-0050

Film Mass Per Unit Area 2018-02-12T05:44:38+00:00

To determine the mass of designated area of film adhesive

EN 3009
EN 2559
EN2329 ABT 1-0030
ABT 1-0039
BS EN 2557 : 1997

Fiber Volume Fraction, Void Content 2018-02-12T05:43:43+00:00

To measure fiber content in percentage of cured sample

ABT 1-0018
EN 2564
ASTM D3171
ASTM D2734
ISO 1172

Fiber Areal Weight 2018-02-12T05:42:27+00:00

To determine the weight of fiber areal of prepreg material

EN 2559 C I+D-E-242
RMS 040
RMS 058
RMS 067
RMS 060/-1
EN 2329 EN2557

Extrusion Rate – Application Time in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:16:31+00:00

To measure the extrusion rate of mixed tubing filler

AITM 7.0003

Expansion in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:15:38+00:00

To measure the foam material ability to expand prior heat treatment

RMS 025

Drape in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:15:00+00:00

To determine the material ability to be draped

RMS 067

Appearance Visual Check in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:14:20+00:00

To check the physical properties of material

AIMS 05-02-000
RMS0 40-1

Heat Distortion Temperature 2018-02-12T06:24:06+00:00

Determination of Dimensional Stability at Elevated Temperatures with Flexural Load and with Compressive Load

DIN 53424

Thermal Expansion Coefficient 2018-02-12T06:23:24+00:00

Determines the technical coefficient of linear thermal expansion of solid materials using thermomechanical analysis techniques

ASTM E831

Colour Difference 2018-02-12T06:22:41+00:00

The instrumental measurement of specimens resulting in color coordinates and color difference values by using a tristimulus colorimeter

ASTM E1347

Dimensional Stability 2018-02-12T06:21:54+00:00

Determination of the changes of linear dimensions which occur when the test specimens (100 mm x 100
mm x 25 mm) have been subjected to specified environments

ISO 2796

Water Absorption and Diffusivity 2018-02-12T06:21:15+00:00

Determination of moisture absorption or desorption properties in the through-the-thickness direction

ASTM D5229,ISO 62

Rockwell Hardness 2018-02-12T06:20:36+00:00

Determination of the Rockwell hardness and the Rockwell superficial hardness of metallic materials

ASTM E18

Barcol Hardness 2018-02-12T06:19:30+00:00

To determine indentation hardness of both reinforced and non-reinforced rigid plastics

ASTM D2583
DIN 53505

Hardness test at Shore D 2018-02-12T06:18:43+00:00

To determine indentation hardness of material

ASTM D2240-03

Energy Dispersive X-Ray 2018-02-12T06:17:48+00:00

An analytical technique used for the elemental analysis or chemical characterization of a sample

EDX

Thickness Measurement 2018-02-12T06:16:58+00:00

A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a type of electron microscope that produces images of a sample by scanning it with a focused beam of electrons Scanning Electron Microscope,

SEM

Surface Roughness 2018-02-12T06:15:05+00:00

Surface roughness, often shortened to roughness, is a measure of the texture of a surface

JIS ‘01

Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy, EDS 2018-02-12T06:13:59+00:00

To quantifying the elemental composition of phases in a microstructure

ASTM E1508

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) 2018-02-12T06:13:11+00:00

To determine curing characteristic and glass transition temperature of non metallic material

AiTM 3.0002
I+D-E-242
ASTM D3418
ASTM E1269

Composition Analysis, TGA 2018-02-12T06:11:54+00:00

To determine the amount of highly volatile matter, medium volatile matter, combustible material, and ash content of compounds

ASTM E1131

Glass Transition Temperature 2018-02-12T06:10:47+00:00

To determine of the glass transition temperature of the material

ABT 1-0028
SACMA SRM 18
AiTM 1-0003
ASTM D7028
ASTM E1640

Infra Red (IR) 2018-02-12T06:08:55+00:00

To determine the uncured resin chemical structure by infrared analysis

AITM 3-0003C
ABT 1-0024
RIMS 1017
RIM S1027
ASTM E 1252

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) 2018-02-12T06:07:44+00:00

To analyze component in material by liquid chromatography

AiTM3.0001
ABT 1-0023

Determination Stability Under Heat 2018-02-12T06:06:28+00:00

To determine the temperature of deflection under load of plastics

ISO 75-2

Chemical reaction on sheet-steel Test 2018-02-12T06:26:55+00:00

Representative sheet-steel specimens are measured, cleaned, and weighed for period of time. Then specimens are rinsed, dried, and reweighed after the timed exposure.

Custom test

Automotive Door Hinge 2018-02-12T06:26:19+00:00

This purpose of this testing is to check the breaking strength of the specimen when loaded in longitudinal and transverse direction.

SAE J934

Leak Bottle Test 2018-02-12T06:25:30+00:00

To check the bottle leakage under 260mmHg vacuum pressure

Custom test

Enzymatic Radiator Cleaner 2018-02-12T06:24:42+00:00

To determine the effectiveness of microorganism enzymatic on car radiator

Custom test

Heat Distortion Temperature 2018-02-12T06:24:06+00:00

Determination of Dimensional Stability at Elevated Temperatures with Flexural Load and with Compressive Load

DIN 53424

Thermal Expansion Coefficient 2018-02-12T06:23:24+00:00

Determines the technical coefficient of linear thermal expansion of solid materials using thermomechanical analysis techniques

ASTM E831

Colour Difference 2018-02-12T06:22:41+00:00

The instrumental measurement of specimens resulting in color coordinates and color difference values by using a tristimulus colorimeter

ASTM E1347

Dimensional Stability 2018-02-12T06:21:54+00:00

Determination of the changes of linear dimensions which occur when the test specimens (100 mm x 100
mm x 25 mm) have been subjected to specified environments

ISO 2796

Water Absorption and Diffusivity 2018-02-12T06:21:15+00:00

Determination of moisture absorption or desorption properties in the through-the-thickness direction

ASTM D5229,ISO 62

Rockwell Hardness 2018-02-12T06:20:36+00:00

Determination of the Rockwell hardness and the Rockwell superficial hardness of metallic materials

ASTM E18

Barcol Hardness 2018-02-12T06:19:30+00:00

To determine indentation hardness of both reinforced and non-reinforced rigid plastics

ASTM D2583
DIN 53505

Hardness test at Shore D 2018-02-12T06:18:43+00:00

To determine indentation hardness of material

ASTM D2240-03

Energy Dispersive X-Ray 2018-02-12T06:17:48+00:00

An analytical technique used for the elemental analysis or chemical characterization of a sample

EDX

Thickness Measurement 2018-02-12T06:16:58+00:00

A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a type of electron microscope that produces images of a sample by scanning it with a focused beam of electrons Scanning Electron Microscope,

SEM

Surface Roughness 2018-02-12T06:15:05+00:00

Surface roughness, often shortened to roughness, is a measure of the texture of a surface

JIS ‘01

Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy, EDS 2018-02-12T06:13:59+00:00

To quantifying the elemental composition of phases in a microstructure

ASTM E1508

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) 2018-02-12T06:13:11+00:00

To determine curing characteristic and glass transition temperature of non metallic material

AiTM 3.0002
I+D-E-242
ASTM D3418
ASTM E1269

Composition Analysis, TGA 2018-02-12T06:11:54+00:00

To determine the amount of highly volatile matter, medium volatile matter, combustible material, and ash content of compounds

ASTM E1131

Glass Transition Temperature 2018-02-12T06:10:47+00:00

To determine of the glass transition temperature of the material

ABT 1-0028
SACMA SRM 18
AiTM 1-0003
ASTM D7028
ASTM E1640

Infra Red (IR) 2018-02-12T06:08:55+00:00

To determine the uncured resin chemical structure by infrared analysis

AITM 3-0003C
ABT 1-0024
RIMS 1017
RIM S1027
ASTM E 1252

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) 2018-02-12T06:07:44+00:00

To analyze component in material by liquid chromatography

AiTM3.0001
ABT 1-0023

Determination Stability Under Heat 2018-02-12T06:06:28+00:00

To determine the temperature of deflection under load of plastics

ISO 75-2

Water Vapor Permeability 2018-02-12T06:05:18+00:00

Determination of water vapor transmission (WVT) of materials through

ASTM E96

Oxygen Permeability 2018-02-12T06:04:35+00:00

To determination of the steady-state rate of transmission of oxygen gas through plastics

ASTM D3985

Ignition Loss 2018-02-12T06:03:47+00:00

To determine the ignition loss of cured reinforced resins

ASTM D2584

Glass Content 2018-02-12T06:03:01+00:00

Specification for the design and construction of vessels and storage tanks in reinforced plastics

BS4994

Water Absorption 2018-02-12T06:02:23+00:00

To determine the effects of immersion in liquid chemicals

ISO 175, EN 2823

Density 2018-02-12T06:01:38+00:00

To determine the density of specimen

ASTM C271,ISO 845
ASTM D792, ISO 1183

Cure Time 2018-02-12T06:00:51+00:00

To check Sealant hardness

AITM1.0033

Assembly Time 2018-02-12T06:00:12+00:00

To determine period of time after mixing before fastened

AITM 1.0036

Resistance to Water 2018-02-12T05:59:33+00:00

To check the paint resistance to water ISO 2812/2

Drying Time 2018-02-12T05:58:50+00:00

To determine the paint drying time

AITM2-0011 ISO 1517

Flexibility (cylindrical mandrel) 2018-02-12T05:58:02+00:00

To assess the flexibility and adhesive of coating properties under bending stresses

ISO 1519

Scratch Resistance 2018-02-12T05:57:15+00:00

To establish the coating resistance by scratching

ISO 1518

Volatile Content 2018-02-12T05:55:32+00:00

To determine volatile content by percentage of prepreg material

ASTM D3530 I+D-E-242
EN 2330
EN 2558
RMS 040
RMS 058
RMS 067
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1
ABT 1-0031

Viscosity 2018-02-12T05:53:50+00:00

To determine the resistance of a fluid to shear forces and hence to flow

AiTM3.0004 ISO 2431

Tackiness Minimum- Maximum 2018-02-12T05:52:46+00:00

To measure the tackiness properties of prepreg material

ABR3-0067
AIMS 05-02-000
RMS 082
ABT1-0015

Resin Flow 2018-02-12T05:51:18+00:00

To determine the flow percentage of prepreg materials

EN 2560
RMS 040
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1

Resin Content 2018-02-12T05:50:17+00:00

To determine resin content by percentage of prepreg

EN 2331
EN 2559 C I+D-E-242
RMS 040
RMS 082
RMS 060/-1
ABT 1-0016
BSS7336

Pot Life 2018-02-12T05:49:11+00:00

To determine mixture pot life prior gellation

RMS 003 ISO 2431/ISO 9514

Nonvolatile matter 2018-02-12T05:48:06+00:00

To determine there is no volatile matter in the chemical

RIMS 1017
ASTM D 1353

Metal Mesh Areal Weight 2018-02-12T05:47:10+00:00

To determine the weight of metal mesh areal

EN 2331

Gel Time 2018-02-12T05:46:31+00:00

To determine gellation duration of prepreg material

AiTM3-0004
RMS 040/-1
RMS 082 RMS 060/-1
ABT1-0014
BMS 8-301

Foaming Ability 2018-02-12T05:45:21+00:00

To determine the ability of the material to foam by percentage

ABR 2-0050

Film Mass Per Unit Area 2018-02-12T05:44:38+00:00

To determine the mass of designated area of film adhesive

EN 3009
EN 2559
EN2329 ABT 1-0030
ABT 1-0039
BS EN 2557 : 1997

Fiber Volume Fraction, Void Content 2018-02-12T05:43:43+00:00

To measure fiber content in percentage of cured sample

ABT 1-0018
EN 2564
ASTM D3171
ASTM D2734
ISO 1172

Fiber Areal Weight 2018-02-12T05:42:27+00:00

To determine the weight of fiber areal of prepreg material

EN 2559 C I+D-E-242
RMS 040
RMS 058
RMS 067
RMS 060/-1
EN 2329 EN2557

Extrusion Rate – Application Time in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:16:31+00:00

To measure the extrusion rate of mixed tubing filler

AITM 7.0003

Expansion in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:15:38+00:00

To measure the foam material ability to expand prior heat treatment

RMS 025

Drape in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:15:00+00:00

To determine the material ability to be draped

RMS 067

Appearance Visual Check in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:14:20+00:00

To check the physical properties of material

AIMS 05-02-000
RMS0 40-1

Peel Strength Between Thermoplastic Lining and Composites 2018-02-12T05:09:53+00:00

To determine the peel strength between Thermoplastic material and composites

BS 4994

Charpy Impact Test in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:09:11+00:00

To estimate the brittleness or toughness of specimens within the limitations inherent in the test conditions

ISO 179

Drop Weight Impact in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:08:24+00:00

To determines the damage resistance of multidirectional polymer matrix composite laminated plates subjected to a drop-weight impact event

ASTM D7136

Delamination Test in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:07:39+00:00

To determine tensile-node bond strength of honeycomb core materials

ASTM C363

Bond Strength Peel Off Angle 180° in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:06:59+00:00

To determine strength of seals in flexible barrier materials

ASTM F88
GIFLEX NO 3

Beam Method V-Notch in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:05:59+00:00

To determine shear properties of composite materials reinforced

ASTM D5379

Core Compressive in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:05:12+00:00

To determine the compressive strength and modulus of sandwich cores

ASTM C365

Automotive Hinge Static Strength test in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:02:19+00:00

To determine the strength of automotive hinge

SAE J934

Tear Strength in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T05:01:02+00:00

To determine a property of conventional vulcanized rubber and thermoplastic elastomers called tear strength

ASTM D624

V-Notched Rail Shear in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:59:40+00:00

To determine shear properties of material between two pairs of loading rails

ASTM D7078

Core Shear in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:59:05+00:00

To determine the shear properties of sandwich construction core materials

ASTM C273

Bearing Response in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:58:22+00:00

To determine bearing response of pinned or fastened joints of the material

ASTM D5961

Open Hole Tensile in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:57:44+00:00

To determine open-hole tensile strength of the material

ASTM D5766

In Plane Shear in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:57:02+00:00

To determine in-plane shear modulus strength by the ± 45° tension test

ISO 14129
ASTM D3518

Release Film Tensile Strength in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:56:11+00:00

To determine Release Film tensile strength

ASTM D882

Double Overlap Shear in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:55:29+00:00

To determine foaming adhesive strength at bonding line

ABR 2-0036
AiTM 1.0019

Tensile Strength & Modulus in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:54:36+00:00

To determine the tensile strength of the material

ABT 1-0032
EN 2747
EN 2561 Type B
ASTM D 3039
ISO 527
ASTM D638
DIN 53504
ASTM E8
BS 2782: Method 1003

Peel Strength in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:52:36+00:00

To determine the peel resistance between facings and core of honeycomb sandwich constructions.

ABT 1-0008,
EN 2243,
I+D-E256,
ASTM F88,
BS 3712-4,
ASTM D1781

Lap Shear in CTRM TL 2018-02-12T04:52:18+00:00

To determine the strength of the adhesive
RMS 003,
EN 2243-1 Type 1,
RMS058,
AITM1.0019,
ASTM D3165,
BS 2782:Method 1002,
BMS 5-141,ISO 4587

Laminate Thickness in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T04:52:30+00:00

To determine the thickness per ply of a laminate

ABT 1-0017

Interlaminar Shear Strength in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T02:49:58+00:00

To determine the interlaminar shear strength of the material

ABT 1-0006,
EN 2563,
ASTM D2344,
I+D-E-31A,
ISO 14130

Horizontal Shear Ultimate in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T02:48:59+00:00

To determine the shear strength of the material

RMS 060/-1
RMS 040/-1

Flexural Strength and Modulus in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T02:47:44+00:00

To determine the flexural strength of the material

ABT 1-0005,
EN 2562,
RMS 060/-1 RMS 040/-1,
ASTM D790, ISO 178,
EN 2746,
ASTM D7264

Flatwise Tensile in CTRMTL 2018-02-12T02:46:23+00:00

To determine flatwise tension between the core and facings of honeycomb sandwich constructions

ABT 1-0007,
AITM 1.0025,
I+D-E -246,
ASTM C297,
ASTM C365

Compression Strength and Modulus Testing in CTRM TL 2018-02-12T02:43:29+00:00

To determine the compression strength of the material

RMS 027,
ASTMD3410,EN2850,ASTM
D695, ASTMC365,
ASTMC363,ASTM C364,
ISO14126

Beam Shear in CTRM TL 2018-02-12T02:41:15+00:00

To determine the short-beam strength of high-modulus of the material
RMS 025,
ASTM C393

Inter operator laminator and painting competency Composite Testing 2018-02-10T06:04:51+00:00

Capable to verify the laminator competency through void level analysis and painting skill through cross cut test on painting panel

Other FRP tank and vessels requirement in Composite Testing 2018-02-10T05:04:39+00:00
  1. ASME RTP-1
  2. SS245:1995
  3. BS EN 13121
BS 4994 Specification for design and construction 2018-02-10T05:04:49+00:00

BS 4994 Specification for design and construction of vessels and tanks in reinforced plastics

Capable to fulfill test requirement as per

Glass Content BS 2782:Method 1002,

Tensile BS2782:Method 320C,

Extension to Failure BS2782-3,Lap Shear, ShearStrength, Peel Strength, Barcol BS2782:Method 1001,

Water Absorption BS2782:Method 551A

BS 2782 Methods of testing plastics in Composite Testing 2018-02-10T05:03:57+00:00

Capable to fulfill test requirement as per

  1. BS EN ISO 75-1
  2. BS EN ISO 527
  3. BS EN ISO 899
  4. BS EN ISO 178
  5. BS EN ISO 604
  6. BS EN ISO 62
  7. BS EN ISO 3251
  8. BS 4994
Microsection Preparation in Composite testing 2018-02-10T04:50:33+00:00

To prepare specimen mounting and surface finish for micro-sectioning process

Strain Gauge Preparation and Installation in Composite Testing 2018-02-10T04:55:09+00:00

To prepare specimen surface and installation of strain gauge

Trimming in Composite testing 2018-02-10T04:54:02+00:00

To trim the sample according to specimen dimension as per specification

Bonding in Composite testing 2018-02-10T04:53:03+00:00

To bond sample with tab for tensile and compression, lap shear preparation, flatwise for testing purpose

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