Rheometer @ Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) SEAM

Institution Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) SEAM
County Waterford
Technique Category Rheometry/Viscosity
Technique Rheometer

Basic Capabilities

Characterisation of delicate structures in fluids of any viscosity, polymer melts, solids, and reactive materials. Typical materials that can be tested include: thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, caulks and adhesives, solid polymers, asphalt binders, and oils and greases.

New materials development, materials selection, performance prediction, competitive evaluation, consistency monitoring, vendor certification, troubleshooting


Turnaround time - On request


Equipment Make TA Instruments
Equipment Model AR 2000ex


Advantage of Technique/Equipment

Peltier plate base with temperature range of 0 to 200. Environmental test chamber with a temperature range of -160 to 600.

Limitations of Technique/Equipment

Other Details

Containment n/a
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained operator
Indicative Price On request

Industry Recommendation

On request



Dr. Ramesh Raghavendra

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status


Preventative Maintenance




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