Lab Testing



Tex-Trude has been running an on-site testing laboratory for almost thirty years. Our lab technicians are highly trained and qualified not only on our equipment but also on all of the products that we run for our customers. The Quality Control Lab is responsible for quality testing all incoming raw materials, for setting meters on all of our additive feeders and for inspecting and testing all finished goods, as well as many other responsibilities.

Our lab can perform the following tests:

  • Gauge Control
  • Coefficient of Friction
  • MD/TD Tear and Elongation
  • Opacity
  • Vicat
  • DSC Melt Point
  • Melt Index
  • Co-Extrusion Layer Analysis
  • Oven/Flame Testing
  • Accelerated Weatherometer Testing
  • Dart Drop