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ITC services regarding ROHS 3

Since July 22, 2019 „RoHS 3“ (2015/863/EC) updated of so called “RoHS 2” directive (No. 2011/65/EC) will come in force, laying down extended requirements on electric and electronic devices.

Except for heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Hg, Cr VI+) and polybrominated flame retardants (PBBs and PDEs) four phthalic acid esters (phthalates) were newly added:
Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, Butyl benzyl phthalate, Di butyl phthalate a Di iso butyl phthalate in the amount, not exceeded 0,1 w/w % in mass of homogenous material.
Problematic can be thus PVC softened material, like cable insulations then paintings, glues and softened plastics.

Laboratories of ITC are ready to determine all these substances. Years of experiences with such a type of analysis gives you quality assurance regarding analysis results. For request, please, contact:

Ing. David Grebeníček dgrebenicek@itczlin.cz
Ing. Iveta Řezníčková ireznickova@itczlin.cz


PF 2019

Dear Clients, we would like to thank you for your confidence in cooperation with our company during the past year.

We would like to use this opportunity to wish you good health, happiness and success in 2019, both personally and professionally.


new gas chromatograph in laboratory of analytical chemistry

In August 2018 our laboratory of analytical chemistry purchased a brand new gas chromatograph, mass spectrometer Shimadzu GCMS-QP2020, equipped by a thermal desorption unit TD-30, which is used for analysis of emissions of organic substances.

 

The spectrometer has a superior sensitivity for organic substances in orders of micro-grams per kg of sample. The system is mainly used for analysis of volatile organic substances (VOC) and condensable substances (FOG) according to the requirements of automotive standard VDA 278, but also for emission measurement of polymer samples to investigate additive system, smell, NIAS (not-intentionally added substances in plastics) etc.

 

Contact for such types of analysis: Franky Puype, phone: +420 577 601 703, e-mail: fpuype@itczlin.cz


New general director

Announcement of change in ITC management.

 

Since September 1, 2018, new general director of the Institute for Testing and Certification has been appointed Mgr. Jiri Hes.

 

RNDr. Radomir Cevelik remains in the position of Board of Directors Vice President.


Determination of phthalic acid esters according to requirements of CPSC

In June 2018 analytical laboratory ITC accredited new procedure for determination of phthalic acid esters in consumer products according to requirements of CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) No. CPSC-CH-C1001-09.4. New standard came in force on April 25, 2018 and released old one No. CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3.

More information concerning phthalate testing are available here


Plastics, Rubber

Testing » Tested products

Polymer-based products are a tradition testing commodity for ITC. Thanks to our long-lasting specialization, the ITC examination experts are much-sought-for specialists in the field, are active in many standard-setting and legislative groups, participate in international projects, and consult both theoretical and technological issues with the production sector as well as the academic sphere. The technical equipment of the laboratories keeps pace with the most advanced technology so that the services offered are able to meet still new requirements of the clients as much as possible.

 

Client's Handbook (PDF)        

SPHERE OF ACTIVITY OF THE TESTING LABORATORY   

PLASTICS
  RUBBER
  • Granulates, polymer powders, compression-moulding materials, resins, additives
  • Fibres, foils, plates; moulded, injection moulded and blown products; dipped articles, paints, packaging materials, adhesives
  • Pipes, pipe fittings, hoses, profiles
  • Cellular plastics, insulation materials, noise and vibration damping materials
  • Filled and reinforced plastics, laminates, composites
  • Leather fabrics, synthetic leathers, poromerics, non-woven fabrics and geotextiles, flooring materials
  • Plastics designed for construction and automotive industry
 
  • Rubbers, latexes, vulcanization systems, filling agents, stabilizers, softening agents, special additives
  • Mechanical rubber goods
  • Rubber products for automotive industry, rubber components for boot-and-shoe industry, rubber-textile footwear
  • Rubber fibres, surface-treated and technical textiles
  • Rubber construction products
  • Rubber medical equipment
  • Rubber personal protective equipment
  • Products designed for contact with foodstuffs and meals
  • Rubber toys and children’s products
  • Adhesives, paints

TESTING OF PLASTICS

  • Identification of raw materials, matters and their composition; non-destructive analysis
  • Chemical and structural characteristics of materials, microscopic examination
  • Physical and physiochemical characteristics of materials
  • Viscosity of liquids, rheological properties of plastics
  • Transport phenomena in liquids and gases
  • Thermal properties of materials
  • Mechanical and viscoelastic properties, tests under lowered and increased temperatures, adhesion tests
  • Flammability and fire-technical characteristics of polymer materials
  • Tests for resistance to liquids, gases and chemicals
  • Tests to assess fatigue, ageing and degradation of materials
  • Tests of electrostatic properties and dielectric strength
  • Tests of hygienic properties and health safety assessments
  • Special tests – emission behaviour, climate-technology tests,
  • Salt spray, vibrations, drop tests, colorimetry
  • Environmental impact assessment of plastic materials and products
  • Analyses and tests according to specific customer requirements

TESTING OF RUBBER

  • Identification of materials and their composition
  • Mechanical properties – pull, pressure, bend strength, shear, structure, impact tests; permanent deformation, stress relaxation, creep tests; bond strength tests, hardness tests – measured in a wide temperature range
  • General physical and physiochemical characteristics of materials
  • Sorption properties, viscosity of liquids, rheological properties
  • Molecular characteristics of materials
  • Transport phenomena in liquids and gases – gas, liquid and water vapour permeability of materials
  • Thermal properties of materials
  • Flammability and fire-technical characteristics of materials
  • Processing properties of rubber
  • Tests for resistance to liquids, gases and chemicals
  • Tests to assess ageing and degradation of materials
  • Tests of electrostatic properties, electromagnetic compatibility, electrical safety and dielectric strength,
  • Tests of hygienic properties for rubber
  • Tests of products for automotive industry
  • Special tests – fogging, climate-technology tests, salt spray, vibrations, drop tests

CONTACTS

Person Phone fax e-mail
Mgr. Roman Dlabaja, Ph.D., Physical and mechanical testing +420 572 779 904   tubesPostaitczlin.cz
Ing. Věra Vilímková, Analytical testing +420 577 601 634 +420 577 601 389 analytPostaitczlin.cz


Post address:
Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Testing Division
trida Tomase Bati 299, Louky, 763 02 Zlin
Czech Republic

The person responsible for accuracy of data: Mgr. Roman Dlabaja, Ph.D.

Updated: 3.1.2019
 
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