Test and development centers available for customers to trial new applications
MAAG is right at your side as an innovation partner in polymer production. To support customers in developing new products and processes, we maintain test and development centers at several locations around the globe. In total we have 5 test centers with various capabilities available. If you need to test new polymer formulations, polymer adhesives, recycled materials or any other type of polymer application we can help you evaluating best component variations to optimize the process and required performance criteria prior to purchasing new equipment. Some of our test centers offer toll processing for small production runs. All our test centers in the USA, Germany and Thailand are connected and we are happy to coordinate test requirements. Simply contact us to organize and evaluate your needs.
Equipment and functions of MAAG test and development centers
At MAAG’s test and development centers, individual plastics can be tested, innovative ideas can be tried out under realistic conditions, a pilot production run can be commissioned, or solutions for special requirements can be devised.
Our modern facilities include:
- Laboratories for rheological tests
- Extrusion lines for underwater and strand pelletizing
- Pump test benches
- Drop process unit for processing low-viscosity melts and fluids
The advantages of MAAG test and development centers for plastics production
- Pelletizing trials with your materials
- Development partnerships
- Prototype testing
- Practical training
- Machines provided on loan