Rubber materials and products - Services and solutions

Sealing, damping and protecting: that’s what rubber materials are used for in utility installations, building constructions and infrastructure.
On all these (and many more!) applications you can ask for the service of the rubber experts of the Kiwa Expert Centre Polymers.

Certification
Kiwa has the expertise to help you to improve and maintain a high and consistent quality of rubber products. The Kiwa certification of rubber products is well-known in the market of piping systems and construction products.

Consultancy
Kiwa is able to give the right answer to all kind of questions regarding rubber materials and rubber products and the use of it. Consultancy by Kiwa experts is possible on almost every subject and in every stage of the product’s life cycle.

(Residual) Service life
Reliability, service lifetime and maintenance costs are important aspects for many constructions, installations and equipment. Investigation on the (residual) service life of rubber products is one of the key expertises of our rubber experts.

Failure analysis
Unfortunately not everything functions the way you would like it to function. Failure of rubber components in service happens and this can be caused by many factors. As an independent third party Kiwa can carry out a failure analysis of rubber products to reveal the cause.

Arbitration
When you have a dispute with your supplier or client about test results or product quality, Kiwa is there for you as an independent party to clear up things.

Rubber test facilities
If you are looking for possibilities to test your rubber materials and products, Kiwa is the right partner to contact. We offer a full range of mechanical tests, chemical resistance tests and analytical tests.

Who is this for?

Kiwa carries out investigations and tests for manufacturers of rubber compounds and rubber products, distributors and traders, designers, manufacturers and constructors of installations and equipment, maintenance and asset management.

What to do next

Please contact us to discuss your question and our possibilities.
Rubber Team consultants, tel +31 70 4144555, rubber@kiwa.nl.

For a direct quotation for material and product certification please fill in and submit the Application Form Rubber.

Why Kiwa?

For the investigation and testing of quality of rubber products you can rely on the services of Kiwa. Besides certification schemes we can offer you technical support. You can call our rubber specialists of the Expert Centre Polymers for consultancy, questions about service life, failure analysis and laboratory test services.