R&D and Technical Services
Gendon Polymers’ research and development centre is continually developing new compounds to meet the expanding needs of our customers.
Our knowledgeable and highly skilled team of scientists and technicians stay on top of the latest scientific breakthroughs in order to design and develop custom compounds that meet their specific needs and applications.
As a specialty compounding house with world leading polymer knowledge, Gendon works closely with the largest wire and cable houses in the world to help develop specialty products for the marketplace. Because of the sensitive intellectual property that is shared between Gendon and our customers, we commonly establish development and commercial NDA’s that protect our customer’s interests.
Our company has the equipment and technical knowledge to analyze thermal, physical, rheological and flame retardant properties of compounds and tailor formulations to pass the specific requirements or applications.
Our development centre has the following equipment at the ready:
- Brabender mixers
- Brabender extruders with tape and wire die
- Differential scanning calorimeter
- Thermagraphic analyzer
- Cone calorimeter
- Universal physical tester
- Melt indexer
- Hot air ovens
- Low temperature brittleness tester
- E662 and NES711 smoke testing