Comprehensive Testing Services

Wabtec Elastomers can provide for your critical testing needs. Whether your requirement is physical characteristics, lifecycle performance, or chemical resistance, our skilled technical personnel, located at each of our plants have the training and tools to answer your most demanding questions.


Parts Testing

  • Dynamic Part Testing
  • Life Cycle, Application Specific, Wear Characterization
  • To Failure, Vibration, Environmental, Etc...
  • Rail Testing

Materials Testing: Physical Properties (ASTM D2000 / SAE J300)

  • Tensile/Elongation
  • Tear B & C
  • Hardness (Shore A)
  • Density/Specific Gravity
  • Compression Set

Materials Testing: Chemical Properties

  • Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR)
  • Moving Die Rheometer (MDR)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Fuel Soak
  • Fluid Swell
  • Heat Aging
  • Ozone Resistance
  • Compatability Analysis