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Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association

Zwick Testing Machines Limited

Zwick Roell is Europe's leading manufacturer and supplier of materials testing machines.

Our testing products are designed to ensure the highest level of performance and reliability for research, production testing, quality control, laboratory testing and education.

Our systems are used to determine the mechanical properties and durability of an extensive range of raw materials and components, as well as finished products.

Product Sectors

We collaborate with clients to provide well considered testing solutions to perform tests on plastics, metals, composites, polymers, rubbers, paper, textiles, food, medical devices, adhesives and building products.

Our testing machines are in a wide variety of sectors including; Plastics, Automotive, Aerospace, Building, Energy, Food, Paper, Food, Medical and Metal.


Our wide range of material testing machines are used to evaluate tensile, compressive, flexural, shear, ductility, puncture, adhesion, creep, torsion, peel, impact strength and hardness as well as fatigue resistance. We also have the industry standard testXpert software, which provides the optimum user interface to accommodate routine quality control testing, research and development, as well as complex service related testing. It is designed to ensure that test procedures can be performed quickly, whilst eliminating possible operator errors. Our extensive software library facilitates the execution of tests in accordance with internationally recognised standards and, in addition, we offer packages which can be configured to satisfy your own internal testing routines.

Contact Details

Alan Thomas
Marketing Manager
+44 (0)1568 615201
+44 (0)1568 612626
E-mail Address

Zwick Testing Machines Limited
Southern Avenue
Leominster HR6 0QH

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Events Diary

Annual R W Thomson Lecture

15 November 2017
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh EH14 1DJ

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Engineering thermoplastic materials in medical devices

05 December 2017
Room B2, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University

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Technical Info from SPRA

  • Materials Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, Additives.
  • Processes Moulding, Extrusion, Thermoforming, Ancillaries.
  • Design Product, Mould, CAE, Testing.
  • Applications Healthcare, Packaging, Electronics, Other Markets.
  • Environment Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Legislation, Energy.
  • Business Issues Network, Seminars, Competitiveness, Innovation, Regulation.