Smithers Rapra Technology Ltd is better known as Smithers Rapra, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Smithers Group & is recognised as a World leading independent rubber, plastic and composite consultancy. Smithers Rapra provides a comprehensive Independent service covering, testing, analysis, processing & research for the polymer industry & industries using plastics & rubber in any component, product or production process.
Company History:1919 - Established as RABRM (the Research Association of British Rubber Manufacturers).
Company Statistics:5,000 clients worldwide from 60 countries per annum.
Some items which Smithers RAPRA have tested include things like artifical football pitches , fan belts, cling film, car tyres, crash mats and shoe soles.
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But as well as offering consultancy Smithers Rapra Technology Ltd also offer testing services which can test a material for abrasion, fatigue, stress, impact and many others. Nowadays they are also involved with fire testing as safety becomes more and more important. So things like ignition sources, smoke generation and fumes which a certain material might have or give out can also be found and tested.
Another interesting fact about Smithers RAPRA Tehnology Ltd is that they have what is probably the world's biggest database about rubbers and plastics. The database is available on CDROM or on the internet.
It contains over 700,000 references which are constantly updated. As well as providing this database they also produce publications like Journals, Reports and a Global Directory.
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If you would like to get any further information on the services and products that Smithers RAPRA Technology Ltd provide please ring 01939 250383 or visit their web site at http://www.rapra.net or even email them at firstname.lastname@example.org