Applied Polymer Developments (APD) is an independent centre of excellence for the development and testing of composite materials. Based on the Isle of Wight, which is also home to a very wide range of ‘composite’ companies covering aerospace, wind energy and high tech marine, APD has invested heavily in the latest research and development analytical equipment in order to offer its clients a wide range of high end services that include testing, materials characterisation, failure analysis, de-formulation and custom formulations.


Materials characterisation
Custom formulation
Failure analysis
Expert witness

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An independent Technical Facility for the
development and testing of
polymer based composite materials.
Located in the south of England at Newport
on the Isle of Wight.

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Mechanical Testing, Thermal Analysis, Chemical Analysis, Rheometry & Imaging

"Independent advice from experienced materials experts"