Product Development & Research


Our Product Development & Research team works with customers to design world-class, custom-made solutions for your application. In-house testing in the PD&R lab is just one capability that helps our team better serve you. Additionally, we have relationships with many outside testing labs for more diversified testing applications.

The Scott PD&R lab utilizes modern equipment that complies with our gauge R&R calibration program. Our methods and techniques utilized to test materials and products ensure our customers are receiving the best quality products in the industry.

Test Capabilities:

  • Acoustic Analysis
  • Binder Analysis
  • Cell Structure Analysis
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Chemical Compounding
  • Compression
  • Deaeration
  • Density
  • Elongation
  • Environmental Testing (Temperature and Humidity)
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Core Delamination
  • Tear 
  • Tensile Strength
  • UL 94 / ASTM 4986-03 Horizontal & Vertical Burn Test
  • Ultra-Violet Aging test 
  • Viscosity
  • Water Absorption
  • Shear