About Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL)
- ISO 9001:2015 registered, A2LA accredited to ISO 17025:2017, ISO 13485:2016 compliant, independent testing, development and problem-solving laboratory for all facets of the rubber, plastics and latex industries. ARDL has the resources and expertise in materials testing, evaluation and failure analysis to be your single-source polymer laboratory.
In addition to testing, ARDL provides compound development services, which helps with reducing costs, new product development, improving quality and reliability, problem-solving and meeting specification requirements. From highly technical developments to simply adapting one of the more than 30,000 compounds in our recipe library, ARDL's experienced staff can efficiently and cost effectively provide formulations that meet unique objectives. ARDL has the ability to mix compounds in-house on lab-scale equipment, prior to molding and testing, greatly reducing variability and providing additional levels of process control.