PITTSBURGH—MonTech USA L.L.C. is finding a booming market for its rubber testing equipment, according to company representatives at the International Elastomer Conference in Pittsburgh Oct. 11-13.
“We have been growing annually by about 35 to 40 percent since 2006,” said Rolf Bauerlein, president of MonTech Germany.
“With the projects we are seeing, we expect to continue our success over the coming years.”
Based in Columbia City, Ind., MonTech exhibited a wide range of elastomer testing equipment in Pittsburgh, including moving die rheometers, Mooney viscometers, lab presses and holds, rubber process analyzers, dispersion testers, hardness and density testers, fatigue testers, dispersion testers, automation systems and analysis software.
MonTech's entire line of elastomer testing equipment is manufactured in Germany, and all MonTech products are equipped with the most modern technology, according to the company.
One of MonTech's newest products is a hardness tester designed specifically for the rubber industry, Bauerlein said.
The company also offers new dispersion testers to analyze the quality of a rubber mix, as well as updated rubber product analyzers suitable for low-temperature testing, he said.
The full line of MonTech testing equipment, complete with detailed descriptions of the features and capabilities of each machine, can be found at www.montechusa.com.