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Application development

Partners in your success

Partners in your success

From lightweighting to miniaturization, our expert product developers and applications engineers are up for the challenge. We work with you to find the right solution for your application. Our innovative products, material knowledge and system expertise can help you improve part performance and reliability, while reducing material usage and cycle times.

Full material, process and simulation support

Ascend's application team brings years of industry experience and state-of-the-art simulation tools to support your tooling design. With our high-performance products and optimal tooling design, you get the best quality, performance and dimensional stability from every part you produce.

Computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation support:

  • Design engineering
  • Mold fill analysis
  • Computational fluid dynamic
  • Finite element analysis
  • NVH analysis
  • Thermal cycling simulation

Material, science and process support:

  • Material properties
  • Thermal aging data
  • Part testing support
  • Onsite molding trials support

Lab services

Ascend's extensive laboratory services support your polyamide extrusion and injection molding processes.

We provide the reliable evaluation data that your engineers and designers need to develop your newest high-performance applications.

Our polymer analytical lab is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest technology to address your performance needs, down to the molecular level, using sophisticated equipment and techniques, such as chromatography, thermal analysis, spectroscopy, and microscopy. Our polymer processing (molding) lab is A2LA-certified and provides expert analysis and testing of your samples.