Interfacial’s Development Services Division is located in the Cervenka Center, a world-class incubation facility in Prescott, Wisconsin. Its labs are outfitted with state of the art melt processing, prototyping and characterization equipment.

Melt Processing Capabilities

  • 11 mm Thermo Fisher Twin Screw Extruder (40:1 L:D)
  • 27 mm Entek Twin Screw Extruder (52:1 L:D)
  • Twin Screw Extruder auxiliaries
    • Side stuffing
    • Gravimetric feeding
    • Liquid injection unit
    • Melt pump
    • Vacuum stuffer
    • Inline screen changer
    • Profile extrusion
    • Air/water cooling belt
    • Strand and underwater pelletizing
    • High speed blender
    • Inline rheometer
  • Thermo Fisher Mini-molder
  • Arburg 270C 40 Ton Injection Molder
  • ASTM Specimen and Plaque tooling
  • Pellet Mill

Characterization Capabilities

  • Hitachi SEM/EDAX
  • Netsch TGA/DSC
  • Bruker FTIR
  • Waters GPC/HPLC
  • MTS Universal Testing Machine
  • Tinius Olsen Impact Tester
  • RayRan Heat Distortion Temperature Tester
  • RayRan Melt Flow Indexer
  • Dynisco Capillary Rheometer
  • Moisture Analyzer
  • Conductivity Tester
  • Durometer Tester
  • Colorimeter
  • Sintering Furnace
  • Drying Ovens

Chemical Synthesis Capabilities

  • Organic/Inorganic Synthesis
  • Glassware
  • Roto-evaporators
  • Precision Balances
  • Silverson High Speed Mixer

Additive Manufacturing

(3D Printing)

  • Unique Industry Knowledge Related to 3D Printing Materials and Processing Technologies
  • Novel Materials Development Capability for Open and Closed 3D Printing Systems.
  • Prototyping and Short Run Manufacturing based on the Arburg Freeformer Technology.
  • Ability to Work with Novel 3D Printed Materials, including FDA Approved Materials, Polyolefins, etc.
  • Applications Development Utilizing Freeformer Technology and Novel Materials.