Polymer Research Center (PORCE)


Analysis & Instrumentation




  • Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)
  • Attenuated Total Reflectance Infrared Spectroscopy (ATR-IR)
  • Permeation Test
  • Tensile Test
  • Compression Test
  • Flexural Test
  • Impact Test
  • Dimensional Stability Test
  • Acid Value Test
  • Hydroxyl Value Test
  • Density Test –Densitometer
  • Shore (Durometer) Hardness Test
  • Melt Flow Index
  • Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA)
  • Rheometer
  • Contact angle

If you would like to take advantage of instrumental analysis services and would like further details, please email to PORCE Research Officer at azlin84@ukm.edu.my.



  1. Pilot Reaction Vessels
Fac1 Fac2(b) Pilot Plant for Palm-based Polyurethane
(a) Liquid Natural Rubber Production

Fac4(d) Electrospinning Machine

(c) Plastic Injection Moulding Machine


  1. Polymer Characterization Laboratory
Fac5a Fac5b
Fac5c Fac5d
(a) Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Fac6a(b) Thermal Analysis Laboratory

Fac6b Fac6c
Fac6d Fac6e
(c) Physico-chemical Analysis
  1. Polymer Processing Laboratory
(a) Plastic and Rubber
Fac7b Fac7c
(b) Biomass / Natural Fiber / Synthetic Fiber


  1. Polymer Synthesis Laboratory
Fac8a Fac8b
(a) Polymer Electrolyte Laboratory (b) Polyurethane Laboratory
Fac8c Fac8e
(c) Membrane Technology Laboratory (d) Hydrogel / Polymer Composite Laboratory