Welcome to the Polymers Laboratory


The Polymers Laboratory provides students opportunities to gain knowledge in the areas of polymeric and composite material fundamentals, manufacturing processes and applications including plastics, polymeric composites and other composite materials. Students gain hands on experience using extruders and rotational and injection molding equipment to produce products such as toy footballs and other molded items.

Lab Direction

Courses supported by the facility & Instructor

AET 4853 Polymers & Composites

Contact Us

Mr. McKirahan, Laboratory Coordinator
Email: jmckirahan@eiu.edu