ARDL Weathering and Environmental Testing

Aug 31, 2020
Will your product stand up against the elements? Ensure your product will outperform your customers’ expectations with weathering testing at ARDL.  We offer Xenon arc exposure, ozone and UV resistance, heat aging, low-temperature...

ARDL remains open amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 02, 2020
Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) is an independent testing, research and consulting laboratory specializing in rubber, plastics and latex. ARDL supports at least thirteen of the sixteen essential critical industries cited...

ARDL Uncertainty Notice

Oct 21, 2019
Uncertain About Uncertainty? – Don’t Be! The latest revision of ISO 17025 requires ARDL to group the test standards covered by our Scope of Accreditation into five categories based on the nature of testing. Additionally, for test...

NEWS: IEC 2019 - ARDL Technical Presentaion & Class Schedule

Oct 07, 2019
ARDL Technical Presentation & Class Schedule - IEC 2019 – Cleveland, Ohio • Tuesday, Oct. 8th – ARDL in conjunction with the ACS Rubber Division will be performing elastomer experiments with high school students from NE Ohio through...

It’s BOATING SEASON! Have you checked your impellers lately?

Jun 24, 2019
It’s BOATING SEASON! If you own a boat, have you checked your impellers lately? Impellers are rubber devices that force water into the boat’s engine in order to cool the engine much in the same way that your car’s water pump forces...


Jun 11, 2019
6/10/2019 - Akron, OH - Independent testing and development laboratory Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) announced the June 7 grand opening of its new Barberton campus, located at 75 E. Robinson Ave. in Barberton, OH. The...