Plastic Evaluation

The pressure to innovate is constantly increasing and you need the right plastics for your product success? Gradical supports you in the evaluation of plastics for new developments. The market situation is precarious and more and more raw materials are becoming scarce; you don’t know whether you will still be supplied tomorrow? Gradical supports you in finding and qualifying alternative materials. Are your customers demanding more sustainability from your company? We show you your options and support you in defining your strategy for sustainable plastics.
In this area, we offer the following services:

  • Feasibility
  • Material recommendation
  • Project support


In an early concept phase, would you like to find out whether there are plastics on the market that are suitable for your project idea? Perhaps you are looking for a sustainable alternative and don’t know whether it is even available on the market? We have the right offer for you. All we need from you is the technical data sheet of a reference material or a rough description of the material properties. You will then receive a possible alternative and a feasibility assessment from us.

Material recommendation

Do you want to make sure that you are using the right material for your application? We are at your side. In up to two structured interviews, we work with you to determine the material requirements, taking into account the technical, economic, regulatory and sustainability aspects. We then start looking for the right material for you This service package includes:

  • the documented material requirements
  • a comparison table with material recommendations
  • a package with the relevant regulatory documents
  • price and availability clarification

Project support

Do you need a materials expert in your project team? We provide you with a plastics expert who can support you and answer your material questions. This service package includes:

  • the “Material Recommendation” package
  • Project-accompanying consulting and various researches
  • Up to two structured interviews to document the sampling and test results
  • Material comparison based on the test results
  • a recommendation for the material decision