Our News

Join Us on our Second Local ACS Small Business Event: “Establishing and Protecting Your Intellectual Property”

4:00 PM, November 10, 2015
Location: Evans Analytical Group (EAG), 810 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale
Register online @ www.scvacs.org/Local_Folder/meeting1511.html

Join Us at this Local Event Hosted by City of Union CIty: “Biomedical Industry Executive Roundtable”

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Crowne Plaza Hotel
32083 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA

We have moved!

We recently moved our lab.  Please note the changes.  Our NEW ADDRESS is:
29528 Union City Blvd.
Union City, CA 94587
Phone (510) 736-2620

GGPF June Event

Basics of Polymer Science Short Course, June 2-3, 2015

Pinnacle Materials Laboratory will be at one of the booths during the GGPF short course, at Michael’s Restaurant at Shoreline Park (Mountain View, CA).


Join Us Today on the First Local ACS Small Business Event:  “Create a Safety Culture While Growing Your Business”
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Location: Evans Analytical Group (EAG), 810 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale
Register online @ www.scvacs.org/smallbusiness

248th ACS National Meeting, Asian Women in Chemistry

August 10, 2014, Sunday, at San Francisco, CA

Joy will be attending the conference and she is one of the panelists in the session “Asian Women in Chemistry”.

AMTAS Hosted Workshop, Next Generation Transport Aircraft Meeting

March 28, 2014, Friday, at Seattle, WA

Joy will be attending the workshop and giving a talk relating to thermal analysis.

Our Blog

January 13, 2014 – Happy New Year!  Pinnacle Materials Laboratory starts our blog entries in 2014!  Our blog features laboratory techniques and trick of the trade
information concerning materials, thermal analysis and AFM. We hope you enjoy our blog entries and contribute with your comments.

SME Webinar

November 14, 2013, Thursday, 11 am pacific time

Webinar title: “Solving Composites Manufacturing Problems with Thermal Analysis”
You can access the recording of the webinar at SME website.  For more information, please contact us at info@pinmatlab.com.

Here is the agenda for the webinar presentation:
• What is Thermal Analysis?
• Why Thermal Analysis?
• Example 1: Cure optimization of SMC
• Example 2: Curing a thick part in autoclave
• Example 3: Honeycomb heat forming
• Conclusions

GGPF November Event

November 7, 2013, Thursday, 6 pm to 9 pm

Pinnacle Materials Laboratory is sponsoring the November GGPF dinner event, at Michael’s Restaurant at Shoreline Park (Mountain View, CA).
“The Calorimetric Glass Transition under Nanoconfinement”, by professor Sindee L. Simon from Texas Tech University.


August 2, 2013, Friday, 3 pm to 7 pm

Pinnacle Materials Laboratory is now open.  We are holding an Open House on Friday, August 2, 2013, from 3 to 7 pm.
Come to meet the analysts and see our new location and instrumentation set up.
Refreshment will be provided.

Location:  29520 Union City Blvd, Union City