Environmental Stress Cracking of Plastics

Environmental Stress Cracking of Plastics

by David Wright, D. C. Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 185957064X

ISBN-13: 9781859570647

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Smithers Rapra Technology

This report aims to explain both the causes of environmental stress cracking (ESC) and its implications. ESC is the premature initiation of cracking and embrittlement of a plastic due to the simultaneous action of stress and strain and contact with specific fluids. This definition provides the key to the problem of predictability. Failure is due to a combination of

Overview

This report aims to explain both the causes of environmental stress cracking (ESC) and its implications. ESC is the premature initiation of cracking and embrittlement of a plastic due to the simultaneous action of stress and strain and contact with specific fluids. This definition provides the key to the problem of predictability. Failure is due to a combination of influences, which would not cause the same problems if encountered individually.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859570647
Publisher:
Smithers Rapra Technology
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.33(d)

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