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Title Environmental stress cracking of plastics / David Wright
Published Shrewsbury [England] : Rapra Technology, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (148 pages) : illustrations
Summary Simultaneous action of stress and strain on plastics in contact with specific fluids causes the onset of cracking and embrittlement of plastic known as environmental stress cracking. Since this is responsible for 15% of all failures of plastics components, environmental stress cracking has long been the subject of intensive research. This volume reviews factors that influence environmental stress cracking, and the state of knowledge regarding many families of plastics. Various types of damage, from disfiguring to catastrophic, are discussed in this volume, with the period of time over which the damage occurs. Plastics designers and specifiers will benefit from the wealth of information and data provided
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Plastics -- Stress corrosion.
Plastics -- Cracking.
Plastics -- Testing.
Form Electronic book
Author Rapra Technology Limited.
ISBN 1591242053 (electronic bk.)
9781591242055 (electronic bk.)