Video/animation icon  Tensile test on polyethylene: necking, drawing and fracture

 
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Description: Tensile test of polyethylene, with a strain rate of 10 mm/min, displaying necking, drawing and fracture. Video is at 48 times actual speed; actual fracture time is ~ 30 minutes. From TLP: Crystallinity in polymers, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/polymers/tensile-testing.php
Keywords: polymers • tensile test
Categories: Science approaches
Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fracture
Materials > Polymers & elastomers > Plastics > Thermoplastics > Polyethylene (PE)
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Tensile strength
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 09 August 2006
Date added: 02 December 2009
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