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Proceedings 2018, 2(8), 375;

Experimental Characterization of Thermoplastics for Use in Heat Exchangers

Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering, Ghent University, 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium
Presented at the 18th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Brussels, Belgium, 1–5 July 2018.
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Published: 4 May 2018
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For the prediction of long term behavior several methods are known. This paper focuses on creep in dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) and in a tensile setup. The investigated material was Polyamide 6 (PA6). As a pre-study for the DMA, Polypropylene (PP) was tested considering five different factors. To determine the significant influences, the results were interpreted statistically.
Keywords: DMA; creep; polyamide 6 DMA; creep; polyamide 6
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Schalnat, J.; Krairi, A.; Wieme, T.; Paepegem, W.V. Experimental Characterization of Thermoplastics for Use in Heat Exchangers. Proceedings 2018, 2, 375.

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