The Vibration-Flex Test Method to Determine the Susceptibility of Plastic Films to Pinhole Formation Due to Flexing

    Volume 21, Issue 3 (May 1993)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Varughese, JV
    Graduate research assistant and associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Packaging Engineering and Technology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

    Gyeszly, SW
    Graduate research assistant and associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Packaging Engineering and Technology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

    (Received 24 February 1992; accepted 4 November 1992)

    Abstract

    A test method that uses a vibration table and helical compression springs has been developed to deterinine the susceptibility of plastic films to pinhole formation under conditions of repeated flexing. The setup, results, and limitations of the vibrationflex test are discussed.


    Paper ID: JTE11769J

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11769J

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    Title The Vibration-Flex Test Method to Determine the Susceptibility of Plastic Films to Pinhole Formation Due to Flexing
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