STP348: Stress Crazing Failure—A Mechanism of Surface Formation Through Wetting

    Coulehan, R. E.
    American Cyanamid Co., Central Research Laboratories, Stamford, Conn

    Pages: 7    Published: Jan 1964


    Many papers have recently appeared describing the failure of several polymers that were stressed in the presence of certain liquids. An examination into the mechanism causing this failure is made through birefringence high-speed photography and surface morphology after fracture.

    Paper ID: STP44557S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E01.21

    DOI: 10.1520/STP44557S

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