Stress Crazing Failure—A Mechanism of Surface Formation Through Wetting

    Published: Jan 1964

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    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.

    Author Information:

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

    Committee/Subcommittee: E01.21

    DOI: 10.1520/STP44557S

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