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Fatigue Testing of Engine, Exhaust Mounts and Vibration Isolators

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OEMs and Tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers are under increased pressure to meet with 5 years and 100 thousand miles warranty on each and every rubber and plastic component…

Material Properties for Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

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The basic material properties that need to be known for accurate Finite Element Analysis are: 1) Stress-Strain relationship, Young’s modulus of elasticity 2) Yield strength. 3) Bulk and shear modulus….

Dynamic Properties of Polymer, Rubber and Elastomer Materials

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Non-linear Viscoelastic Dynamic Properties of Polymer, Rubber and Elastomer Materials Static testing of materials as per ASTM D412, ASTM D638, ASTM D624 etc can be cate- gorized as slow speed tests…

Failure of Rubber Components under Fatigue

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Rubber components under multiaxial cyclic loading conditions are often considered to have failed or degraded when there is a change is the stiffness of the component and it is no…