Materials Testing: Stress Cracking from Medical Fluids
Environmental stress cracking is one of the most frequent causes of failure of plastic parts under load. Plastics commonly used in medical technology were tested using various methods as to their resistance to stress cracking in contact with medical fluids.Beitrag auf Deutsch lesen
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