Physical Testing of Rubber

Rubber is important in many engineering applications because of its unique properties. These properties must be measured with appropriate test methods developed specifically for this class of materials. This book provides, in one volume, comprehensive coverage of the procedures for measuring the who...

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Main Author: Brown, Roger
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2006, 2006
Edition:4th ed. 2006
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • General Considerations
  • Standards and Standards Organisations
  • Preparation of Test Pieces
  • Conditioning and Test Atmospheres
  • Tests on Unvulcanized Rubbers
  • Mass, Density and Dimensions
  • Short Term Stress — Strain Properties
  • Dynamic Stress and Strain Properties
  • Creep, Relaxation and Set
  • Friction and Wear
  • Fatigue
  • Electrical Tests
  • Thermal Properties
  • Effect of Temperature
  • Environmental Resistance
  • Permeability
  • Adhesion, Corrosion and Staining