compression strength


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compression strength

[kəm′presh·ən ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
Property of a material to resist rupture under compression.
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In order to investigate the effect of maturity groups to compression strength of compressed oil palm fronds bio-composite board, the data in Table 5 showed that the trend for each portion towards matured, intermediate and young maturity groups were similar to portion factor from bottom to top portions.
However, there were significant increases in MOR up to 149[degrees]C for 8 hours, variant significant increases in MOE, intermediate increases in compression strengths, sustained shear strength up to 149[degrees]C for 8 hours, and insignificantly improved or sustained hardness values.
The aim was the reduction of the compression strength following the samples keeping, for 600 days, in an ammonium nitrate solution with 62.
As a matter of fact, this is confirmed by the finding that the compression strength of 30% OSA-added specimens was higher than that of 15% OSA-added specimens, and that concretes with lower compression strength yielded a higher amount of creep.
Compression strength from microCT (Table 1) shows a similar trend as that shown from the MTS test.
Designed primarily for easy opening Rippatape[TM] also increases the compression strength of secondary packaging, reducing the product damage that can occur during transit.
Haysite says: "When installed between the platen and mold, the series offers superior compression strength, high service temperature, thermal conductivity, low moisture absorption, and thickness tolerance versus asbestos, mica, calcium silicate, and other high-pressure laminate insulation alternatives.
Broken fibers decrease the traction strength, while the delaminations among adjacent layers decrease the compression strength.
Extracted sawdust gave pellets with a higher density and compression strength than pellets made from nonextracted sawdust.
Our presses can blend materials with extremely different melt characteristics to tailor container performance to what the customer requires, whether it's compression strength, environmental stress crack resistance, or post-consumer reclaim content.