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delamination

[dē‚lam·ə′nā·shən]
(biology)
The separation of cells into layers.
(embryology)
Gastrulation in which the endodermal layer splits off from the inner surface of the blastoderm and the space between this layer and the yolk represents the archenteron.
(engineering)
Separation of a laminate into its constituent layers.

Delamination

Coming apart layer by layer; as in a separation of plies in a plywood panel, either through failure of the adhesive or through failure at the interface of the adhesive and the lamination.

delamination

A failure in a laminated structure characterized by the separation or loss of adhesion between plies, as in built-up roofing or glue-laminated timber.
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When cutting the composite materials with traditional mechanical means like saws, the material delaminates, melts, and in some cases even catches fire," Dan Miller, ITEN machining product manager, said.
The heart of the system is a central converting drum with five processing stations to laminate, delaminate or diecut materials like film and foil, pressure sensitive paperstock and textiles.
Particularly, the ability of organoclays to swell and delaminate in organic solvents has lead to their widespread use as rheological control agents [4-6].
Lanren Roman, the company's executive vice president, notes that MaSeR's process allows it to delaminate material, liberating the various raw materials.
Tactilus[R] surface pressure mapping technology is designed to be a valuable aid in research and development and quality control for evaluation of where and how a tube fatigues as well as when labels or appliques delaminate.
The furniture will not chip, peel, rust, rot, delaminate, break, or ever need painting.
Cons: Parts will delaminate in high humidity, and are not easily machined.
This exclusive and patented technology from OT offers both a 10-year life span for the cards and the best security possible, especially a card body which is impossible to delaminate.
It will not delaminate or absorb moisture and creates less dust during fabrication.
Burke Marine's flat foam fenders are made from tough, lightweight dual density EVA foam which won't delaminate, deflate or absorb water and the flat rectangular shape means they won't roll or ride up.
C[yen] DSM said that it worked closely with Austrian-based Advanced Polymer Compounds (APC) a company specialised among other things in formulating and testing recipes in compounding processes, and succeeded in meeting the technological challenge of developing a product that does not self-ignite, drip or delaminate at temperatures of up to 250[euro]centsC.
The filters will not delaminate, buckle or collapse.