stress cracking

stress cracking

The cracking of a weld or a base metal which contains residual stresses.
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Accel's uniform gradation and exclusive polymer formula, he adds, ensure a durable bond for strong and flexible joints; prevent stress cracking, even in extreme hot and cold weather conditions; and, afford quicker, even filling of joints for interlocking concrete or brick pavements.
Tenders are invited for Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance Escr Apparatus
It is my experience that environmental stress cracking (ESC) is the leading mechanism of plastic component failure.
An impact guard sidewall design deflects debris for better sidewall protection while reducing stress cracking, and the tire's rim guard protector shields the wheel for extended life and constant inflation.
An impact guard sidewall design deflects debris for optimum sidewall protection while reducing stress cracking.
Sidel says the new PET bottle offers improved resistance in terms of stress cracking and creeping, as well as better stability throughout the supply chain.
New Apex SCR rigid PVC compounds make it possible for rigid PVC to replace polycarbonate (PC) in clear medical components such as connectors and check valves, obtaining comparable strength and excellent clarity while reducing or eliminating the stress cracking that often occurs in PC at the interface with flexible PVC components such as tubing.
Agr's solution is to monitor pearlescence in the bottle--a sign of crazing--with an electronic camera and adjust the preform temperature to the lowest level above the point of crazing so as to combine highest orientation with longest time to stress cracking.
Coverage encompasses the specifics of various corrosion problems including stress cracking and embrittlement, hydrogen attack, erosion corrosion, and liquid-metal embrittlement, as well as prevention measures; materials selection; chemical control of corrosive environments; requirements and conditions for corrosion control in the petroleum and petrochemical industries; corrosion evaluation; surface preparation and maintenance; fabrication techniques; and heat treatment, among other topics.
NCOC has identified stress cracking due to sulphur-laden, highly corrosive gases as "the root cause of the pipeline issues" at Kashagan.
In the FNCT test, the solvent used acts as stress cracking agent to promote crazing and cracking.
The convoluted core styles offer more hose flexibility and are less susceptible to stress cracking than metal counterparts, according to the company.