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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.
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Additionally thermal effects are exploited as the contaminant tends to frack (freeze-crack) and delaminate from the substrate.
If the material doesn't properly affix to the beam, it may delaminate, causing the tile in front of it to crack.
The furniture will not chip, peel, rust, rot, delaminate, break, or ever need painting.
Experience shows coatings delaminate over time because of improper preparation of the concrete surface, or inadequate and improper application in the field.
ConShield molecularly bonds to the cement particles, It cannot wash off, chip, peel, delaminate or pinhole.
Cons: Parts will delaminate in high humidity, and are not easily machined.
The new identity card is impossible to forge, unlawfully manipulate and delaminate.
The halogen-free silicone encapsulation will not delaminate or degrade due to exposure to steam, water, alcohol, UV light, mechanical abuse, autoclave and many chemicals.
Membranes must not tear, puncture, fracture, or develop any through-openings or delaminate or separate from adjacent components.
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.