Tensile, Tear & Elongation
The key physical properties of Tensile, Tear and Elongation are explained with relatable examples in this short film, narrated by Anne Groff, Manager of the NuSil® Analytics Department.
The NuSil® brand is proud to present a film series on the key physical properties of silicone. Understanding both the properties and how they are tested is critical to determining the right silicone for your application. The following film provides relatable examples on Tensile, Tear and Elongation, details on test preparation and finally the methods in which NuSil® silicones are actually tested.
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Correct sample preparation is critical when testing silicone materials for specific physical properties. Click the links below for details on how to properly prepare your samples.
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