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Abstract

This article discusses the molecular mechanism, environmental criteria, and material optimization of environmental stress crazing (ESC) in glassy thermoplastics, polyethylenes, and nylons. In addition, it provides information on various tests used to determine relative susceptibility to ESC, namely constant tensile load testing and constant-strain testing.

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2003. "Environmental Stress Crazing", Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics, Steven Lampman

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