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21. Elastic Modulus Characterization of Nanocomposite Latex Coatings
Published: 9/24/2008
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Stephanie S Watson, Jonathan White
Abstract: The elastic modulus of a polystyrene-butyl acrylate latex coating was measured using three different techniques: instrumented indentation, dynamic mechanical analysis, and tensile testing. The coating was formulated with 25 nm and 250 nm diameter Ti ...

22. Thermo-viscoelastic Analysis and Creep Testing of Ambient Cure Epoxy Adhesives Used in Construction Applications
Published: 7/30/2008
Authors: Joannie W Chin, Donald Lee Hunston, Aaron M Forster, Justin M Ocel, Jean Michel Hartmann, Paul Fuchs
Abstract: Epoxies are increasingly used in construction for structural applications and properties such as creep are very important. For this reason, the thermo-viscoelastic properties and creep response of two commercial, ambient cure structural epoxy adhesi ...

23. Interfacial Characterization of Multiple Layer Coatings on Thermoplastic Olefins (TPO)
Published: 5/30/2008
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Chris A Michaels, Justin Lucas, Li Piin Sung
Abstract: Thermoplastic olefins (TPO) have made significant inroads as polymeric materials for interior and exterior automotive parts. Spray applied chlorinated polyolefins (CPO) are often used to improve paint adhesion to the low surface energy TPO substrate ...

24. Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposite Latex Films via Instrumented Indentation
Published: 9/6/2006
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Stephanie S Watson, Laura Johnson, Li Piin Sung
Abstract: Inorganic particles, introduced into networked or glassy polymer films, have been used to increase the stiffness of films as a function of pigment loading. Latex films often contain inorganic pigments to increase the opaqueness of the film and to ac ...

25. The Development of a High-Throughput Axisymmetric Adhesion Test
Published: 2/13/2005
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Wenhua Zhang, Christopher M Stafford
Abstract: There has been a growing effort to extend combinatorial and high throughput (C&HT) methods into many aspects of material science, including material property screening and materials discovery. In material science, a prevalent approach to combinatoria ...

26. A Multilens Measurement Platform for High-Throughput Adhesion Measurements
Published: 12/1/2004
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Weiping Zhang, Christopher M Stafford
Abstract: There are few methods available for performing high-throughput adhesion measurements. Current high-throughput methodologies for measuring interfacial adhesion rely on serial or sequential testing of discrete or continuous libraries. Alternatively, ...

27. Mapping Polymeric Properties Using Combinatorial and High-Throughput Methods: Adhesion and Mechanical Properties
Published: 5/1/2004
Authors: Aaron M Forster, A Chiche, Martin Y Chiang, Christopher M Stafford, Alamgir Karim
Abstract: High-throughput and combinatorial methods unlock novel approaches to investigations of new materials, allowing the materials community to carry out studies that promise greater efficiency to materials discovery and optimization. To this end, we have ...

28. Energy Analysis of Multi-Lens Adhesion Measurements
Published: 3/1/2004
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Christopher M Stafford, Alamgir Karim
Abstract: The NIST Combinatorial Methods Center (NCMC) has adapted the Johnson Kendall, and Roberts (JKR) adhesive contact test for the development of a high-throughput adhesion measurement platform. This technique utilizes an array of hemispherical lenses to ...

29. Combinatorial Techniques to Measure Curing of Epoxy Films
Published: 2/1/2004
Authors: Aaron M Forster, D Ragahavan, Naomi Eidelman, Alamgir Karim
Abstract: Combinatorial methods were implemented in the investigation of time and temperature effects on epoxy curing by using three complementary techniques: axisymmetric adhesion testing, FT-IR reflectance mapping, and confocal fluorescence mapping to charac ...

30. High-Throughput Adhesion Testing of Combinatorial Libraries With Multi-Lens Arrays
Published: 2/1/2004
Authors: Aaron M Forster, Wenhua Zhang, Christopher M Stafford
Abstract: The NIST Combinatorial Methods Center (NCMC) has adapted the Johnson, Kendall, and Roberts (JKR) test to develop a high-throughput adhesion measurement platform. Traditionally, the JKR test utilizes a single hemispherical lens compressed against (loa ...

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