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Mechanical properties

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

AM Machine and Process Qualification

Ongoing
Machines and processes used to produce critical components for defense, aerospace, and medical applications must first be formally qualified. While

Publications

Activation of Mechanophores in a Thermoset Matrix by Instrumented Scratch

Author(s)
Chelsea S. Davis, Jeremiah Woodcock, Ryan Beams, Mitchell Rencheck, Muzhou Wang, Stephan J. Stranick, Aaron M. Forster, Jeffrey Gilman
Scratches in polymer coatings and barrier layers negatively impact optical properties (haze, light transmission, etc.), initiate routes of degradation or

Tools and Instruments

Rubber Process Analyzer

The TA Instruments RPA elite rubber process analyzer (RPA) is a strain-controlled rotational shear rheometer for the characterization of polymers, composites

Awards

Mark Stoudt Named ASM Fellow

For outstanding contributions to the scientific understanding of the structure-property relationships of additively manufactured alloys and