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IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON POLYMERIC FILMS USED IN PROTECTIVE GLAZING SYSTEMS

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Author(s)

Christopher C. White, Kar T. Tan, Donald L. Hunston, Aaron M. Forster, Deborah S. Jacobs

Abstract

Accelerated and natural aging of safety films used in protective glazing systems was investigated by the use of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy and tensile tests. Accelerated conditions involved simultaneous exposure of specimens to ultraviolet (UV) radiation between 295 nm and 450 nm and each of four temperature/relative humidity (RH) environments, i.e., (a) 30 °C at
Citation
Service Life Prediction: Vision for the Future
Publisher Info
Springer Science+Business Media, New York , NY

Keywords

Safety films, Protective glazing, degradation, glass, blast resistance, service life prediction, polymer, PETE, exposure, mechanical testing

Citation

White, C. , Tan, K. , Hunston, D. , Forster, A. and Jacobs, D. (2015), IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON POLYMERIC FILMS USED IN PROTECTIVE GLAZING SYSTEMS, Service Life Prediction: Vision for the Future, Springer Science+Business Media, New York , NY, [online], https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06034-7-1 (Accessed January 26, 2022)
Created March 11, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018