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Measurement Approaches to Develop a Fundamental Understanding of Scratch and Mar Resistance

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Author(s)

Mark R. VanLandingham, N-K Chang, T-Y Wu, Li Piin Sung, V D. Jardret, S-H Chang

Abstract

Instrumented indentation and confocal microscopy were used to characterize the surface mechanical response of polymeric materials. Viscoelastic behavior was measured using instrumented indentation. A model based on contact between a rigid probe and a viscoelastic material was used to calculate values for creep compliance and stress relaxation modulus for two polymeric materials, epoxy and poly(methyl methacrylate) or PMMA. Scratch testing was performed on these materials with various probes under a variety of conditions, and confocal microscopy was used to characterize the resulting deformation. Relationships between viscoelastic behavior, scratch damage and appearance are currently being explored using these methods along with finite element modeling.
Proceedings Title
FSCT ICE 2003 Proceedings of the 81th Annual Meeting Technical Program
Volume
1
Issue
No. 4
Conference Dates
November 12-14, 2003
Conference Location
Undefined
Conference Title
FSCT Meeting

Keywords

confocal microscopy, creep compliance, indentation, mechanical properties, modulus, optical characterization, scratch and Mar, strain and stress, viscoelastic

Citation

VanLandingham, M. , Chang, N. , Wu, T. , Sung, L. , Jardret, V. and Chang, S. (2004), Measurement Approaches to Develop a Fundamental Understanding of Scratch and Mar Resistance, FSCT ICE 2003 Proceedings of the 81th Annual Meeting Technical Program, Undefined, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860527 (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created September 30, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021