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Temperature Dependency of Plastics

Temperature Dependency of Plastics- Many times it is useful to look at no ambient properties in plastics to determine their structural behavior under such conditions. Some material exhibit large temperature effect and other have very little effect until you get close the glass transition temperature. Although it may not be necessary to test the material at the exact temperature of the application, it is necessary to test at enough temperatures to fully understand how the material is going to behave. Most time it is best to test three temperature (at least) to determine the behavior at a desired temperature: one temperature below desired. one temperature above, and one somewhere in between the other two. It is highly recommended that simulation should not be done outside of the bound of the material, some times (especially with plastics) the temperature dependency is not a linear relationship.