The Plastics Distributor and Fabricator - Your Industry Magazine
The Plastics Distributor and Fabricator, Your Industry Magazine
Plastic Spacer
News Features Series Articles Columns
Plastic Spacer
Return Home
Article Keyword Search
3D Printing a Yacht Hull Mold
Curbell & Röchling Co-author Paper
CNC Marketplace
NewAge® Industries Develops New Clean Rooms
 






LATE BREAKING NEWS  

Curbell & Röchling Co-author Paper
Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s top suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, tapes, and fabricated parts, recently co-authored a research paper with plastics manufacturer, Röchling Industrial.

Existing deep ocean design literature stressed the importance of considering high hydrostatic pressure when choosing materials for deep water applications, but there was a lack of scientific research showing how plastics and composites performed in those conditions.

“The Effect of Water Absorption During Deep Ocean Submersion on the Mechanical Properties of Engineering Plastics and Composites – an Experimental Investigation” delivers the engineering details of how polymers behave in deep ocean environments. For this study, Röchling Industrial immersed thirteen thermoplastics and seven composites in pressurized artificial seawater. The plastics and composites were then tested to determine how this environment changed their mechanical properties.

To download a complimentary copy of this academic paper, go to https://info.curbellplastics.com/deep-oceansubmersion-research.

For more information, contact Beth Summers, Curbell Plastics, Inc., 7 Cobham Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127, 888-287-2355/716-667-3377, Fax: 716-667-3432, E-mail: bsummers@curbellplastics.com, Web: www.curbellplastics.com.

Return Home | Back To Top
Plastic Spacer

 
Copyright © 2021
Plastics Distributor® & Fabricator Magazine
P.O. Box 669
LaGrange, Illinois 60525-0669
All Rights Reserved.
Header Image courtesy of Nylatech, Inc.

Phone: (708) 588-1845
Fax: (708) 588-1846
Email Us