INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Finding Material properties of TPU foil less than 1mm thickness

Finding Material properties of TPU foil less than 1mm thickness

Finding Material properties of TPU foil less than 1mm thickness

(OP)
Hello,

I have a Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) foil of thickness less than 1mm and I have already done tensile testing and got material data but in need to do compression and shear test to find additional data for my simulation in Ansys.

* Since the material thickness is less than 1mm , I do not know how much pressure/load I have to apply for a compression test and till how long the should the load be applied. I have made a specimen of 10mm diameter and added two foils one top of the other so that the thickness increases but still remains less than 1mm.

* Also how to conduct shear test is question for a foil of less than 1mm thickness. What dimensions of specimens should be? and what is the procedure for conducting test?

* To model in Ansys the above material as visco-elastic what test should I need to do to get the data?

Thank you very much.


Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close