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polyolefine foam tape material properties

polyolefine foam tape material properties

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Hello,
Does anyone have test data and or other material properties to define a polyolefine foam tape? I am creating a finite element model using a (.6 - 1.1 mm thick) foam tape as the gasket between 2 aluminum housings which are bolted and compressed together. This analysis will use Abaqus.

RE: polyolefine foam tape material properties

You should be looking for data for the Blatz-Ko material model. I dont have any material data, but there may be something on the Matereality site.

Rick Fischer
Principal Engineer
Argonne National Laboratory

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