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FEA of Plastics

FEA of Plastics

FEA of Plastics

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I am doing a rough FEA on an ABS part and a nylon 6/6 part.  Any ideas on how to approximate Poissons and the shear modulus and strength?  The parts are being used a room temperature.

Thanks!

RE: FEA of Plastics

Try: www.matweb.com

They have lots of materials and material specs. They might have the specific one you are looking for or something close since there are is a seamingly endless number of suppliers and grades.

Will

RE: FEA of Plastics

(OP)
Will, part of the problem is that very few (in fact no) spec sheets have these particular parameters as they are very temperature dependent and hence not compiled in standard specs.  I know the data exists somewhere but so far no dice.  Thanks for the lead though!  A great site, just too bad they don't have what I need.

Mike

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