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Creep Failure of Plastics

About this event

Creep is the tendency of a polymeric material to deform permanently under the influence of constant stress and is a leading plastic failure mechanism. It occurs as a function of time through extended exposure to levels of stress that are below the yield strength of the material. This learning session will explain the mechanism, the contributing factors, and provide strategies for anticipating and avoiding failure.

By the end of this presentation, you will have a better understanding of:

  • The properties of molded plastic materials will change over time when under continuous stress.
  • Unexpected brittle failure can occur under conditions of low to moderate applied stress.
  • Time and temperature act on plastics in the same way.

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Jeffrey Jansen Engineering Manager @ The Madison Group

    Jeff is a graduate of Carroll College and the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He is an expert in failure analysis, material identification and selection, as well as compatibility, aging, and lifetime prediction studies for thermoplastic materials.

The Madison Group

Putting Years of Plastics Engineering Experience To Work For You

The Madison Group has been a recognized global leader providing consulting services, technical expertise and innovative technology to the plastics industry since 1993. We solve plastic problems and find economic solutions that help drive product development to yield higher quality parts.