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Title: Progress Summary: 12-Month Compression Set and Load Retention of Thermally Accelerated Aged Siloxane Specimens (Additively Manufactured by the Direct-Ink-Write (DIW) 3D Printing Technique) Was Measured

Abstract

Motivation: Accelerated aging of polymeric materials is needed to predict their long-term mechanical functionality. Two key metrics used to evaluate their performance are compression set and load retention. A baseline(time=0)mechanical assessment was done prior to initiating the accelerated aging process to acquire initial thickness and load values for future calculation of compression set and load retention.Specimens are beingaged under compressive strain (13%for the current studies) at four different temperatures (25, 40, 55, and 70°C) for at least 1 year; compression set and load retention will be measured at various timepoints. Time-temperature superposition (TTS) will be applied to the isothermal data to obtain long-term predictions. Significance: Compression set is increasing with time and temperature, as expected. The increasing compression set is accompanied by decreasing load retention.The relativelylow compression set indicates the material is performing well.In a previous aging study, the legacy S5370 RTV foam exhibited 40% relative compression set after 12 months at 70°C, which is more than twice that of the DIW material. Progress:Data has been acquired out to the 12-month timepoint. Relative compression set and load retention versus time are shown in Fig. 1.A technical issue with the method of measuring load retention was discovered and previously reported loadmore » retention values have been adjusted; the current load retention values are estimates. TTS predictions are shown in Fig. 2.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1481073
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-760545
948850
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Small, W., Bryson, T. M., and Maiti, A. Progress Summary: 12-Month Compression Set and Load Retention of Thermally Accelerated Aged Siloxane Specimens (Additively Manufactured by the Direct-Ink-Write (DIW) 3D Printing Technique) Was Measured. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1481073.
Small, W., Bryson, T. M., & Maiti, A. Progress Summary: 12-Month Compression Set and Load Retention of Thermally Accelerated Aged Siloxane Specimens (Additively Manufactured by the Direct-Ink-Write (DIW) 3D Printing Technique) Was Measured. United States. doi:10.2172/1481073.
Small, W., Bryson, T. M., and Maiti, A. Fri . "Progress Summary: 12-Month Compression Set and Load Retention of Thermally Accelerated Aged Siloxane Specimens (Additively Manufactured by the Direct-Ink-Write (DIW) 3D Printing Technique) Was Measured". United States. doi:10.2172/1481073. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1481073.
@article{osti_1481073,
title = {Progress Summary: 12-Month Compression Set and Load Retention of Thermally Accelerated Aged Siloxane Specimens (Additively Manufactured by the Direct-Ink-Write (DIW) 3D Printing Technique) Was Measured},
author = {Small, W. and Bryson, T. M. and Maiti, A.},
abstractNote = {Motivation: Accelerated aging of polymeric materials is needed to predict their long-term mechanical functionality. Two key metrics used to evaluate their performance are compression set and load retention. A baseline(time=0)mechanical assessment was done prior to initiating the accelerated aging process to acquire initial thickness and load values for future calculation of compression set and load retention.Specimens are beingaged under compressive strain (13%for the current studies) at four different temperatures (25, 40, 55, and 70°C) for at least 1 year; compression set and load retention will be measured at various timepoints. Time-temperature superposition (TTS) will be applied to the isothermal data to obtain long-term predictions. Significance: Compression set is increasing with time and temperature, as expected. The increasing compression set is accompanied by decreasing load retention.The relativelylow compression set indicates the material is performing well.In a previous aging study, the legacy S5370 RTV foam exhibited 40% relative compression set after 12 months at 70°C, which is more than twice that of the DIW material. Progress:Data has been acquired out to the 12-month timepoint. Relative compression set and load retention versus time are shown in Fig. 1.A technical issue with the method of measuring load retention was discovered and previously reported load retention values have been adjusted; the current load retention values are estimates. TTS predictions are shown in Fig. 2.},
doi = {10.2172/1481073},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
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