Characterization of fracture behavior under impact-like loading conditions of elastomeric grades for high-pressure gas applications

Winoj Balasooriya, Andreas Kaiser, Michael Fasching, Andreas Hausberger, Thomas Schwarz, Gerald Gerhard Pinter

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Original languageEnglish
Article number126718
Number of pages12
Issue number16 February
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2024

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Funding Information:
The PCCL is funded by the Austrian Government and the State Governments of Styria , Lower Austria and Upper Austria .

Funding Information:
The authors thank Jürgen Grosser and Philipp Arno Franz Huber for the assistance provided in experimental aspects. The research work was performed within the COMET-project “Polymers4Hydrogen” (project-no.: 21647053) at the Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL, Austria) within the framework of the COMET-program of the Federal Ministry for Climate, Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology and the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs with contributions by Montanuniversität Leoben (Department Polymer Engineering and Science, Chair of Chemistry of Polymeric Materials, Chair of Materials Science and Testing of Polymers), Politecnico di Milano, Technical University of Munich, Tampere University of Technology. Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and Arlanxeo Deutschland GmbH, ContiTech Rubber Industrial Kft. Peak Technology GmbH, SKF Sealing Solutions Austria GmbH, Faurecia. The PCCL is funded by the Austrian Government and the State Governments of Styria, Lower Austria and Upper Austria.

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  • Elastomers
  • High-pressure H gas
  • High-rate fracture
  • Rapid gas decompression (RGD)
  • Tearing energy

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