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Volume 125, 201721st International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2017)
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Impact resistance of high-density polyethylene against falling penetrator with different potential energy
1 Tomas Bata University in Zlin, nam. T. G. Masaryka 5555, 76001 Zlin, Czech Republic
2 Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology STU in Bratislava, Radlinskeho 9, 812 37 Bratislava 1, Slovakia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This study deals with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) which was subjected the drop-weight test. HDPE is a semicrystalline thermoplastic polymer which is commonly used in many applications and mainly in the automotive industry because of its properties. The injection moulded HDPE samples were subjected the penetration test at different potential energies and the results were subsequently evaluated and discussed. The samples were tested in the range of potential energies from 30 to 230 J. The first sample penetration occurred at the energy 50 J. It was found out that the potential energy 30 J is too small for penetration of this material, which shows the impact resistance of HDPE.
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