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Experimental study on rubber biaxial tensile tests

Deng, Guohong and Qin, Yi and Zheng, Zhengyu and Ma, Yanling and Lei, Gang and Wang, Guochao and Zhu, Gang (2006) Experimental study on rubber biaxial tensile tests. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6040. ISSN 0277-786X

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Abstract

The shape of rubber biaxial tensile specimen and the forms of specimen holding and the specimen holder were discussed. The mechanics characteristics of biaxial rubber tensile was correlated with the rubber fibre direction and loading direction. The rubber hardens or softens along with the load changing. The displacement transmutation percentage and the modulus of 50% maximum displacement are important parameters for biaxial tensile rubber. The failures of biaxial rubber tensile are correlated with the maximum shearing stress.