The planar tension test is designed to test the sample in a plane strain deformation state. The sample is a thin specimen with a width that is significantly larger than the height.
The graph below provides an example of the difference in response of a silicone rubber to planar tension versus uniaxial tension.
Veryst offers the following planar tension tests:
|Planar tension testing, monotonic to max. stress/strain
|Planar tension testing, load/unload (1 strain or stress level)
|Planar tension testing, load/unload cycles
|Planar tension testing, load/hold/unload cycles
|Planar tension stress relaxation testing (up to 12 hrs.)
|Planar tension creep testing (up to 12 hrs.)
|Custom load history - Combination of load/unload cycles and/or crosshead speeds
For a customized quotation, please write to us at email@example.com.